Homeward Bound Homebuyer Mortgage Program
Whether you are buying your first home or moving to another, the experience can seem overwhelming. The Homeward Bound Homebuyer Mortgage Program is here to help by providing a 30-year, government insured loan, at a fixed interest rate with no points. The program is open to first-time homebuyers, trade up and trade down borrowers.
The home must be the borrower’s primary residence or a two-to-four unit dwelling in which one unit will be the borrower’s primary residence and the remaining unit(s) may be rented.
For first-time homebuyers, Homeward Bound is the foundational mortgage program that can be combined with the HomeSeeker or Smart Start programs, to provide either $16,000 OR up to 4% of your mortgage amount in interest-free, forgivable funding that can be used to cover downpayment and/or closing costs.
Further detail is available on our Homeward Bound Homebuyer Motrtgage Program (792k PDF) fact sheet, or by calling 1-800-NJ-HOUSE.
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