downpayment assistance: Tips for Saving Money towards Buying a Home - 04/05/10 11:52 AM
Money Saving Ideas to Save towards Buying a Home
Saving money for things like a downpayment, closing costs, or just moving expenses can sometimes be a challenge. When I saw this list provided in a Wells Fargo Home Mortgage newsletter, "The Mortgage Market Guide," I thought I would share just to provide some great ideas for saving that extra money for you to buy a home. 
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Boost Your Savings...Without Hardly Trying
These days most people would welcome the idea of having more money in their savings account. Here are a few ideas that can help make that possible. And the best part is...you'll … (2 comments)

downpayment assistance: A Down Payment Assistance Comeback for FHA Mortgage Loans? - 02/01/09 11:09 AM
Down Payment Assistance Programs for Home Buyers... 
Down Payment Assistance Programs has been a big part of FHA Mortgage Loans for the last 10+ years for First Time Home Buyers. In October 2008, Congress eliminated the Seller Assisted Down Payment Assistance Program eligibility for FHA Home Buyers.
But, good news may be on its way for First Time Home Buyers!
Rep. Al Green, of Alabama, will be introducing HR-600 on 1-21-09 to save and reform Down Payment Assistance Programs for FHA Mortgage Loan eligibility.
Down Payment Assistance needs your help. Go to supporthomeownership.org and tell your Congressman to support HR-600.
While Seller Assisted Down … (1 comments)

downpayment assistance: How to get a down payment to Buy a Home - 01/25/09 11:11 AM
Need a Down Payment to Buy a Home?
Many homebuyers have difficulty coming up with a down payment. Here are a dozen ways to do it: 
Set up an automatic saving plan. Get a gift from your parents, grandparents, other relatives or friends. Sell a car, boat, motorcycle, collectibles or other assets. Liquidate stocks, mutual funds, savings bonds or other investments. Allocate your income tax refund. Take a loan from your 401(k) retirement plan and repay yourself with interest. Withdraw funds from your 401(k) plan, subject to taxes and penalties. Collect on a loan that you made to someone else. Get … (2 comments)

downpayment assistance: Tips To Find Down Payment Assistance Programs - 12/28/08 11:05 AM
How To Find Down Payment Assistance Programs - Washington State
Identify down-payment assistance programs at the federal, state, and local level.
Down Payment Assistance Programs are available for Tacoma Real Estate...
...and homes in Pierce, King, and Thurston Counties.
Ways to find down-payment assist programs:
Contact your lender - Lenders will be familiar with programs in your community. Contact a non-profit housing counseling agency - Housing counseling agencies know about down-payment assistance program resources in your community. Visit your local government website - By researching the web pages of your local government's housing or community development department, you can learn what kind of financial … (0 comments)

downpayment assistance: Washington State’s House Key Down Payment Assistance for Veterans - 12/23/08 11:39 AM
House Key Veterans Program
Assistance to buy a home in the Tacoma Real Estate market... 
...or in Pierce, south King, or north Thurston Counties.
A down payment assistance second mortgage program with a 3.00% interest rate and a ten-year loan term for Veterans who have served our country.  
For more details on the Veterans Down Payment Assistance Program, visit here.
 
Current Home Buyer Down Payment Assistance Programs: 
• $7,500 Tax Credit for Homebuyers  (Expires June 30, 2009)
• Washington State's HOUSE KEY Home Ownership Program
• HomeChoice | Assistance for Persons with Disabilities
• House Key Veterans Program
• USDA Rural Development Home Ownership Program
• City of Tacoma … (0 comments)

downpayment assistance: Washington's HomeChoice Down Payment Assistance for Persons with Disabilities - 12/23/08 11:19 AM
Down Payment Assistance in Washington State for Persons with Disabilities
Assistance to buy a home in the Tacoma Real Estate market...
...or in Pierce, south King, or north Thurston Counties.
A loan program that provides down payment and closing cost assistance for applicants who have a disability or a family member with a disability living with them and who qualify for a House Key State Bond conventional first mortgage using HomeChoice guidelines. The maximum amount of funds available is $15,000 and can be used for down payment, closing costs,or accessibility improvements.
For more details on the HomeChoice Down Payment Assistance Program, visit here.
 
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downpayment assistance: City of Lakewood Down Payment Assistance Loans for Home Buyers - 12/21/08 02:40 PM
The City of Lakewood Washington, offers down payment assistance to home buyers.
Down Payment Assistance Loans

For more information & details, visit...
 City of Lakewood Down Payment Assistance Loans 
 
Current Home Buyer Down Payment Assistance Programs: 
• $7,500 Tax Credit for Homebuyers     (Expires June 30, 2009)
• Washington State's HOUSE KEY Home Ownership Program
• HomeChoice | Assistance for Persons with Disabilities
• House Key Veterans Program
• USDA Rural Development Home Ownership Program
• City of Tacoma Down Payment Assistance Program
• Pierce County Housing Programs Down Payment Assistance Loan
• City of Lakewood Down Payment Assistance Loans 
  
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downpayment assistance: Pierce County Washington Down Payment Assistance Program - 12/21/08 02:27 PM
Down Payment Assistance...buy with ZERO Down.
Pierce County Housing Programs Down Payment Assistance Loan offers down payment assistance for home buyers in Pierce County Washington.
The Down Payment Assistance Loan program makes funding available to assist lower income residents purchase an affordable home in Pierce County. The First-Time Homebuyers Program is another type of homeownership program available through Housing Programs.
The program provides a loan up to 6% of the sales price for down payment or loan closing costs on a home.
For more details on the Pierce County Down Payment Assistance Program, visit here.
 
Current Home Buyer Down Payment … (0 comments)

downpayment assistance: City of Tacoma Down Payment Assistance Program - 12/21/08 01:48 PM
Buy a home in Tacoma with ZERO Down...
If you wish you could own your own a Tacoma Real Estate home, but do not have the money for the down payment and closing costs, this program may be the answer you are looking for. Funds are available to provide loans up to 6% of the selling price of the home to assist with the down payment and closing costs needed to buy a home.
For more details on the Tacoma Down Payment Assistance Program, visit here.
 
Current Home Buyer Down Payment Assistance Programs:
• $7,500 Tax Credit for Homebuyers     (Expires June 30, 2009)
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downpayment assistance: USDA offers Down Payment Assistance for Washington State Home Buyers - 12/21/08 01:35 PM
Buy a Home with Zero Down
Down Payment Assistance Programs are available for buyers of Pierce County Real Estate...
...and homes in Pierce, King, and Thurston Counties.
USDA Rural Development Home Ownership Program:
Under the terms of the program, an individual or family may borrow up to 100% of the appraised value of the home, which eliminates the need for a down payment. Since a common barrier to owning a home for many people is the lack of funds to make a down payment, the availability of the loan guarantees from HCFP makes the reality of owning a home available to a much larger … (0 comments)

downpayment assistance: House Key Down Payment Assistance in Washington State - 12/21/08 12:21 PM
House Key Home Ownership Programs in Washington St.
Possible ZERO Down Programs with fair interest rates. 
Washington State Housing Finance Commission Homeownership Programs help low- and moderate-income first time homebuyers purchase their first home. The program also offers assistance for Persons with Disabilities and Veterans.
Click here for more detailed information on the House Key State Bond Program
  
Current Home Buyer Down Payment Assistance Programs:
• $7,500 Tax Credit for Homebuyers     (Expires June 30, 2009)
• Washington State's HOUSE KEY Home Ownership Program
• HomeChoice | Assistance for Persons with Disabilities
• House Key Veterans Program
• USDA Rural Development Home Ownership Program
• City of Tacoma … (0 comments)

downpayment assistance: Down Payment Assistance Programs for Washington State Home Buyers - 12/21/08 11:59 AM
 
The Trey Affolter Team always welcomes comments and is available to answer questions about Tacoma Real Estate and the surrounding cities within Pierce County Real Estate, South King County Real Estate, and North Thurston County Real Estate. 
253-222-6000
http://www.TreySellsHouses.com

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downpayment assistance: Low-Income Home Buying Programs Explained...Buy with ZERO Down - 12/10/08 11:43 AM
Low-Income Home Buying Programs Explained
Buy a Home with Zero Down
Don't have a downpayment?
Are you letting the downpayment stop you from buying a home?
Don't think you can afford a home? 
Believe it...there are zero down loan programs available for home buyers.

There are great programs available for Tacoma Real Estate Home Buyers and surrounding areas of Pierce Couny, King County, and Thurston County.
Added Bonus Information: 
Below Brandon's article, collect more fantastic information on home buying, including the $7,500 Tax Credit.
Contact The Trey Affolter Team for Zero Down Program Details
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"Low-Income Home Buying Programs Explained"  … (1 comments)

downpayment assistance: Go get your $7,500 15-year interest free loan from the government! - 11/18/08 01:01 PM
ACT NOW!  $7,500 Tax Credit available... 
Tax credit offered to new homebuyers
Expires June 30, 2009!
 
 
1.       Who is eligible?
·     First-time homebuyers or any homebuyers who have not owned a principal residence in the last three years.
2.       Who does it work?
·     Eligible purchasers can claim the $7,500 credit on their annual tax return form.
·   Amount of credit: 10% of cost of home or a maximum of $7,500.
3.       Repayment:
·     Two years after the credit is claimed, the homebuyer will have to start paying it back.
·     15 equal annual installments will have to be paid back to … (0 comments)

 
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