“How much down payment do I need?”

That’s one of the first questions that comes to mind for many people thinking about buying a house.

The amount will vary depending on the home loan or mortgage product you choose. For some mortgage products it’s as little as 5% of the purchase price (or total cost of your home.) For others, it may be up to 20%. Whatever the amount, sometimes it feels like too much to come up with on your own.

Our down payment assistance programs mean you don’t have to do it by yourself. You may qualify for thousands of dollars to start or add to your down payment. With this boost, you can make owning your own home a reality. You don’t have to be a first-time buyer to qualify for most programs.

Options for down payment assistance include:
NeighborhoodLIFT
MHFA Start Up and Step Up
City of Woodbury First Time Homeownership and Foreclosure Purchase Programs

(And if all of this sounds confusing, that’s ok – we can help with that, too! Sign up for a pre-purchase appointment and one of our homeownership advisors will help you understand all of the terminology and go through the processes step-by-step so that you can feel confident in all of your homebuying decisions.)

Create an account to get started today.

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