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Down Payment Assistance: How to Get Help Buying Your First Home

  • Mon, Aug 15, 2022
  • 31 min read

Last Updated: November 21, 2022   If you're like many first-time buyers, saving up the chunk of money you’ll need to buy a home can be a real challenge.

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Mortgage Questions: Where Can My Down Payment Come From?

  • Fri, Dec 28, 2018
  • 5 min read

Class is in session! It's time answer your mortgage questions. Questions about home loans can come from all kinds of home buyers. Whether it's your first home, or you're looking to upgrade as your family grows, the housing market can be daunting to even the most seasoned buyer. The housing bubble burst of 2007-2009 still has many folks a little gun shy. One mortgage question we hear from folks is "Where can my down payment come from?" 

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No Down Payment to Buy a House?

  • Fri, Dec 28, 2018
  • 3 min read

FHA Loans: A Low Down Payment Home Buying Option

  • Thu, Dec 27, 2018
  • 4 min read

FHA loans are one option for home buyers in today's market. In fact it's often a popular route for first time home buyers. One main reason for the desire to go FHA is the low down payment requirement. Home buyers need 3.5% of the purchase price as cash-on-hand for the down payment. This means if you're buying an $80,000 house you'll need less than $3,000 for the down payment. 

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