Need Help with your Down Payment?
Easily find out about down payment assistance programs in the Tucson, Phoenix, and Sierra Vista Areas by looking for the Down Payment Assistance icon on the property listing detail page. See more info below.
The majority of the listed homes for sale in the Tucson, Phoenix, and Sierra Vista areas qualify for down payment assistance programs. That means you may qualify to receive a down payment loan or grant if you meet the program’s eligibility requirements. In fact, some programs are available for homes with sales prices of $500,000 or more and household income as high as $100,000.
One of the biggest hurdles for many home buyers is coming up with the down payment for a home. What many home buyers don’t realize is, that there is help through down payment assistance for first time home buyers who qualify for first time home buyer grants as well as repeat buyers who are eligible for down payment assistance loans or grants.
In addition to help from the federal government for first time home buyers, many community, city, county and state agencies offer down payment grants and down payment assistance, which have unique qualification requirements regarding income, assets, credit, occupancy and location.
If you’re in search of grants for home buying, you’ve come to the right place. Now you can see whether a property potentially qualifies for down payment assistance programs through a Down Payment Assistance icon displayed directly on the property search results and listing detail pages.
Search properties for sale which may qualify for down payment assistance programs
* Subject to funds available **Currently, only available in the Greater Tucson, Greater Phoenix, and Sierra Vista areas.
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Down Payment Assistance Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Why don’t I see the Down Payment Assistance icon on all property listings?
A: Not all properties qualify for down payment assistance grants and programs. Only eligible properties display the Down Payment Assistance icon. Currently, we only have information for the Greater Tucson, Greater Phoenix, and Sierra Vista areas.
Q:Do I have to qualify as "low-income" in order to be eligible for down payment assistance and loan programs?
A: No. Depending on the eligibility requirements, some programs allow sales prices of $500,000 or more and household income as high as $100,000.
Q: Is Down Payment Assistance a Long Realty exclusive?
A: Down Payment Assistance is exclusive to Long Realty in the Phoenix and Sierra Vista marketplaces. In the Tucson area, Down Payment Assistance is an online tool that Long Realty is displaying on its listings in conjunction with the Tucson MLS listings.
Q: Do I have to pay back the money I receive from a down payment assistance grant or loan?
A: Maybe. This is subject to the specific guidelines established by the down payment assistance program for which you qualify. Make sure to check the details.
Q: Why are you asking for my personal information?
A: In order to determine your eligibility for a down payment assistance program offered on a particular property, Down Payment Assistance requires that you provide income and related information.