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Buying or selling a home can be overwhelming. In addition to our consumer information page, we have provided more information to other organizations and agencies and we have listed below a list of helpful information and tools to help you in your home buying or selling process. 

Helpful Articles

Why Taking a First-Time Homebuyer Education Course Is a No-Brainer 

It Pays To Get Smarter About Home Buying

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10 Secrets to Selling Your Home Faster

Helpful Resources For Consumers

Learn How to Buy A Home

Texas Homebuyers University makes it easy to navigate the process for first-time homebuyers - Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs

TSAHC Down Payment Assistance Calculator - Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation 

Ready to Buy a Home? - Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation 

A step-by-step outline of the home buying process - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Affairs

Get the full Home Buying Guide - Attorney General's Office 

Market Information

Looking for Information on Your Market? - Texas A&M Real Estate Center

Need Help Navigating the Home Loan Process - download the Home Loan Toolkit - Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Financing and Down Payment Information

Look into Homebuyer Assistance Programs - Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs

Buying your first home in Texas? Get down payment assistance - Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs

Homes for Texas Heros Program - home buyer assistances for teachers, police officers, correctional officers, firefighters, EMS personnel, and veterans - Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation

Public Service Announcements

Want to share information with buyers and sellers or your agent? TREC has published a series of public service announcements that can help. These PSA's highlight the agency's mission of consumer protection by providing valuable information for consumers and license holders.