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Educational Videos for Homebuyers and Real Estate Professionals

We are here to help you on your journey to homeownership. Check out our educational videos for more information on GSFA down payment assistance, qualifying for a mortgage loan in general and get inspired by real time stories of individuals and families who have achieved the dream of homeownership.



Series | The Journey to Homeownership

Watch real-life success stories of individuals and families who became homeowners through the GSFA down payment assistance programs. Listen to a variety of challenges they may have faced and how they overcame these challenges to achieve the dream of homeownership.

Face Your Fears

Season 1 - Episode 3 | June 20, 2022

Meet Tanya Hildreth, a school counselor in Los Angeles County, focused on foster, homeless and juvenile justice youth. After a decade long relationship and living situation ended abruptly, Tanya had a wakeup call that she needed to pursue buying a home and build her own financial security.

After saving up some money, she bought a condominium through a low-down payment program, but a break-in and some other misadventures disheartened her, and after only two months, she sold the property to pursue a better fit with the next home purchase...


Series | Affordable Housing (Financial Literacy)

Part 5 of the GSFA Affordable Housing Series explores the various aspects of qualifying for a Mortgage Loan, with education on credit, debt-to-income ratios (DTIs), co-borrowers, cosigners, and how to work through financial hardships or special circumstances.

Credit Challenges, Financial or Personal Hardships

GSFA Affordable Housing Series, Part 5 - Segment 3 of 3 | July 11, 2022


FICO Scores and Credit Requirements

GSFA Affordable Housing Series, Part 5 - Segment 2 of 3 | July 6, 2022


Debt-to-Income Ratios and the Use of a Cosigner or Co-borrower

GSFA Affordable Housing Series, Part 5 - Segment 1 of 3 | June 30, 2022




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