Comprehensive Guide To First Time Home Buyer Program in Las Vegas

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First Time Home Buyer Program in Las Vegas

Buying a home for the first time can be an intimidating process, especially if you’re in Las Vegas. But don’t worry – there are several programs available to help first-time home buyers on their journey to homeownership. 

This guide provides an overview of the various Las Vegas first time home buyer programs that can assist with down payment assistance and other incentives.

HIP ( Home Is Possible ) Promgram

The Home is Possible Program also called HIP Program offers interest-free downpayment assistance with a competitive interest rate to give home buyers more buying power.


  • Down payment asistance up to 4% of the total loan.
  • Usable for down payment and closing costs.
  • Forgivable after 3 years as long as you stay in your home for that length of time.
  • 30-year fixed interest rate which is very good.
  • Statewide program.


  • Must be a first-time homebuyer who has not owned a home in the past 3 years of application.
  • Maximum purchase price varies by county limits ( we can discuss further when we meet ).
  • Minimum credit score of 660 ( 680 for manufactured homes ).
  • Must live in home as primary residence.
  • Must meet standard underwriting requirements
  • Homebuyer education

The Home Is Possible Program is the most widely used down payment program in the state of Nevada.  

If you are a first responder, a health care worker, and a casino employee, there are other programs that could be of a benefit to you as a First Time Home Buyer.  Most of these programs follow the guidelines above with the requirement to show proof of you being part of these groups.

For more information and to discuss down payment assistant programs further, please reach out to me at 702 – 850 – 0298.

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