MassHousing Update, June 2019
MassHousing continues to be the most trusted resource for information and affordable mortgage financing for Massachusetts homebuyers. Borrowers come to MassHousing today for the same reasons they always have: affordable, fixed-rate loans; low down payment requirements; local servicing; MI Plus mortgage payment protection. Add to that the Down Payment Assistance program (the only statewide program of its kind in the Commonwealth), and MassHousing is putting homeownership within reach for more Massachusetts families.
HomeOwnership Lending on Track for Second-Best Year Ever
With several days remaining in Fiscal Year 2019, MassHousing’s HomeOwnership first mortgage lending already ranks as the second highest total in Agency history.

In FY2019, which runs from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019, MassHousing has closed 3,042 first mortgage loans for $769.4 million.  Continue reading...
Down Payment Assistance Drives Lending
MassHousing’s Down Payment Assistance (DPA) Program is putting homeownership within reach for more Massachusetts buyers, and is driving the Agency's home mortgage lending to its highest level in years.   Continue reading...
In-House Servicing is Key to Borrower Success
MassHousing’s in-house Loan Servicing Department plays a key role in the Agency’s commitment to sustainable homeownership.  Continue reading...
MassHousing Honors Top Lenders for Commitment to Affordable Home Ownership
MassHousing has been on the road recently, recognizing top-performing lenders for their excellence in originating MassHousing’s mortgage loans and their commitment to promoting affordable homeownership across the Commonwealth.

Adams Community Bank, Top Producer of Loans that have MassHousing Mortgage Insurance but are not funded by MassHousing (66 loans, $9.6 million).
Cape Cod 5 Cents Savings Bank, Top Producer of MassHousing Loans in Barnstable County (26 loans, $6.2 million) and Nantucket County (6 loans, $1.6 million). Cape Cod 5 was also honored as Top Producer in dollars of loans that have MassHousing Mortgage Insurance but are not funded by MassHousing (42 loans, $11.5 million).

Cross Country Mortgage, Top Producer of MassHousing Loans in Essex County (76 loans, $22.4 million).
Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp., Top Producer of loans in Norfolk County (28 loans, $9.1 million), Plymouth County (53 loans, $15.6 million), Suffolk County (20 loans, $6.3 million) and Worcester County (137 loans, $28.9 million). Fairway was also honored for providing the most loans to minority borrowers (105 loans, $29 million). 

Greenfield Savings Bank, Top Producer of MassHousing Loans in Franklin County (5 loans, $872,600)

Lowell Community Loan Fund, Top Producer statewide of MassHousing's Get the Lead Out Program, (68 loans, $1.7 million). 

Main Street Bank, Top Producer of MassHousing Septic Repair Loans (4 loans, $90,275)

Mortgage Network, Inc., Top Producer of Loans in Hampshire County (7 loans, $1.4 million).
MassHousing works with a network of more than 150 partner lenders to make our affordable loans available to homebuyers across Massachusetts. Read about all of MassHousing's top partner lenders. And view a list of the top loan originators
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Listen Up: ‘Home at Last in Mass’ Podcast
MassHousing has released the first three episodes in what will be an ongoing series of podcasts for Massachusetts homebuyers. ‘Home at Last in Mass,’ explores a variety of homebuying topics, from determining your readiness to common homebuying mistakes. It's available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Podbean. Start listening today!
Get Ready for Homeownership with 10-Steps Infographic
Are you thinking of buying a home in Massachusetts, or do you know someone who is? MassHousing has created an infographic that helps would be homeowners navigate the homebuying process. Titled “10 Steps to Buying a Home,” the infographic guides consumers from the initial stages of budgeting and planning through the offer, home inspection and closing. Download it here!