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Homebuyers

Homebuyer Resources

Buying a home is likely one of the most significant purchases you will ever make. AHFA wants to help make this process as simple as possible, and we hope the information and resources on this page will help you be a more informed, confident homebuyer. AHFA offers several programs specifically designed to give first-time or lower-income home buyers extra assistance. Find out more...

  • The Homebuying Wish List helps you think about and identify the features you want in a home
  • The Homebuying Checklist can be used when you tour homes to keep track of what each home offers and whether it meets your needs

Helpful Links

Mortgage Calculator
Use this handy calculator to estimate how much you can afford, loan payments, amortization schedules, tax effects, and other helpful tools.

Real Estate License Verification
Search this international database to verify the current status of a real estate practitioner's license. This tool will help you determine whether or not the person with whom you are working is authorized to assist you for a fee in a real estate transaction.

HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agencies in Alabama
HUD sponsors housing counseling agencies throughout the country that can provide advice on buying a home, renting, defaults, foreclosures, and credit issues.

Homeownership Program Resources

Trade Associations