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Homeownership Opportunities Website Northwest

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Home Buying Process™ is a free consumer resource committed to offering information without obligation. Find resources for becoming a homeowner, applying for loans, working with a Realtor®, a real estate glossary, and more.

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Lending Program Search™ was created to make buyers aware of home purchase programs. Many of these programs are available to individuals or households whose income is below a certain amount.

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Buyer Education

There are many types of homebuyer seminars. While they all serve various needs only those that meet the educational requirements, when homebuyer education is required to use a specific program, are listed on this site.

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Military Resources

Resources for the service members, veterans and their families

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Are you having problems paying your mortgage? Learn how to avoid foreclosure and keep your home. Also, warning signs of foreclosure rescue scams.

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Resources for improving credit, avoiding predatory lenders, and ensuring that your home is healthy and safe from hazardous materials and environmental concerns.

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90 percent of Oregonians surveyed said they feel it’s important to have services allowing them to age in place. Visit our Forever Home/Aging in Place page for financial, homeownership and renovation resources.

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Knowledge is said to open doors. This is literally true when it comes to buying a home. To become a first-time homebuyer, you need to know where and how to begin the homebuying process. The following questions and answers have been carefully selected to give you a foundation of basic knowledge.

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Recent News


New Maximum Sales Price for Limited Tax Exemption Program

PROGRAM UPDATE: Staff has been advised of the following change to a homebuying program listed on™: • For the Limited Tax Exemption Program, the maximum sales price increased from $291,000 to $310,000 in 2016. See program details:



New Down Payment Assistance Program Added for Oregon Veterans

PROGRAM UPDATE: A new down payment assistance program has been added to the program listings on™. Check out the details of the OrVet Down Payment Assistance Program here:…/orvet-down-payment-assistance-program/



Veterans Day, 2016

This Veterans Day,™ honors our veterans and active duty service members.  Visit our Military Resources page for more information.



Visit the™ Booth at the AAAH Homeownership Fair!

The African American Alliance for Homeownership (AAAH) will host its annual Homeownership Fair on Saturday, October 24, from 10am-3pm.™ Certified Specialists will staff the booth at this free event.  Come say hi! Legacy Emanuel Hospital Atrium 501 N Graham St, Portland, OR  97227


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