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Exploring Down Payment Assistance Options

There are numerous down payment and closing cost assistance programs available to first-time and other homebuyers. Use these tools and resources to reach:

  • Mortgage-ready homebuyers looking for down payment assistance programs
  • Business sources assisting clients with down payment and closing cost concerns

Information and Training

Learn more about Freddie Mac requirements for acceptable sources of funds and available programs that can help qualified homebuyers bridge down payment and closing cost gaps. With this information, you can help create sustainable financing for your borrowers and quality originations for your business.

  • Acceptable Sources of Funds. In this interactive 90-minute webinar, we will review our requirements, guidelines, and policy changes for asset calculation and documentation to help ensure that borrowers have acceptable and sufficient funds.

  • Bridging the Down Payment Gap. Review this fact sheet for information on the common sources of down payment and closing cost assistance.

    Bridging the Down Payment Gap

Grow Your Business Sources

Real estate professionals, housing counselors, brokers, and correspondents always come across clients with down payment and closing cost concerns. Offer them valuable information they can use to help their clients access down payment or closing cost assistance resources.

Reach Borrowers

Expand your reach and educate mortgage-ready borrowers about sources of down payment and closing cost assistance.


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