Are you concerned about saving for the down payment? The Federal Home Loan Bank of Iowa offers grant for down payment and closing costs.
Chenoa offers help with down payment and closing costs.
Fannie Mae conventional loan which makes buying a home more affordable for first time home buyers.
Government loan program which assists buyers to purchase a home with less-than-perfect credit.
Program for first home buyers looking to buy a house in small town or rural area.
Government loan program which assists members of military to purchase a home.
The median value of a home in Iowa is about $255,000 and current appreciation rate is about 4.5% per year. The average rent is about $1,075 per month and you can buy a $255,000 home using HomeReady 3% Down Payment Program and your payment would be approximately $1,845* per month. Try our rent versus own calculator and you may find out buying a home is better than renting when you factor in home appreciation and paydown of principal on every loan payment.
Calculate loan payments, determine if it better to rent or buy, find out your price range, and figure out your debt ratios to see what programs you may qualify for.
10 Steps To Buying Your First Home
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*255,000 purchase price, $7,650 down payment, $247,350 loan amount, HomeReady 30 year fixed loan paid in equal and consecutive monthly installment payments of $1,253.29 plus taxes and insurance, 4.50% rate(4.55% APR).