Maine Housing Changes “Gift of Green” Program for December 2009

Beginning December 1, 2009, the revised Gift of Green promotion will provide all MaineHousing borrowers with $2,500 – to help with down payment, closing costs, and prepaid escrow expenses, after the borrower contributes 1% of the mortgage loan amount to the transaction. Eligible home buyers need to act quickly to take advantage of the current Gift of Green offer before it changes. Loans registered on or before November 30, 2009 will receive a grant of 4% of the first mortgage loan amount, up to a max of $5,000. Loans reserved on or after December 1, 2009 receive a grant of $2,500.


Information provided by: Maine Association of REALTORS