Honoring veterans through mortgage assistance
Homebuyer program(s): The Georgia Dream Homeownership Program provides a 30-year fixed-rate first mortgage to first-time homebuyers statewide. If you qualify for this program, you’re also eligible for down payment assistance.
Georgia offers first-time homebuyers three down payment options:
The “Pen” down payment option was the only military reference we came across on the Georgia Department of Community Affairs website. Veterans should contact Georgia’s Office of Homeownership to determine if the programs listed above pertain to veterans and first-time buyers alike.
Veteran population: 776,205
Notable military bases in state: Moody AFB, Robins AFB, Fort Benning, Fort Gordon, Fort McPherson, Kings Bay Submarine Base
Average home price: $145,900
Tim Manni is the Managing Editor of HSH.com and the author of the site's daily blog, which concentrates on the latest developments in the mortgage and housing markets.
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