First Time Home Buyers Program

for Firefighters, EMT's and Support Staff

First Time Home Buyer Programs and Grants for
for Firefighters, EMT's and Support Staff

If you are a firefighter / EMT or support staff and have not owned a home in the past three years, you are eligible to participate in the Officer Next Door® First Time Home Buyer Program. Through this program, all law enforcement officers, and support staff may purchase ANY home on the market. Plus, you may be eligible for the Firefighter Next Door Grant and additional down payment assistance for police officers and law enforcement. Our Firefighter Next Door Program Specialist may also discuss your eligibility for certain state specific grant programs, if available, that may provide additional benefits. *

Introduction to Firefighter Next Door®

Firefighter Next Door

Who is eligible?

  • Firefighters
  • Probationary firefighters
  • EMT's
  • Paramedics
  • Driver Engineers
  • Fire Investigators
  • Fire Dispatchers
  • Field Chiefs
  • Lieutenants
  • Captains
  • Fire and EMT office staff
  • Fire and EMT maintenance staff
  • First Responders

First-Time Buyer Benefits for Firefighters and EMT's: *

  • NO application fees / NO up-front fees
  • Easy application process and up-front pre-approval
  • NO 4-hour home buyer class
  • Simple Docs Program
  • Low down payments options for first time home buyers
  • Purchase ANY home on the market
  • GRANTS up to $8,000.00
  • Down Payment Assistance up to $10,681.00
  • Home loans for first time home buyers
  • Dedicated Buyers Agent
  • Preferred interest rates
  • FREE appraisal
    (up to $545.00 credit at closing)
  • FREE access to home listings
  • FREE nationwide access to foreclosures
  • Discount title fees for first time home buyers

What Other Program Participants Are Saying:

Dream Come True
Ross & Shellie Jeske
Bartow, FL

Dream Come True

"We just wanted to take a brief moment to thank each of you for your time and efforts to help make our dream come true of purchasing our new home. We couldn't have been more impressed and thrilled with the work each of you carried out on our behalf. We appreciated your willingness to answer any of our questions and to be reachable at the various hours of the day to put our minds at ease during times of stress. Thank you, thank you, thank you!"

Beyond Grateful
Elizabeth Jordan
Orlando, FL

Beyond Grateful!

"I honestly thought I’d have to give up my dream of owning my own home, but Danielle proved me wrong. My credit wasn’t the greatest, but she worked with me and made it happen anyway. I am beyond grateful to her and her team, especially Sarah, for working so hard to make this dream come true for me and my family. Not only did they help me secure a fair interest rate and down payment, they introduced to us to the best realtor around who helped us into a home in 2 months! I would absolutely recommend this program to anyone whose dreamed of owning their own house."

You NEVER let us down
The McWherter Family
Paducah, KY

You NEVER let us down!

"We can never thank you enough! You have been so amazing through this process from answering all our questions, to giving us reassurances that we can do this! You NEVER let us down, you were always there, even at 10PM, calling me back to walk me through documents, to listening to my meltdowns. You made this process a breeze, and it was nice to have someone always in our corner! Many Thanks and Blessings!"

Firefighter Next Door® and Next Door Programs® is the oldest and largest National Home Buying Program in the United States, connecting over 50,000 applicants a year with grants, down payment assistance and other benefits.

Financing for Firefighter Next Door® and Next Door Programs® is provided by our preferred direct lenders and select U.S. National Banks.

No Credit Check Required. Your personal financial information is not collected on this Pre-Application and your credit will not be checked. Once we receive your information, a Program Specialist will contact you to discuss the program and go over the options available, including any grants and down payment assistance you may be eligible for.

First Time Home Buyers Video

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