Down Payment Webinar This Thursday: Your Personal Branding Tool

You are invited to a Down Payment Resource webinar on Thursday, May 11th at 10am! Register Now! Learn how to access your all-new Down Payment Connect personal page, find DPR’s new marketing resources and discover new ideas to promote your landing page. Continue reading

Northern Nevada REALTORS Help Buyers Realize Their Dream

We have a great DPR success story to share about one of our very own NNRMLS Help Desk Representatives, Dale Lloyd and his fiancee, Valisha Munson. Dale and Valisha wanted to start their married life in their own home. Saving for a down payment is a challenge for a young couple starting out. With the help of their REALTOR, Tayona Tate, and Down Payment Resource they realized their dream and bought their new home. Continue reading

Take a Short DPR Survey & Be Entered to Win an Amazon Gift Card!

Down Payment Resource would like learn more about the REALTORS using DPR — and to thank you for taking their 7-8 minute survey, you will be entered to win a $200 Amazon gift card! Hurry — the survey will close on Friday at 2pm PST! Continue reading

Latest Homeownership Program Index Debunks 5 Down Payment Myths

Atlanta-based Down Payment Resource, the nation’s only data bank for home buyer programs, released its Third Quarter 2015 Homeownership Program Index earlier in October. The Homeownership Program Index (HPI) measures the availability and characteristics of down payment programs administered by state and local Housing Finance Agencies (HFAs), nonprofits and other housing organizations. State, local and national programs available in the Down Payment Resource registry were analyzed — these results were current as of September 30, 2015. Continue reading

Is Your Website Ready For First-Time Homebuyers?

As many of you know, Down Payment Resource is a free Member service, integrated right into Paragon since February 2012. DPR helps our Members and their clients navigate the process of finding the much-needed down payment funds necessary to buy a house. Currently 74% percent of homes listed for sale in Northern Nevada are eligible for down payment assistance.

RDesk IDX subscribers have the ability to instantly integrate Down Payment Resource into their IDX search pages. To enable DPR on rDesk products:

  • Click “IDX” from the menu below “Marketing”
  • Click the “Display Tab” from the horizontal tabs at the top of the window.
  • Locate the third section down, under the heading “Summary Property Information”
  • Click the box next to “DPR” so that it is checked.
  • Click the “Save Changes” button at the bottom of the window.

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Other IDX vendors operating in our market have been given specifications for adding this same functionality to your IDX site. The DPR IDX feature allows you, at no additional cost, to integrate Down Payment Resource into your IDX website so consumers can identify listings eligible for down payment assistance, learn more about the help available for them, and contact YOU for assistance.

For more information please call our office at 823-8838, email george@nnrmls.com or click on the Down Payment Resource button in the top tier of the Members’ Launchpad. The example image from the DPR landing page is below, showing the helpful links to get you started — the IDX link is highlighted in green:
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If you’re not convinced yet, take a look at the webinar:
“Is your website ready for tomorrow’s first-time homebuyers?” Click here to watch this recent Down Payment Resource webinar with ReTechnology featuring an interview with 2 Minneapolis-based Realtors (You will need to scroll to the bottom of the page). Learn how they successfully incorporate first-time homebuyers into their business and use their website to meet their needs.