More creative ways to get Maine home buyers in to their own place.There is a new program from the Maine Association of REALTORS Foundation (MAR) Called: Live Where You Work! Downpayment / Closing Cost 0% Loans Available for Commuters. The Maine Association of REALTORS Foundation is now offering Live Where You Work loans for down payments and closing costs - loans of up to $5,000 at an interest rate of 0% (APR 0%), to families earning up to 100% of the area median income, moving more than 30 miles closer to their employment.
The loans are available for current home owners or first-time buyers.Primary lenders participating in the program include Androscoggin Bank, Gorham Savings Bank, Kennebec Savings Bank, Machias Savings Bank, and The First, N.A.
The MAR Foundation has funds for 10-12 loans at this time, as a result of a grant from the National Association of REALTORS Ira Gribin Workforce Housing Grants program. Loan applications are available from the Maine Association of REALTORS Foundation at http://marfoundation.org and the primary lenders listed above. For more info, contact Suzanne at 622-7501 or firstname.lastname@example.org Exciting new options if you qualify to help Maine real estate buyers and sellers get the show on the road. Make the property sale happen.
Our latest MAR newletter also reminds member everywhere of the National Association Of REALTORS (NAR) DISCOUNT PROGRAMS: NAR's REALTOR Benefits Program offers a wide variety of discount programs for members including Fed Ex, Xerox, Avis, Budget, Hertz, Hewlett Packard and others. For details including discount codes to use: http://www.realtor.org/realtor_benefits
If you are a Maine broker, agent, stay in tune with one very active, super group in Augusta Maine. MAINE ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS - http://mainerealtors.com Follow MAR on Twitter @mainerealtors; and Facebook: http://facebook.com/mainerealtors 19 Community Drive, Augusta, ME 04330; email@example.com; 207.622.7501; fax 207.623.3590