Resources

View the Annual Income Limits document to determine how your household income works with NFC's guidelines within some of NFC's lending programs.

Every NFC loan includes a renovation plan. The following documents will assist you in getting bids that meet the requirements of NFC lending.

  • Frequently Asked Questions will guide you through the process of getting bids for your renovation project.
  • Example Renovation Contract  - NFC is required to get a Renovation Contract to meet the requirements of our investors. This example can be used or you can provide an alternative document for approval. The Contract must be completed by you and your contractor.
  • Instructions for Example Contract provides instructions to complete the Renovation Contract.
  • Renovation Loan Agreement is the document the borrower will sign at their loan closing with NFC.  This is provided as a sample and should not be completed as part of the bid process.
Des Moines Financial & Education Resources

Local and online resources to learn how to prepare for homeownership and/or receive information on credit and budgeting.

Cedar Rapids Financial & Education Resources

Local and online resources to learn how to prepare for homeownership and/or receive information on credit and budgeting.

NFC Purchase Loan Timeline Des Moines

This document provides expectations and deadlines for an on-time closing in Des Moines.

NFC Purchase Loan Timeline Cedar Rapids

This document provides expectations and deadlines for an on-time closing in Cedar Rapids.

NFC Purchase Loan Process Video

Steps to take in order to receive a loan from NFC.

Steps to a Successful NFC Loan

Here is what to expect during the Neighborhood Finance Corporation loan process.

Know Your Numbers

Successful homeownership begins with "knowing your numbers".

Resources For Des Moines Home Improvements

Sometimes Neighborhood Finance Corporation (NFC) is not the best answer for a homeowner. For this reason, we are providing information on other programs that may be able to assist you with your home improvements.

Resources For Cedar Rapids Home Improvements

Sometimes Neighborhood Finance Corporation (NFC) is not the best answer for a homeowner. For this reason, we are providing information on other programs that may be able to assist you with your home improvements.

Guide to Buying Your Own Home

Are you ready to purchase a new home? Make informed, sound decisions with this Guide to Buying Your Own Home by Fannie Mae.  NFC may reimburse you the $75 fee for the course at your loan closing if you finance your purchase through NFC and provide a certificate of completion.