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Down Payment Assistance Programs: Chenoa Fund

Down Payment Assistance Programs: Chenoa Fund

The Chenoa Fund down payment assistance program was created to assist individuals or families seeking down payment assistance while perhaps lacking the credit score needed for programs such as Home in Five, Home Plus, Arizona HFA Preferred, the Pima Tucson Homebuyer’s Solution, the City of Phoenix Open Doors, and the American Dream DPI.  Program Details […]

Down Payment Assistance Programs: Home Success MCC

Down Payment Assistance Programs: Home Success MCC

The Home Success MCC, or Mortgage Credit Certificate, down payment assistance program is a federal income tax credit program. the Home Success MCC allows homeowners to take a federal income credit of 25% of the annual interest paid, up to $2000 per year. Given that this is a tax credit, it’s a bit different than […]

Down Payment Assistance Programs: NeighborhoodLIFT Phoenix

Down Payment Assistance Programs: NeighborhoodLIFT Phoenix

The NeighborhoodLIFT Phoenix down payment assistance program was created to provide home loan help for home buyers in the city of Phoenix, Arizona. Administered by Trellis (formerly the Neighborhood Housing Services of Phoenix, or NHS Phoenix), up to $7,500 can be given to those participating in the program for use toward a down payment and/or […]

Down Payment Assistance Programs: Neighborhood Stabilization Program

Down Payment Assistance Programs: Neighborhood Stabilization Program

The Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) is a federally-funded down payment assistance program serving both Maricopa and Pima Counties in Arizona. Qualifying homebuyers falling within specific area median income (AMI) ranges can receive $5,000 in closing cost assistance and either a $20,000 or $40,000 subsidy. These incentives can be used in the purchase of a newly […]

Down Payment Assistance Programs: Pathway to Purchase (P2P)

Down Payment Assistance Programs: Pathway to Purchase (P2P)

The final down payment assistance program to be spotlighted is the Pathway to Purchase (P2P). In order to provide qualified homebuyers a “Pathway to Purchase” their home, the Arizona Department of Housing (ADOH), in conjunction with the Arizona Home Foreclosure Prevention Funding Corporation (AHFPFC), to provide DPA for a primary residence in seventeen specific municipalities […]

Down Payment Assistance Programs: Arizona HFA Preferred

Down Payment Assistance Programs: Arizona HFA Preferred

If you’re looking to buy in any county in Arizona excluding Pima, the Arizona HFA Preferred down payment assistance program may be for you. This popular loan choice offers up to 5% of the loan amount towards your down payment, up to $16,926. The Arizona Housing Finance Authority (HFA) created the Arizona HFA Preferred program […]

Down Payment Assistance Programs: Arizona Home Plus

Down Payment Assistance Programs: Arizona Home Plus

If the Home in Five program isn’t the right fit for you, perhaps the Arizona Home Plus program is, one of the various down payment assistance program options that exist for homebuyers. The Home Plus program has become much more popular amongst borrowers over the past years, due in part to expanded benefits, options, and […]

Down Payment Assistance Programs: Home in Five

Down Payment Assistance Program: Home in Five

For those buying a home, there are some options when it comes to securing a loan. There are government-backed loans— such as the FHA, VA, and USDA— and there are conventional loans. Often lesser-known by prospective buyers is there are some options regarding down payment assistance, including the Home in Five Program.  The Home in […]

Down Payment Assistance Programs: Pima Tucson Homebuyer’s Solution

Down Payment Assistance Programs: Pima Tucson Homebuyer’s Solution

In order to aid individuals and families achieve their dreams of homeownership, the Pima Tucson Homebuyer’s Solution down payment assistance program was created for buyers looking to own in Pima County, Arizona, including Tucson. This DPA program can extend up to 6% of the loan amount to qualified participants. The grant works in concert with […]

2022’s Home Trends

2022’s Home Trends

Comfortable and calm, energizing and inspiring, safe and healthy— these are some of 2022’s home trends according to Zillow— a home where owners can flourish.  With people looking for a new beginning in the wake of the lifestyle changes brought upon us from Covid-19, the first place to make lasting changes will be the home. […]