Shelling out big bucks for your first home, along with shopping for a mortgage, might seem daunting.Luckily, though, there are numerous first-time homebuyer programs and grants that can help you.

Texas Down Payment Assistance Programs. First time home buyers in Texas may be eligible to receive down payment assistance. There is an abundance of down payment assistance programs in Texas, including statewide programs, and several that are offered locally (at the city or county level).

A first-time homebuyer program which provides principal reduction, down payment, and closing costs assistance up to $10,000.00. Also, may provide a grant of up to $1,500.00 for minimum housing standards repairs. Funds are available to first-time homebuyers earning 80% or below the area median.

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