Home Is Possible (HIP) Lender FAQ

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Yes! We've created a page on our site with marketing materials you can use. If you want to make your own materials, please review our guidelines first!

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The manufactured unit must be a multi-width unit. No single-width homes are allowed and a minimum of at least 600 square feet gross living area is required.

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The buyer may sell or refinance at any time.

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There are no restrictions. However, the home must be their primary residence and they must occupy the home within 60 days of closing.

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After living in the home as the homebuyer’s primary residence for three years, the bonus money is 100% forgivable.

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Assistance is in the form of a 0% interest, 3- year forgivable second mortgage – 1/36th per month, with no scheduled payments. Any remaining amount of the DPA second mortgage will only be due from the borrower if the first mortgage is paid off during the first three years.

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No. The borrower will sign one document, the gift letter, at closing. The Nevada Housing Division also provides a commitment letter. The lender is responsible for providing all funds to the borrower.

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No, the borrower must use the HIP program, as the down payment is not a standalone product. (However, you may use the MCC program as a standalone product.)

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While HIP cannot be used as construction financing, it can be used for the permanent financing. Wait to reserve funds once the house is complete and the date is within 45 days of closing.

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Visit the ehousing site and then click on the rates and offerings tab. We email updated rates every weekday. To be included on the mailing list, send us an email.

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Nevada down payment assistance programs - Home is Possible

Home Is Possible™ offers thousands in bonus money to help with a down payment or closing costs.

Mortgage Credit Certificate helps first-time homebuyers and qualified veterans save around $2,000 in taxes annually.

Down payment assistance Nevada - combining HIP and Mortgage Credit Certificate

HIP Plus™ combines the benefits of Home Is Possible and Mortgage Credit Certificate.

HIP 1500™ offers an additional $1,500 for closing costs on top of the thousands in bonus money—for a limited time. Conventional loans only.

Nevada veterans mortgage assistance - Home is Possible for Heroes

Home Is Possible For Heroes™ helps veterans be at home with a below-market interest rate.

Nevada down payment assistance for teachers - Home is Possible

Home Is Possible For Teachers™ gives K-12 teachers in Nevada $7,500 in bonus money for a down payment or closing costs plus a below-market interest rate—for a limited time.