Watch: Programs That Can Help You With a Down Payment on a Home

If you’re like most first-time homebuyers, the down payment is your biggest hurdle to getting into a home of your own. It makes sense — buying a home is likely the biggest purchase you’ve ever made and you don’t have the proceeds from a previous home sale to use for your down payment.

Down payment programs can help

Don’t overlook down payment programs that can help you buy much sooner. We helped The List TV Show highlight some of the options that can help buyers with the down payment.

Learn what resources are out there to knock down the down payment. Get the scoop on: down payment assistance, community hero programs, employer assisted housing programs, plus the real definition of a first-time homebuyer.


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Do you qualify for down payment help? Here’s how to find out.

Did you know the average down payment assistance benefit is more than $8,000? That could be a major jump start to buying your first (or next!) home. And, who wouldn’t want a boost to their down payment savings?

Homeownership programs can help you get in a house much more quickly and give you a valuable cash cushion for those other expenses, like the home inspection and home repairs. You could save on save on your down payment and closing costs, or even get ongoing tax credits. keep reading

Top 10 Down Payment Program Myths Debunked: Download the Guide

Financing a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll make. And, when it comes to getting a home loan, one of the biggest hurdles is figuring out the down payment.

We know you have questions—Is 20 percent down required? Is a bigger down payment better? How do down payment programs work with your mortgage? Are down payment programs only for low cost homes? keep reading