Homebuyers searching for properties in Honolulu on public-facing websites operated by HiCentral MLS and its 5,300 members will soon be able to see which homes may qualify for down payment assistance programs using Down Payment Resource, a tool developed by Atlanta-based Workforce Resource. When Down Payment Resource is implemented, homes that may qualify for down payment assistance, grants, affordable first mortgages, and rehab loans offered by state and local housing finance agencies will be flagged with a special icon. Buyers who find a home on hicentral.com that may qualify for down payment assistance can answer a few questions to see if they, themselves, are eligible. Because HiCentral MLS is integrating Down Payment Resource into its property listing data, MLS members will als...
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