Low Down Payment Programs & Grants
George Mason Mortgage has the program options to fit your story and our experienced mortgage professionals will help find the perfect match for you.
If you want to become a homeowner, but you don’t have enough cash for a down payment, a state or local down payment assistance program1 might be able to help. Most states and many counties and cities offer grants and no-interest loans to help first-time homebuyers pay for down payments and closing costs.
Fixed Rate + Adjustable Rate Mortgages (ARMs)
3% Down Payment with NO Mortgage Insurance2
3.5%* Down Payment with Lower Credit Score3
Up to 100% Financing Available4
Active Duty or Veteran? 100% Financing, NO Down Payment5
100% Financing for Rural Housing
ADVERTISING NOTICE – NOT A COMMITMENT TO LEND – SUBJECT TO PROGRAM AVAILABILITY. All loan applications are subject to credit and property approval. Annual Percentage Rate (APR), programs, rates, fees, closing costs, terms and conditions are subject to change without notice and may vary depending upon credit history and transaction specifics. Other closing costs may be necessary. Flood and/or property hazard insurance may be required. To be eligible, buyer must meet minimum down payment, underwriting and program guidelines. 1. Down payment and/or closing cost assistance programs may not be available in your area. Down payment and/or closing cost assistance amount may be due upon sale, refinance, transfer, repayment of the loan, or if the senior mortgage is assumed during the term of the loan. Some programs require repayment with interest and borrowers should become fully informed prior to closing. Not all applicants will qualify. Minimum credit scores may apply. Sales price restrictions and income requirements may apply. Homebuyer education may be required. Owner-occupied properties only. Maximum loan amounts may apply. 2. Credit requirements, loan-to-value (LTV) maximums and other restrictions apply. Subject to underwriting guidelines and approval. Programs are subject to change and not available in all states or counties. Certain property types are ineligible. Homebuyer education may be required. Standard fees apply. 3. Monthly Mortgage Insurance Premiums (MIP) and Upfront Mortgage Insurance Premiums (UFMIP) apply. Maximum loan amounts vary by county. 4 Income limits are specific to the area you are looking to purchase. Must be your primary residence. Program not available in all states. Not all applicants will qualify. 100% financing does not exclude fees, including credit, appraisal, origination, and other fees. Credit minimums, LTV maximums, financing limits and other terms and conditions apply and requirements can change at any time. 5. VA funding fee applies except as may be exempted by VA guidelines. The fee is higher with a zero down payment, and maximum loan limits vary by county. If a down payment of 5% or more is made, the fee is reduced. The VA funding fee is non-refundable. Ask for details about eligibility, documentation and other requirements.