Getting Started

NO FIRST TIME HOMEBUYER REQUIREMENT

The SETH 5 Star Program provides down payment and closing cost assistance for your home purchase.  The program also provides a 30 year fixed rate mortgage.  Mortgage options include FHA, USDA, VA and Conventional financing. Maximum amount of assistance provided is 5% of your loan amount.  Assistance is provided in the form of a forgivable community second loan, forgiven after 3 years.  Grants are available with select FHA loan types and also for Charter Level Income Conventional loan products.  Our Loan Officers can help you decide which option is the best choice for you.

This program is available in Texas but outside of Travis County and the city limits of El Paso, McKinney and Grand Prairie. Buyers must be income eligible (see below) and will be required to complete the SETH on-line Homebuyer Education Course.

READY TO BEGIN....CONTACT A PROGRAM LENDER

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Eligibility Requirements:

Mortgage Approval with a Program Lender

Meet Program Income Limits

Minimum FICO Score of 640

Complete SETH HBE Course

Maximum Purchase Price: $492,500

 
 

Contact A Program Lender


Program Lender List

Purchase Prices Limits:
FHA Max Sales Price Limits 
USDA/VA/Conv Max Sales Price Limit: $492,500

Income Limits:
FHA/VA/Conv Loan Products
USDA Loan Products
 

 

Homebuyer Education

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Choosing Your Course:

  • Purchase Transactions: If you are purchasing a home, you will be attending our Homebuyer Education Course using the link below.  You are able to complete this course individually or jointly with your co-borrower.

Step 1

Use the Get Started Now button and select the Homebuyer Education Course.  You will need to create an account. 

Step 2

You will submit payment in the Complete Purchase Section. The cost for Homebuyer Education is $100.

A certificate is provided upon completion and is required for the 5 Star Program.  Only one borrower is required to complete the course.  The certificate is valid for 12 months.  Courses are offered in Spanish and English.

Contact SETH

Rhonda Mitchell: Lenders  rmitchell@sethtexas.com

11111 S Sam Houston Parkway East  Houston, TX 77089    281.484.4663

 

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