Traditional mortgages? Maybe they're not your best bet. These loans are for borrowers of many backgrounds.

First responders. Veterans and educators. Doctors, firefighters, and folks with modest incomes. All of the above — and more — may qualify for one of our special mortgage programs.

Stay local

Work directly with friendly Everwise lenders and not government agencies.

Upfront savings

Each special loan features reduced down payments — some allow up to 100% financing.

Competitive rates

Interest rates are often lower than those charged by traditional mortgages.

From low down payments to more relaxed credit standards, these special loans offer many attractive features. Your next move is to contact an Everwise mortgage professional and see which one might be the best fit for you.

Hometown Heroes

  • Available to law enforcement, fire department, medical organization, and school employees (per eligibility requirements)
  • No down payment required
  • Gift funds and seller contributions allowed
  • Low fixed rate
  • Loan terms up to fit your needs
  • Purchase transactions only

Government-Backed Programs


  • Low, fixed interest rate
  • Reduced down payment options
  • Down payment can be a gift from a family member or other eligible donor


  • Available to qualified veterans, current military personnel, reservists and surviving spouses
  • Private mortgage insurance (PMI) not required even with no down payment
  • Easy refinancing options for eligible borrowers

USDA Rural Development

  • For homes in rural areas and select suburbs
  • No down payment required
  • Low closing costs
Subject to membership requirements. All Credit Union loan programs, rates, terms, and conditions are subject to credit approval and may change at any time without notice.

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