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A. Struck, Home Buyer in Pennsylvania

I am looking to be a first time home buyer? What are the programs I am eligible for/who should I contact?

Asked by A. Struck, Pennsylvania Mon Aug 4, 2008

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i have a house i mite be interested in. im still not sure i would like to see it and get more information on it but its 531 north 9th st in Allentown pa 18102 if you can help me it would be appreciated. if you have any questions you can contact me at 4842684055 im ana soto
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Jun 5, 2014
Your best bet is FHA. The down payment is low at 3.5% and the seller can pay for your closing costs. You might also want to check with your state to see if they have any first time buyer programs. Here in CA we have a great program called CALhfa for first time buyers. In some areas the financing can go as high as a 102%. Check with the housing authority in the city you are thinking of buying in. They sometimes offer programs for first time buyers. Good Luck!
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Sep 24, 2008
There are many government and first time home owners grants and programs out there. Also, if you are a US Veteran (which is my passion) please feel free to give me a call anytime. Our Mortgage Officer is one of the best !
Helene Easterday
Keller Williams Allentown
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Sep 24, 2008
If you interested in attending a 1st time home buyer seminar that can answer your questions regarding the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008, please see my website at http://www.JeffreyFehr.com . You can download a flyer there. This seminar will be held 9/20 (Saturday) at 11am at the Weichert, Realtors office at 3010 William Penn Highway, Easton, PA 18045. You can call 610-252-6666 if you need directions. Hope to see you there! -Jeff
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Sep 16, 2008
If you are in and around the Allentownt area I have a good 1st time home lender with great packages. If you are interested we could discuss how I might be able to assist you in the purchase of your 1st home and if you meet the lenders qualifiacations we would then search for that perfect home for you. Good luck.......
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Aug 7, 2008
There is a discount mortgage rate program for buyers in PA and there are usually closing cost assistance programs by county. You can go to my website and learn more about the programs as well as get pre-qualified for them. http://www.yourlifemoves.com/buyers_page.shtml

Also, for the month of August only, Prosperity Mortgage - mortgage company affiliated with Long & Foster- is offering a 1% rate buy down for 1 year for FREE. You must be a new applicant and be getting an FHA loan.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions or for further assistance with these programs.


Kelly Gidzinski
Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Aug 4, 2008
there are several mortgage programs available to first time home buyers. I would be happy to point you in the right direction. Feel free to contact me for more information. The very best of luck to you!

Michael D Delp
Mortgage Pro
4802 Old Bethlehem Pike,
Telford Pa. 18969
Ph- 215-453-1025
Fax- 215-453-1012
Cell- 610-762-0318
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