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September 21, 2021
Homeownership Director Lisa DeBrock Featured in Down Payment Report

In the July/August Down Payment Report, our very own Homeownership Director, Lisa DeBrock, discusses the importance of educating sellers and agents about FHA loans in hot markets.

Here’s what you’ll find in this issue of the Down Payment Report:

Commentary: Ginnie Mae's risk-based capital rule would punish first-time buyers.

Down Payment Interview: Washington State Housing Finance Commission Homeownership Director, Lisa DeBrock, discusses how she helps to correct myths and educate sellers and their agents about the commission's FHA-based Down Payment Assistance program.

FHA and VA market shares are shrinking, according to a recent National Association of Realtors membership survey.

Decreased supply of starter homes is crippling inventory for first-time buyers.

Support is growing in Congress for down payment assistance programs.

Rent vs. Buy in 2021 -- homeownership is still one of the best wealth generators.

Don't forget to use our Offer Letter!


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