Community Home Advantage Assistance Program

Community Home Advantage Program (CHAP)

The Community Home Advantage Program (CHAP) is a community based homebuyer assistance program designed to expand the availability of credit and promote fair and affordable lending to homeowners and homebuyers purchasing a home in targeted communities, cities and zip codes within California. The CHAP Community Home Advantage Program provides a .50% to 1.00% discount to the […]

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Dream Makers Grant Veteran Military Home buyers

Dream Makers Homebuyer Assistance Grant for Veterans and Military

The Dream Makers first time homebuyer grant provides up to $5,000 in closing cost and/or down payment assistance for qualified Veterans and military service members with low to moderate income. The Dream Makers grant assists our nations heroes who are unable to afford the required closing costs or possible down payment needed to achieve homeownership. […]

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FHA Mortgage Insurance Premiums Reduced in 2017

FHA announced a reduction of .25% in their annual Mortgage Insurance Premium (MIP) for all FHA loans beginning January 27, 2017.  The FHA’s ‘annual’ MIP is actually paid on a monthly basis by the FHA borrower. More details can be found here FHA Mortgagee Letter 2017-01 and FAQ’s here. ——- SUSPENDED INDEFINITELY ——- In a shocking […]

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2017 Riverside County FHA, VA Conforming Loan Limit

The 2017 Riverside County FHA, VA and Conventional Conforming loan limits have been published and are slowly increasing. Each year the government agencies review the area median incomes and area median home prices and update their loan limits for each county in California. 2017 Conforming Riverside County Loan Limit Conforming loan limits refers to loans secured […]

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HELP Down Payment Assistance Grant

The HELP down payment assistance grant is a homebuyer assistance program for California residents with moderate income.  The HELP homebuyer assistant grant provides opportunities for sustainable and responsible homeownership for people who need assistance with paying closing costs or meeting the minimum down payment requirement. The HELP down payment assistance program provides up to 4.5% […]

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