If you want more information about how
to buy a home or how to get a mortgage, the free booklets
described below are available from the Fannie Mae Foundation.
To order, call the listed toll-free number. Additional information
may also be found on the Fannie Mae Foundation Web site:
Opening the Door to a Home of Your
Own. This easy-to-read guide explains the home-buying
process, how to finance a home, and how the mortgage process
works. To receive free copies of this guide in English,
Chinese, Haitian-Creole, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian,
or Vietnamese, call 1-800-688-HOME (4663). For a free copy
of the guide in Spanish, call 1-800-782-2729.
Choosing the Mortgage Thats Right
for You. This guide will help you learn more about shopping
for the right mortgage. To receive a free copy of this booklet
in English, call 1-800-688-HOME (4663). For a free copy
of the booklet in Spanish, call 1-800-782-2729.
New Americans Guide: How to Become
a Citizen, How to Become a Homeowner. This guide provides
information on both citizenship and homeownership. To receive
a free copy of this booklet in English, call 1-800-544-9213,
and in Spanish, call 1-800-693-7557.
ESL Curriculum: How to Buy a Home in
the United States. This English as a Second Language
Curriculum integrates language development with practical
knowledge of homeownership for intermediate to advanced
speakers. It promotes English reading, writing, listening,
and speaking skills through a variety of relevant educational
activities. Free classroom sets comprising one teachers
guide and up to 20 student books can be ordered by calling
1-800-544-9224. The online version
can be found here.
Literacy/Adult Basic Education Curriculum:
How to Buy Your Own Home. For additional copies of How
to Buy Your Own Home, write to Targeted Outreach Programs,
Fannie Mae Foundation, 4000 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington,
DC 20016-2804. Free classroom sets comprising one teachers
guide and up to 20 student books can be ordered. Please
specify the quantity of student guides you would like to
receive. Requests should be made on business letterhead
when possible and should specify the course being taught.
up to three weeks for delivery. The
online version can be found here.