First Time Home Buyers



Aparo-Griffin Properties specializes in helping first time home buyers find and obtain the financing needed to purchase their first home. Aparo Griffin Properties is an affordable housing partner.

What is an Affordable Housing Partner (AHP)?

The AHP is a group of housing counseling agencies, lenders and real estate agents who were trained by Volusia County Community Assistance about the Home Purchase Programs and who are interested and have experience helping first-time homebuyers purchase a safe, decent and affordable home. For over 10 years Aparo Griffin Properties has been one of few real estate companies in all of Volusia County that participates in the program.

Eligibility requirements*:

  • The applicant(s) cannot have previously received housing assistance from Volusia County
  • The applicant cannot have owned a home within the last three years (additional restrictions may apply)
  • The applicant must be able to secure a first mortgage

    *Additional eligibility and program requirements will apply.

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Hardest Hit Fund
A new program was just introduced to assist with down payments for counties in Florida still in recovery from the housing crisis. The Hardest Hit Fund may help homebuyers achieve the dream of homeownership sooner than they thought possible.
  • Up to $15,000 in down payment assistance
  • Down payment assistance is forgiven over the first five years of ownership
  • Program available in Brevard, Duval, Hillsborough, Orange and Volusia counties
  • Available to those who have not owned a home in the last three years
  • Minimum credit score and income restrictions do apply
  • Homebuyer education course required
For more information please contact Aparo Griffin Properties at 386-738-2845 or you can email us at admin@aparogriffinproperties.com.




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