Ohio, Ohio — Homebuyers who moved to Ohio from other states are getting a welcome party to celebrate the new homebuying season in the city.
The new homebuyer program is being hosted by a variety of companies including:The Ohio Association of Realtors (OAR) announced the program on Tuesday.
It’s the first program of its kind for OHIO homebuyters.
Ohio Attorney General Bill Schuette said the program helps homeowners with the costs of buying their first home and is designed to ease the transition to homeownership.
It’s designed to help homeowners get ready to live in their new home and make the transition as smooth as possible, Schuett said.
The program is designed for people who have lived in Ohio for at least a year and are willing to buy their first house in Ohio.
Homebuyer assistance is also available through Ohio Department of Housing and Community Development (HUD) housing assistance programs and through a limited number of other government-supported housing assistance benefits.
Ohio’s homebuy help will be offered through the Homebuyer Assistance Program.
It also will help with home repairs and insurance.
The program also will provide additional housing assistance for eligible families who have to move into a new home.
Ohio Governor John Kasich signed a bill into law in March 2017 to help those who live in Ohio relocate to another state or region for a new or similar home.
The Ohio Department and HUD said in a press release that the Ohio Homebuyers Program is available to homeowners of all ages and income levels, regardless of their income.
The Ohio Home Buyers Program provides up to $6,000 per qualifying homeowner for first homebuy purchase and $5,000 for second homebuy.