Grants and Down Payment Assistance

If you are a teacher, administrator, staff or school employee, and have not owned a home in the past three years, you are eligible to participate in the Teacher Next Door® First Time Home Buyer Program.

Benefits for First Time Home Buyers:

  • NO application fees / NO up-front fees
  • Easy application process and up-front pre-approval.
  • NO 4-hour home buyer class
  • Simple Docs Program™ 
  • Low down payment options for first time home buyers. 
  • Purchase ANY home on the market
  • GRANTS up to $6,000.00 (Where available) 
  • Down Payment Assistance up to $10,681.00
  • Home loans for first time home buyers.  
  • Preferred interest rates
  • FREE appraisal (up to $545.00 credit at closing)
  • FREE home buyer representation
  • FREE access to (MLS) home listings
  • FREE nationwide access to foreclosures
  • Discount title fees for first time home buyers
Who is Eligible:

  • Teachers  
  • Administrators 
  • Deans and Counselors
  • School and District Office Staff 
  • School Psychologists 
  • School Social Workers
  • School Nurses
  • Lunchroom Staff
  • Para-Professionals
  • Coaches
  • Custodians and Maintenance Staff
  • Librarians and Media Specialists
  • Bus Drivers
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Information updated September 15, 2021