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According to 2017 loan data, 36% of mortgages across the largest U.S. cities were eligible for down payment help. Plus, the average down payment assistance benefit was $9,208. That means more than a third of buyers might be leaving money on the table!  The down payment ranks as the number one obstacle for potential homebuyers, and for some buyers, leaving money on the table could lead to them not …

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Down Payment Programs 101: What Every Agent Needs to Know Thursday, Sept. 13 from 11:30am-12:30pm Unsure about working with buyers using grants, tax credits and other down payment help? The folks at Down Payment Resource have got you covered! Learn the basics about the three most common types of homeownership programs, how to find out who offers this help and what’s available across the country–and right in your backyard! Join …

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With Down Payment Connect, NorthstarMLS subscribers get their own personalized link to a custom landing page that invites homebuyers to fill out a form and see if they are eligible for down payment programs in our market. It can be a powerful lead-gen tool for agents and valuable service for first-time buyers. As an agent, you can add the link to your website, email signature, social media and Facebook …

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This past May, we announced that NorthstarMLS subscribers now have access to a new lead-gen tool from Down Payment Resource called Down Payment Connect. It’s a new way to quickly match clients and prospects to down payment programs they may be eligible for. If you haven’t tried it yet, the video below will get you started with Down Payment Connect and show you how to find your personalized link that …

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On Facebook? Become a Down Payment Insider!  Are you working with first-time homebuyers? Do you want to? Join Down Payment Resource’s new Down Payment Insiders Facebook Group for real estate pros interested in marketing ideas for reaching first-time homebuyers and understanding the ins and outs of down payment programs. This past May, we announced that NorthstarMLS subscribers now have access to a new lead-gen tool from Down Payment …

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DPR Training Video Now Available A few weeks back, we announced that NorthstarMLS subscribers now have access to a new lead-gen tool from Down Payment Resource called Down Payment Connect. It’s a new way to quickly match clients and prospects to down payment programs they may be eligible for. If you weren’t able to attend the free online training webinar last month, DPR recorded the webinar and you can …

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Down Payment Resource (a NorthstarMLS core service) was recently named one of 2017’s most innovative technology companies by HousingWire TECH100. DPR received the honor for its ability to automate the process of matching buyers and properties to more than 2,400 available homebuyer programs. In 2016, visitors to DownPaymentResource.com increased by 122% and down payment program searches completed increased 39%, according to the HW article. Currently, 52% of Active …

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Purchasing a home is likely the biggest investment a consumer will ever make in their lifetime. Yet, a recent Zillow survey found that potential homebuyers spend more time researching a car purchase (11 hours) and the same amount of time researching vacations (8 hours) as their home loan. If you’re an agent working with a potential buyer, show them how quick and easy it is for them to …

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Earlier this past year, Down Payment Resource hosted a webinar for agents, “DPR Best Practices for Agents” — including how you can set up your own DPR Personal Marketing Tool on your real estate website, social sites and email signature. And that’s just what local agent and NorthstarMLS subscriber Carrie Van Beusekom of Coldwell Banker Burnet (in Edina) did. Before the webinar was over, Carrie copied her unique DPR link, chose …

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 Upcoming live webinars Down Payment Programs: The Basics Tuesday, April 12 from 11-11:30am >>> Register Now! What is a down payment or homeownership program? How does it work? You’ll learn: • Most common down payment programs. • The basics of tax credits, grants and other homebuyer opportunities • How these programs differ • The one thing they all have in common DPR best practices for agents and loan …

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