Calling All Realtors: NRHA Has Money Available for First-Time Buyers

For More Information: 

Kelly R. Williams

For Immediate Release
Release Date: 
Mon, 07/13/2009

Norfolk, VA (July 13, 2009) – Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority (NRHA) has over $7 million in low interest mortgage financing available for first-time buyers up to 120% of Area Median Income (AMI) provided through the HomeNet Homeownership Center.

Interest rates vary day-to-day, but currently the 30-year fixed mortgage rate is 4%.
Realtors dealing with first-time buyers who would like to take advantage of this great financing will need to agree to pay for the home inspection (the home inspector mustbe selected from a list of qualified contractors kept by HomeNet).
Realtors will need to provide the following information in order to process the application:
·        HomeNet Application
·        Application Fee
·        VHDA FHA approval letter
·        GFE
·        Loan Application
·        Credit Report
Funding is provided through the Virginia Housing Development Authority SPARC grant and therefore can only be utilized in the following conservation and redevelopment areas:
·        Ballentine
·        Bayview
·        Bell Diamond
·        Berkley
·        Broadcreek
·        Campostella Heights
·        Central Brambleton
·        Chesterfield Heights
·        Colonial Place
·        Cottage Line
·        East Ocean View
·        Fairmount Park
·        Ghent
·        Haynes Tract
·        Huntersville
·        Lamberts Point
·        Kensington
·        Park Place
·        Titustown
·        Villa Heights
·        West Ocean View
This available funding runs out September 30.
HUD income limits are available here.
About NRHA: 

Founded in 1940, NRHA is a national leader in community revitalization and fostering sustainable mixed-income communities. As the largest redevelopment and housing authority in Virginia, NRHA plays a key role in making Norfolk the city of choice to build, work, live and play.

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