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New Program In Indiana Provides Up To $15,000 Down Payment Assistance

Maria Wright is one happy Indiana first time home buyer. She’s got a lot to smile about, now that she has tapped into a program offered by Wells Fargo that is providing her with $15,000 in down payment assistance to … Continue reading

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Up To $5,000 Grants For Florida 1st Time Buyers

Florida first time home buyers can tap into the 2015 Matching Grant Program and receive $4 for every $1 they contribute towards their down payment, up to the maximum of $5,000. Unlike some other programs in which the assistance comes … Continue reading

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Tennessee Housing Development Agency Awards $400,000 For Down Payment Assistance

There’s good news for low-income Tennessee first time home buyers: the Tennessee Housing Development Agency has just awarded $400,000 to the Rutherford County Habitat for Humanity. The money will provide down payment assistance to 26 low-income families in the Murfreesboro, … Continue reading

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70% Of Adults In U.S. Aren’t Aware Of Down Payment Assistance

For most adults in the U.S. who have never owned a home, saving for the down payment is the number 1 hurdle that keeps them from crossing the chasm to home ownership. Ironically, there are a multitude of assistance programs … Continue reading

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Wells Fargo To Provide $15,000 Down Payment Assistance In St. Louis

Here’s some good news for Missouri first time home buyers: Wells Fargo, as part of a legal settlement with the Federal Government for allegedly abusing the foreclosure process, will now be providing down payment assistance to residents of St. Louis … Continue reading

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Average Age Of American 1st Time Home Buyer Is 33

Four decades ago in the U.S., the typical first time home buyer had been renting for just over two and a half years, and was younger than 30. Fast-forward to today, and times have changed. The economic headwinds, including “underemployment, … Continue reading

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Student Loan Debt Is Major Hurdle For Younger First Time Home Buyers

It’s a process of growing up that is repeated time and time and time again. Graduate from High School, go to college, get a decent job, and within a couple years of working – say around age 25 or so … Continue reading

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