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About the Author

Axiom Business Book Award Winner

Anna DeSimone is a nationally recognized author and consultant in housing finance, and has developed more than 40 best practice books for industry professionals on the topic of fair and responsible lending.

 

Housing Finance 2020
Axiom Business Book Award
Silver Medalist
Personal Finance, Retirement Planning and Investing

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Anna's Latest Posts

Lower your Carbon Footprint with an Energy-Efficient Home

If you’re looking to purchase a new home, there are many advantages to buying a home that has  energy efficient features. These may be homes in a new housing development, a modular or manufactured home, or an existing home that was upgraded by the current owner. Energy features can include…

Start planning now to buy a home in 2020

A New Year’s resolution that’s definitely worth keeping is to get ready to buy your first home in 2020. The most important thing you can do is begin organizing your financial paperwork. Mortgage lenders will ask you for a long list of verification documents to prove your income, savings, and…

How to understand silent seconds, deferred, and forgivable loans for down payment assistance

Down payment assistance can be a free grant, or it can be a loan that is enough to cover a 3.5% or 4% down payment on a home. Many housing agencies offer higher amounts to also cover closing costs and/or home repairs. Loans might be in the form of a…