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This powerful search tool can identify available down payment assistance programs in your target real estate area, saving you the time from searching countless municipal and state websites. Let us help you open the door to home ownership. If you find a program is missing from the search results, please forward the program information to [email protected].

Share this great resource with your clients. View and save this personalized flyer that shows how using finddownpayment.car.org, is as easy as 1,2,3! (Here's a sample for your reference). Or choose from the many other customizable flyers that Down Payment Resource has designed for REALTORS®. Looking for more resourceful information for your clients? Feel free to direct them to our "For Your Clients" page, which also includes a dedicated Down Payment Resource Directory geared towards consumers. Here is a little longer video (~ 21 minutes) for you to educated your Clients, or for your self on how to specifically use this tool

Also, you may learn more about the latest best practices and fresh ideas on how to use Down Payment Resource to reach more new buyers. Simply watch this recorded webinar video from Down Payment Resource "Best Practices for Agents" published on January 21, 2016 to find out what your peers are doing and how it can work in your market. The webinar recording will also provide you with a review of the latest features and updates in DPR. For any upcoming webinar on down payment assistance programs or other real estate finance related topics visit the Webinars page of the Finance Helpline.

If you need further assistance with the Down Payment Resource Directory Tool, please contact the Finance Helpline at (213) 739-8383 or [email protected]

In addition to this powerful search tool, there is a Lead Generation available version, which provides all inputs that your Clients may search, and makes you the focal point for all programs, and discussions , see below!

Let us help you open the door to homeownership. If you find a program is missing from the search results, please forward the program information to [email protected].

 

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Share this great resource with your clients. View and save this personalized flyer that shows how using finddownpayment.car.org, is as easy as 1,2,3! (Here's a sample for your reference). Or choose from the many other customizable flyers that Down Payment Resource has designed for REALTORS®. Looking for more resourceful information for your clients? Feel free to direct them to our "For Your Clients" page, which also includes a dedicated Down Payment Resource Directory geared towards consumers. Here is a little longer video (~ 21 minutes) for you to educated your Clients, or for your self on how to specifically use this tool

Also, you may learn more about the latest best practices and fresh ideas on how to use Down Payment Resource to reach more new buyers. Simply watch this recorded webinar video from Down Payment Resource "Best Practices for Agents" published on January 21, 2016 to find out what your peers are doing and how it can work in your market. The webinar recording will also provide you with a review of the latest features and updates in DPR. For any upcoming webinar on down payment assistance programs or other real estate finance related topics visit the Webinars page of the Finance Helpline.

If you need further assistance with the Down Payment Resource Directory Tool, please contact the Finance Helpline at (213) 739-8383 or [email protected]

 

 

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