Locate a cool list of Missouri first time home buyer grants and programs. This page has an extensive supply of grants and other programs for home buying in Missouri.
Are you ready to buy that first home in Missouri? That is wonderful and a great financial step in the right direction!
Making the decision to purchase your first home and succeeding is an awesome accomplishment! But it can be very draining too!
However, don't get caught up in the emotion of this and back out. I plan you give you tons of useful information on either grants or other programs to help you with these many concerns.
If you run into a snag, there are some other pages on this site that can help you. You can also use the "have a question" page and ask me directly any of your worries.
Now let's move on to the programs offered in this state.
The State of Missouri does not offer a Missouri first time home buyer grant program for its residents. But they do have a program that can become a grant over time.
The state agency which maintains this Missouri's first time home buyer assistance program is the Missouri Housing Development Commission.
This program is called the "Cash Assistance Loan" or "CAL". It provides cash assistance of up to 4% of the loan amount. These monies are to be used for the down payment or closing costs. This is actually a forgivable second. The balance begins to diminish by year 5 by 1/60th and continues until the end of year 10. This means to have it completely forgiven, you have to live in the house for 10 years.
Another program that may be helpful to those who have the down payment and closing costs saved, is the "Non Cash Assistance Loan" or "Non CAL." This program provides a lower interest rate for first time home buyers.
Depending on your personal situation, you may want to consider these programs. Of course there are qualifications and limitations you will have to contemplate, but a great option for the residents of this state who meet the standards.
Additionally, if you have a higher income than the previous programs allow, there is one called "Next Step." It too has a cash assistance loan associated with it that is forgivable. The assistance is a 4% second that is forgivable after 10 years like the others.
Here's another awesome option, the "MCC" provides a tax credit for those who qualify. We all want to save money, so be sure to investigate this program as well.
For more information, you should visit Missouri Housing Development Commission website.
Keep in mind that any unique program can be very time consuming, so be patient and allow yourself plenty of time to complete the process.
The federal government also offers grant assistance for first time home buyers in Mississippi. You can find what is offered through the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development and is called the Homes and Communities program.
They have a website that contains a ton of useful information and applications. You can find their website for the grant program maintained by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development by using this link, HUD Grant Information.
While doing your search, another website I would recommend that you view is Government Grants. This particular website provides a list of all federal government grant programs. I would suggest taking some time and look this site to see what it offers and the qualifications for application.
It is also good to start saving some money. Grants take time to process and sometimes the programs run out of money before you can obtain one. So if you start saving money, you can still get the home you are seeking.
Then, if you don't need the money you have saved, you can use it to purchase other items you many need for the home.
Perhaps a grant is not available in your state. Or you do not qualify for one. Don't get discouraged. If you still want to save money, check out this page that discusses the zero down payment program.
Otherwise, you may want to look at programs that have low down payment requirements.
Would you like to know what type of loans are available? Visit our Home Mortgage Information page for tons of information on all kinds of loans. Learn about FHA, VA, and various other types of options.
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Thank you for visiting our website for first time home buyers. Below you'll find more information to help you with grants for housing.
The above link will take you to the HUD website and there is a map of the United States. Select the state you want to purchase a home in and click on it. You will then find a list of local counseling agencies for that state to help you.
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