Monthly Archives: August 2015

Upcoming Classes For First Time Buyers In Virginia

Classes are scheduled to be offered by the Office of Housing and Community Development to teach first-time home buyers the pros and cons of the purchasing process to help them with a seamless transition into the world of property ownership. … Continue reading

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First Time Home Buyer Classes To Be Offered In September In Wisconsin

Wisconsin first time home buyers will be delighted to know that the Appleton Housing Authority will be offering home buying classes the evening of September 2 at their office in Appleton. When the student has completed the class, perspective home … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Tops List Of States With Most Generous First Time Home Buyer Programs

For the typical Pennsylvania first time home buyer, coming up with the down payment and closing costs is the most difficult hurdle to overcome in the quest to be a property owner. After paying monthly rent, there is often very … Continue reading

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WSHFC Offers Free Class For First Time Home Buyers

When it comes to doing something that we’ve never done before, all of us are hesitant and leery of making a mistake. And the more money that is on the line, the more leery we are. Fortunately, for Washington State … Continue reading

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$5,000 Down Payment Help Makes All The Difference For This Michigan Couple

Amber Geiersbach and Adam Hook bought their first home in Port Huron, MI with the help of a $5,000 down payment  grant from Port Huron’s Urban Pioneer Program. For this couple – and many others in a similar situation – … Continue reading

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Two New Programs For Delaware 1st Time Buyers

The Delaware State Housing Authority along with Governor Jack Markell have announced the formation of two new programs to help Delaware first time home buyers with their property purchase. One program, the DSHA-Paid Mortgage Insurance (MI) will offer owners a … Continue reading

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New Incentive Program Provides $7,500 For Maryland 1st Time Property Buyers

The recent riots in Baltimore have bruised the city’s image, possibly scaring away potential home buyers. That’s not something that neither the mayor of Baltimore nor the Governor of Maryland are willing to simply ignore. So they’ve teamed up to … Continue reading

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A Hefty $15,000 Down Payment Grant Available In Connecticut

For the average Connecticut first time home buyer, a brand new down payment assistance program is a dream come true. $15,000 is available in the form of a loan that is applied towards your down payment. However, if you live … Continue reading

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$4,000 Down Payment Assistance Available In Ohio

The Superior Federal Credit Union, through its charitable arm, the Superior Foundation, has pledged funds to help Ohio first time home buyers come up with the needed funds for a down payment. The track record of this program is overwhelmingly … Continue reading

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$7,500 Down Payment Subsidies Available To 1st Time Buyers In Michigan

When it comes to having enough funds to buy your first residence, a subsidy of $7,500 can mean the difference between continuing on as a lessee, or entering the realm of property ownership. For first time home buyers in Michigan, … Continue reading

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Up To $30,000 First Time Home Buyer Grant Available In New York

New York first time home buyers having something to cheer about if they’re lucky enough to be in Madison County, which received a New York State Community Development Block Grant Housing Award of $590,000 for direct home ownership assistance in … Continue reading

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$7,500 Down Payment Grants Available In Illinois

The Illinois Housing Development Authority has just implemented a program that provides $7,500 down payment assistance in the form of a grant to Illinois first time home buyers. To qualify for this program you’ll need a credit score of at … Continue reading

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With A Looming Fed Rate Hike, Now May Be The Opportune Moment For 1st Time Home Buyers

Going back 50 years in history, there has never been a time when mortgage rates are as favorable as they are today. The question is, how much longer will rates remain at historically low levels? Higher rates – albeit not … Continue reading

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New Down Payment Assistance Programs Are Proposed In Colorado

For some Colorado residents, first time buyer programs are readily available. But not all first time home buyers in Colorado are privy to such lucrative offers. Residents of Aspen, however, are holding out hope for a new proposal that would … Continue reading

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