Lender Training

THDA offers live and pre-recorded trainings. For individual assistance or questions, please email us.

Lender Q&A Training will be back in March 2024!

The panel will provide a brief presentation along with answering the most frequently asked questions. There will be time at the end for any participant questions related to the program.

Please note that these pre-recorded trainings contain certain screen shots or references that are outdated. SFLO is currently updating presentations and recordings to reflect changes that took effect on 04/28/2022. The changes that took place on 4/28/22 are as follows:

- rate lock period changes for MRB

- Down Payment Assistance term for Payment option is now a 30-Year amortized payment

- Three Year requirement waived for divorced applicant that did not have an ownership interest in their primary residence

- GC97 program name has been changed to Freddie Mac HFA Advantage®

These changes are reflected in the Originating Agents Guide (Effective 4/28/2022 version) and can be found in Lender Notices 2022-06, 2022-12 & 2022-18.

Great Choice Operations Training

Learn everything you need to know about submitting and closing a Great Choice loan. Offered in role specific mini-sessions for processors, underwriters, and closers. This training(s) is mandatory for THELMA loan portal login access; and is optional for Loan Officers.

Click on session below. After registration information is entered, video will play.

HFA Advantage Operations Training

For lenders participating in the HFA Advantage program. Learn everything you need to know about submitting and closing a Freddie Mac HFA Advantage® loan. Offered in role specific mini-sessions for processors, underwriters, and closers. This training(s) is mandatory for THELMA loan portal login access; and is optional for Loan Officers.

Click on session below. After registration information is entered, video will play.

Homebuyer Education FAQ

Learn how to help your client find the right Homebuyer Education class and ensure they have a great experience with every part of the loan process. This short video covers questions most frequently asked by THDA Lenders.

Click here for video. Approximately 5 minutes.

    Great Choice and HFA Advantage Operations Training

    This training covers all the basics of the Great Choice Loan Program and is recommended for all newly approved lenders, as well as a refresher course for experienced staff. Topics include eligibility criteria, Homebuyer Education requirements, Rate Lock & Loan Submission, Underwriting, Closing & Funding requirements, and processes for each execution. While this is a prepared presentation, we will still leave plenty of time at the end for questions.

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    k here to contact Rebekah Bicknell and request onsite or virtual training for your team. Please enter "Lender Training" in subject line.

    Schedule for 2024:

    Morning Sessions 9:00 AM-10:30 AM Central/ 10:00 AM-11:30 AM Eastern

    • February 14 Topic: Great Choice
    • March 13 Topic: HFA Advantage
    • April 10 Topic: Great Choice
    • May 8 Topic: HFA Advantage
    • June 12 Topic: Great Choice
    • July 10 Topic: HFA Advantage
    • August 14 Topic: Great Choice
    • September 11 Topic: HFA Advantage
    • October 9 Topic: Great Choice
    • November 13 Topic: HFA Advantage
    • December 11 Topic: Great Choice

    Afternoon Sessions 1:00 PM- 2:30 PM Central/ 2:00 PM- 3:30 PM Eastern

    • February 14 Topic: HFA Advantage
    • March 13 Topic: Great Choice
    • April 10 Topic: HFA Advantage
    • May 8 Topic: Great Choice
    • June 12 Topic: HFA Advantage
    • July 10 Topic: Great Choice
    • August 14 Topic: HFA Advantage
    • September 11 Topic: Great Choice
    • October 9 Topic: HFA Advantage
    • November 13 Topic: Great Choice
    • December 11 Topic: HFA Advantage