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First Time Home Buyers

We offer first-time home buyer programs that work with government financial assistance programs to allow for flexible down payments and maximum financing. Let us help you realize the dream of owning a home. 

Home Possible® Mortgage | FHLB First Front Door Program | Peoples Security First Time Home Buyer Grant Program


Home Possible® Mortgage

Make home purchase a reality with Home Possible® Mortgage. A loan that offers additional flexibilities and financing options for First Time Home Buyers, Move-Up Borrowers and Retirees who qualify as very-low and low-to-moderate income, as well as those in underserved markets seeking low down payment options.

Features of the Home Possible® Mortgage include:

  • Low down payment with a variety of down payment sources 
  • Purchase and no cash-out refinancing
  • Fixed and adjustable rate mortgages available
  • Income and credit flexibility

Contact an experienced Peoples Security Bank Mortgage Loan Originator at 888-868-3858 to discover the possibilities of home ownership and financing. 

FHLB (Federal Home Loan Bank) First Front Door Grant Program

First Front Door may assist qualified first time homebuyers with a grant, matching $3 for every $1 applied toward a down payment and closing costs. You may be approved for up to $5,000 when funding is available through the FHLB Grant Program.

To learn about whether you may be eligible for the FHLB Grant, contact an experienced Mortgage Loan Originator at Peoples Security Bank at 888-868-3858.

For more information or to see if funding is available for the FHLB of Pittsburgh’s First Front Door Grant Program, please click here.

First Time Home Buyer Grant Program

Peoples Security Bank offers a First Time Home Buyer Grant Program1,4 for buyers who qualify as low-to-moderate income borrowers and apply through Peoples Security Bank for their first mortgage loan.

Features and qualifications of PSBT's First Time Home Buyer Grant Program include:

  • Purchase mortgages with a minimum 3% down payment
  • Maximum 43% debt to income ratio
  • PSBT will grant up to $1,000 toward closing costs
  • Assist low to moderate-income borrowers in the counties we serve2
  • Household income must meet maximum household income limits based on Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Median Household Income By County3

Contact an experienced Peoples Security Bank Mortgage Loan Originator at 888-868-3858 to determine eligibility.

(1) Approval is based on household income.

(2) Service area includes: Bucks, Carbon, Lackawanna, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming Counties in PA and Broome County, NY.

(3) Borrower's household income may not exceed the county's median income. Examples of median income based upon a four person household include: Bucks ($77,300), Carbon ($62,550), Lackawanna ($57,350), Lebanon ($61,600), Lehigh ($62,550), Luzerne ($57,350), Monroe ($63,300), Montgomery ($77,300), Northampton ($62,550), Susquehanna ($52,900), Wayne ($55,200) and Wyoming Counties ($57,350) in PA and Broome County, NY ($60,850). Other household income options available. To qualify, borrowers may not have more than $2,500 remaining in reserves after closing.

(4) All loans subject to credit and collateral approval. This offer is effective 9/17/20 and may be discontinued at any time without notice.