Program Information

Our homebuyer programs just make sense.
And they won’t cost you a single cent.

MCC helps clients afford more home.

First-time homebuyers can count the annual MCC tax credit toward their income, giving them more buying power.

A real estate agent is typically the first professional that potential homebuyers seek out. Imagine how much your new clients will love you when you're able to find the house of their dreams AND bonus money to help pay for it. Surely, they'll tell two friends, and they'll tell two friends, and so on.

Here’s the speed-reader’s version of the benefits and requirements of our three most popular homebuyer programs. If you want to become a HIP-qualified real estate agent and be featured on our handy dandy agent finder, click here to find out how.

Home Is Possible

Key Benefits:
  • Get up to 5% of the loan value
  • Usable for down payment and closing costs
  • Forgivable after three years (if you stay in your home)
  • Attractive 30-year interest rate
  • No first-time homebuyer requirement
  • Financing available for manufactured homes
  • Statewide program
Program Requirements:
  • Qualifying income below $98,500
  • Home price below $400,000
  • Minimum credit score of 640
  • Must live in home as primary residence
  • Homebuyer education course required
  • Must meet standard underwriting requirements
  • One-time fee of $675

Home Is Possible For Heroes

Key Benefits
  • Below-market fixed interest rate 30-year loan
  • Reduces monthly mortgage payment
  • No first-time homebuyer requirement
  • Can be combined with the Mortgage Credit Certificate with program fees waived
  • Statewide program
Program Requirements:
  • Must be a veteran, active military, surviving spouse or National Guard member
  • Qualifying income below $98,500
  • Home price below $400,000
  • VA or USDA loans only
  • Minimum credit score of 640
  • Homebuyer must live in home as primary residence
  • Homebuyer education course required
  • Must meet standard underwriting requirements
  • One-time fee of $675

Mortgage Credit Certificate

Key Benefits
  • Federal tax savings up to 30% of the interest paid on a mortgage loan (maximum of $2,000 annually)
  • Savings to continue each year based on the actual mortgage interest paid
  • Remaining interest can be claimed as a tax deduction
  • $400 program discount when combined with the Home Is Possible (see HIP Plus)
  • Statewide program
Program Requirements
  • First-time homebuyers (have not owned a home in the past 3 years) or qualified veterans
  • Households meeting normal FHA, VA, conventional or USDA RD underwriting requirements
  • Households within the maximum income and purchase price limits
  • Must live in the home as the primary residence
  • One-time fees: $795 program fee plus $300 lender application fee

 

Home Is Possible Plus


Key Benefits
  • Non-repayable money up to 5% of the loan value (usable for down payment and closing costs)
  • Federal tax savings up to 30% of the mortgage interest paid (annually for the life of the loan)
  • Attractive 30-year interest rate
  • Financing available for manufactured homes

Program Requirements


Home Is Possible For Teachers


Key Benefits
  • $7,500 in bonus money
  • Usable for down payment and closing costs
  • Forgivable after five years (if you stay in your home)
  • Below-market fixed interest rate 30-year loan
  • Statewide program
  • No first-time homebuyer requirement
  • Can be combined with the Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC) program with program fees discounted


Program Requirements

  • Must be a licensed full-time K-12 public school teacher in Nevada
  • Qualifying income below $98,500
  • Home price below $400,000
  • Minimum credit score of 660
  • Government insured loans only (no conventional loans)
  • Teacher must live in home as primary residence
  • Homebuyer education course required
  • Must meet standard underwriting requirements
  • One-time fee of $675 on first mortgage


Additional Info

We support our homebuyers and our professional partners. That’s why we require a homebuyer education course and offer lenders and real estate pros chic marketing materials.

 

Our Programs

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.

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.