We are a group of Realtors and House Charlotte Certified/Approved Mortgage Professionals who are intimately familiar with the City of Charlotte’s “House Charlotte Down Payment Assistance Program” and are dedicated to assisting first time home buyers achieve the American dream; owning a new home. We can assist you in getting approved for the city’s program, obtaining a home loan, and finding you the home of your dreams.
The House Charlotte down payment assistance program was created to help 1st time home buyers with the down payment and closing fees required for the purchase of a residence located in pre-determined locations in Charlotte NC.
Eligible borrowers will be able to buy a home with this program in any one of the approved areas with a maximum home purchase price of $155,000.
House Charlotte has helped hundreds of buyers purchase a home when they were otherwise unable qualify.
House Charlotte Down Payment Assistance
The House Charlotte down payment program Features are as follows…
- Qualified home buyers may receive up to $10,000 down payment for select House Charlotte neighborhoods listed as “challenged.”
- Qualified home buyers may receive up to $7,500 down payment for select House Charlotte neighborhoods listed as “transitioning” or “stable” areas.
- Required House Charlotte home buyer education before you purchase home.
Eligibility Requirements for Applicants
A) If your families total income is 110% or less of the median income for the Charlotte metro area, you are eligible for assistance.
B) All home buyers who are accepted must complete the required pre-purchase home buyer education program.
C) The home you choose must be located in any of the eligible House Charlotte areas.
D) $155,000 is the purchase price limit of the home.
E) Up to $7,500 is available to current police officers who purchase homes in these areas as well.
House Charlotte Down Payment Assistance Program
How the program works…
You must use only approved mortgage lenders to apply for the program. To find out if you are eligible for the program, fill out the short online form on this website or give us a call at 704-493-4547. One of our mortgage and real estate experts will be happy to assist you.
Once you have been approved as HouseCharlotte Program eligible, you must locate the house you want to live in from one of the approved Charlotte areas or (NSAs). Our team of professional Realtors will help you with this free of charge.
House Charlotte Homes For Sale
There are many types of homes that are eligible for the program. There are resale homes as well as brand new homes from various builders such as Eastwood Homes, True Homes, Oakmont Homes, Regent Homes, and Accent Homes just to name a few. We can assist you in dealing with any of these builders and ensuring you get the best deal possible. Please know that every Charlotte NC neighborhood is grouped in an NSA, and some new home builders do not use the same neighborhood names as the NSA listing. Once you are working with one of our agents, they will help you with all these things. You can also refer to our neighborhood eligibility map to see all the approved neighborhoods and areas they are located.
Once we have assisted you in finding a house you like in the appropriate NSA, your lender will enroll you in the program. At that point, you will attend a home buyers training course which is required for the House Charlotte down payment assistance program.
If you would like to know if a certain home is eligible for House Charlotte, please go to our “Address Search” page. There you will see a map of the House Charlotte eligible areas. If you would like to schedule a viewing of all the House Charlotte homes, just give us a call.
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