February 3, 2024

Mortgage down payment assistance: How it works & how to get it

Down payment assistance programs offer loans or grants to help first-time homebuyers cover the down payment and closing costs. These programs are typically offered at the local level through state, county, and city government programs. There are various types of assistance, including grants, forgivable loans, deferred-payment loans, and matched-savings accounts. Some mortgage lenders also offer their...

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