Honoring veterans through mortgage assistance
Homebuyer program(s): The My First Texas Home program and Mortgage Credit Certificates are available to first-time buyers and veterans alike. Combined, these two programs offer veterans a mortgage with a “competitive” interest rate, down payment and closing cost assistance, and tax advantages. Both programs are available to veterans statewide.
Veteran population: 1,675,689
Notable military bases in state: Lackland AFB, Fort Bliss (Army), Fort Hood (Army),
Average home price: $166,211
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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