Looking to purchase a home?
Teacher Next Door can help!

Teacher Next Door is a home buying program for teachers, and part of Next Door Programs, the largest national home buying program in the United States. This program offers home buying grants for teachers, and down payment assistance, along with other crucial benefits and savings.

All classroom teachers, Pre-K through 12, may purchase ANY home on the market through the Teacher Next Door Program. Plus, you are eligible for the Teacher Next Door Grant and additional down payment assistance for teachers. (HUD's Good Neighbor Next Door (50%) program is also available, with limited availability and additional eligibility requirements.) Next Door Programs has grants and benefits available for additional public servants. If you are not a teacher, please visit Not a Teacher for information.


Benefits of the Teacher Next Door Program:

  • Purchase ANY home on the market
  • Home Buying GRANTS up to $8,000.00 
  • Down Payment Assistance up to $10,681.00
  • Home loans for teachers
  • Simple Docs Program™
  • NO application fees
  • NO up-front fees
  • NO Broker fees
  • 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
  • Fresh Start credit repair program
  • Simple Docs Refinance Program™   
Who is Eligible:

  • All classroom teachers Pre-K through 12
  • Public and private school teachers
  • College and university professors
  • Grants, down payment assistance and other benefits are also available for non-instructional school employees, including staff and administration. For more information, please visit Not a Teacher.


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