Down Payment Assistance Programs

Is a Down Payment Assistance (DPA) Program Right for You?

A Down Payment Assistance Program (DPA) gives out a variety of loans to help low or moderate-income people buy a home with 100% financing.

DPA Loans Include:

  • US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Loans sometimes called RD Loans
  • Tennessee Housing Development Authority (THDA) Loans

Each of these programs sets their guidelines to best serve the portion of the community they serve.  Navigating which of these programs is right for you can be tricky as they all very greatly from each other.

Start navigating this course by asking yourself a few key questions:

  • Do I want to buy a house in a rural area, a city, or some other state?
  • Do I have credit challenges?
  • What is both my individual income and my family income?
  • Have I owned a home in the past three years?

Though the terms and details of these loans differ, all offer very low effective interest rates and don’t require a cash down payment.  We have solutions that work with all of these key areas.

DPA Loan Assistance in Knoxville

John Fleming of People’s Home Equity is here to make the DPA loan process a whole lot easier, with tools and expertise that will help guide you along the way.

We’ll help you clearly see the differences between loan programs, allowing you to choose the right one for you whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned investor.

USDA Loan Refinancing in Knoxville

Refinancing a USDA or other down payment assistance loan? We can help with that too. We’ll find the best options to help you save through a loan refinance.

The Down Payment Assistance Program Process:

  • Connect with John to gather initial information about you
  • Receive options based on your unique criteria and scenario
  • Compare mortgage interest rates and terms
  • Choose the offer that best fits your needs
USDA Loans Knoxville

Why a DPA Loan?

Two significant benefits to a DPA loan include no down payment required and borrowers can qualify for homeownership by using a gift or grant for their down payment.  


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