While MERSCORP Holdings, Inc. is a member-based company and Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (MERS) is a business-to-business organization, we provide useful tips and resources in this section of our website for consumers and homeowners.
Below are links to organizations that provide homeownership information and counseling services. The sites to which you will be directed are neither owned nor operated by MERSCORP Holdings, Inc. or Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. The companies are not responsible for any content therein, and they do not control, monitor or guarantee the information contained in these sites or information contained in links to other external web sites.
Fannie Mae is a government-sponsored enterprise chartered by Congress to keep money flowing to mortgage lenders, to help strengthen the U.S. housing and mortgage markets, and to support affordable homeownership.
FHA Resource Center is part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) provides mortgage insuirance on loans made by FHA-approved lenders throughout the U.S. and its territorties.
Foreclosure Rescue Scams - Offered by the Federal Trade Commission, this site offers tips on recognizing foreclosure scams.
Freddie Mac is a government-sponsored enterprise chartered by Congress to stabilize the nation's residential mortgage markets and expand opportunities for homeownership and affordable rental housing.
Hope Now — An alliance between counsellors, servicers, investors and other mortgage industry participants to assist distressed homeowners.
KnowYourOptions — A website offered by Fannie Mae to help homeowners understand available options if they are experiencing financial hardship.
NeighborWorks America — A national nonprofit organization created by Congress to provide financial support, technical assistance and training for community-based revitalization efforts.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development — This federal government housing agency provides helpful information about avoiding foreclosure and other topics.