Buying a Home

Pinellas County offers residents many resources to educate themselves on the home buying process in the county.

Housing Finance Authority First-Time Homebuyer Program

Effective October 31, 2022 (Ver en Español) The Housing Finance Authority of Pinellas County First-Time Homebuyer Program could be your key to…

HOME Investment Partnerships Program

Pinellas County receives HOME funds annually, which can be used for grants, direct loans, loan guarantees or other forms of credit enhancement,…

Down Payment Assistance

Buying a home is a big dream — and investment — for many Pinellas County residents. Taking a Homebuyer Class can help…

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Abandoned Residential Construction Projects Card

How will Florida law help me if I pay a deposit and the work never starts?...

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Consumer Tips: Insurance

The purchase or sale of a home may well be the single most important financial transaction you are involved in during your......

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Obtaining a Mortgage

Government-Insured Loans Mortgage loans are also available through three programs of the federal government: Federal Housing Administration (FHA): This mortgage insurance program......

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Consumer Tips: Mortgage Terms You Should Know

CLOSING COSTS: Costs the buyer must pay at the time of closing in addition to the down payment. Closing costs average 3-4%......

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Consumer Tips: Finding a Home

Home Inspections Defects often go unnoticed by the average person. Before hiring a qualified individual to inspect the home, experts recommend that......

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