First Time Home Buyer Loan Lima, Cincinnati & Toledo OH
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First-time homebuyer? Think of SuperiorFirst!

SuperiorFirst is our own first-time homebuyer down payment assistance program. This program offers grants to fund down payments and closing costs incurred during the purchase of a first home for low and moderate income homebuyers. Homebuyers can earn up to $2,000 down payment assistance on the purchase of their first home when they finance with Superior CU. Ready to get started?

How it works:

  1. Get pre-approved for you home loan at
  2. Find the home of your dreams.
  3. Once under contract, tell your Superior Credit Union Mortgage Originator that you would like to apply for the SuperiorFirst first-time homebuyer down payment grant.
  4. Close on your home!

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“These funds have been set aside specifically to help create home ownership opportunities for our members” said Phil Buell, President & CEO of Superior CU. “We believe home ownership is important to our community and we are committed to helping individuals realize the dream of owning their first home”.

Interested individuals can inquire about the program from their Superior Credit Union Mortgage Originator or call 877.717.2271 option 2.

First-time homebuyers are eligible for down payment assistance equal to 5% of the purchase price (maximum award of $2,500.00). First-time homebuyer is defined as an individual or household who has not owned a home during the three-year period prior to the purchase of a home or an individual who is a displaced homemaker but owned a home with his or her spouse or resided in a home owned by the spouse while a homemaker. First-time Homebuyer funds must be repaid, according to a graduated repayment schedule, to Superior Credit Union in the event Homebuyer does not own and reside in the home for a five-year period following receipt of the funds, or refinances in the five-year period following receipt of the funds must also repay the funds. Superior Credit Union will include specific language with the Deed and/or Mortgage referencing the first-time homebuyer funds, and obligations upon receipt thereof, which may increase the recording fees owed by homebuyer at closing. Checking account with direct deposit and debit card required. Homebuyer should contact Superior Credit Union with specific questions regarding this program. Superior first-time homebuyer program cannot be used in conjunction with any other “community second” down payment assistance programs. Homebuyer must meet all other qualifications for a mortgage loan and are not guaranteed to qualify for a mortgage. Homebuyer cannot receive cash back at closing. Some loan programs are not available in conjunction with a Superior first-time homebuyer grant. Eligible income not to exceed 200% of County median.

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