Tu Casa Development Group - "Transforming Properties from Ordinary to Extraordinary""
Home Ownership Incentives available to
Baltimore City Buyers Apply to
Tu Casa Development Group's Properties
(Home Counseling Certificates are required to secure the incentives.  Information on how to obtain your certificate is included below).
 
B-HiP:  Baltimore Homeownership Incentive Program
 
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake invites you to get hip in Baltimorewith B-HiP! These incentives are specifically tailored for Baltimore City homebuyers.  What is extraordinary about B-HiP incentives is that they are stackable- meaning they can be layered, so you the homebuyer can take advantage of as many incentives as you qualify for. 
 
V2V (Vacants to Value)$10,000 Homeownership Program
$10,000 for closing costs and downpayment for the purchase of a previously vacant home.  Tu Casa's entire inventory qualifies for this grant. For more information Email:  Michael.Guye@baltimorecity.gov
 
 
 
Buying Into Baltimore Program
$5,000:  Live Baltimore offers trolley tours that take prospective homeowners on Baltimore City neighborhood tours to see the inventory that is available for purchase.  Live Baltimore has added 4 neighborhood tours to the previous 2 tours per year, for a total of 6 neighborhood tours per year.  100 incentives will be awarded.  For more information Visit:  www.livebaltimore.com, specifically http://livebaltimore.com/events-education/details/buying-into-baltimore/
 
 
Baltimore City Employee Homeownership Program
All baltimore City employees qualify for a $5,000 incentive.  Please Email:  Marva.Allette@baltimorecity.gov for more information
 
 
Community Development Block Grant
$5,000 for first time home buyers with a family income at or below the area median income (approximately $45,000 for the 200 Block of North Madeira).  Email: Marva.Allette@baltimorecity.gov for more information.
 
 
 
Live Near Your Work (LNYW)
For a list of participating employers, who provide incentives to employees purchasing ahome in Baltimore City, please Email: Daibeth.Saunders@baltimorecity.org
 
 
 
Home Counseling Certificates
Home Counseling Certificates can be obtained by fulfilling two requirements to the Program's Guidelines' satisfaction:
1) Complete Home Counseling class
2) One on One Counseling with a Personal Counselor
Southeast CDC has an online course that is very convenient.  One Day classes are also offered.  Once this requirement is completed you need to meet with the Counselor to obtain your Certificate. For more information visit:  http://www.southeastcdc.org/buy-a-home/home-buying-counseling-in-baltimore-city/
 
 
REDUCTION IN PROPERTY TAXES!
Newly Constructed Dwelling Property Tax Credit
The first buyer of a newly constructed or substantially rehabilitated vacant house can receive a 50% reduction in property taxes in year one reducing to a 10% reduction in year five.
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