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First Time Home Buyer Programs By Town And City Throughout Illinois

Research What’s Available Near You First time home buyers in Illinois have many options available to them for help in purchasing their first residence. In addition to the statewide down payment assistance programs offered by the Illinois Housing Development Authority, … Continue reading

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Texas Couple Describe How $15,000 Down Payment Grant Made Home Buying Possible

Joshua and Emily Robbins had their lives changed by a $15,000 down payment grant provided by the NeighborhoodLIFT program, which has received $6 million from Wells Fargo to help Texas first time home buyers enter the world of property ownership. … Continue reading

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Wells Fargo Now Offering Up To $15,000 Down Payment Help To Michigan Homebuyers

Michigan first time home buyers can now tap into a new down payment assistance program offered by Wells Fargo that can provide them up to $15,000 in the form of a down payment grant. The program is called the “Home … Continue reading

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5 Wisconsin Organizations Receive Awards For Promoting Home Ownership

Wisconsin first time home buyers have benefited from various grants, programs, awards and other forms of help provided by a handful or organizations within the state. Five of those organizations have recently been presented an award for their contribution towards … Continue reading

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Mississippi Couple Purchases 1st Home With Grant Assistance

Mississippi first time home buyers should follow in the footsteps of Lora and Michael Gallion of Greenwood, Mississippi. Living on a very low income, they thought purchasing a home was something they’d never be able to afford. However, with assistance … Continue reading

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Colorado Woman Describes Her First Time Home Buying Experience

For one Colorado first time home buyer, purchasing a property for the first time was a challenge, but she persistently overcame all hurdles due to her desire to escape “unaffordable rent pricing.” The Durango Herald has the story: The golden … Continue reading

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Don’t Make These 9 Typical First Time Buyer Mistakes

When you’ve never done something before – it doesn’t matter whether it’s buying your first home or driving an auto for the first time – you’re going to make mistakes. When it comes to big life decisions, mistakes can be … Continue reading

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First Time Buyer Class Is A Windfall To New Jersey Couple

For New Jersey first time home buyers Nadia Murdock and her husband, Cecil Villar, who purchased their first home in late June for $285,000, a first time home buyer class – offered by the Chamber of Commerce – that they … Continue reading

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Workshop For First Time Home Buyers In Massachusetts

As a Massachusetts first time home buyer, there’s a lot to learn about making your first property purchase. For residents throughout Massachusetts, there’s a workshop being offered to educate you on all the details of the process. The classes will … Continue reading

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Learning About Down Payment Assistance Programs Is The First Step to Home Ownership

We recently reported that 70% of American adults are completely unaware that down payment assistance programs even exist. That’s a shame. For the majority of first time home owners, coming up with the down payment is the biggest hurdle. So … Continue reading

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Easter Seals Offers The Home Buyer Education Workshop And Down Payment Assistance Program

The Easter Seals organization is providing workshops that teach the many advantages and disadvantages of home-ownership, the steps of the purchasing process, information about credit, credit scoring, personal money management, the ins and outs of various types of mortgage loans … Continue reading

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First Time Buyer Class To Be Offered In D.C.

Today’s financial environment offers more challenges to first time home buyers than days gone by. In spite of the impediments, experts assert that now is a great time to purchase your first home. But where should you start? By definition, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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