Down Payment Assistance Resources

Get One Step Closer to Buying a Home or Making Your Refinance More Affordable

Buying a house or refinancing your home is a big financial decision -- and sometimes you may need help along the way. At Fifth Third, we're here to assist you in finding affordable lending solutions to help make homeownership a real possibility or help save on a refinance.

The Fifth Third Down Payment Assistance Program1,2

Coming up with the funds for a down payment is often one of the biggest hurdles of homeownership. Our mortgage team is ready to help you navigate the process and identify down payment assistance programs you might qualify for, like the Fifth Third Down Payment Assistance Program. With our program, you can get one step closer to your dream home or making your refinance more affordable.

Key Benefits:

  • Get up to $5,300 toward your down payment or closing costs depending on the loan type you choose.
  • NO payback required

Key Considerations:

  • You may be eligible if you meet income and property location requirements.
  • May be combined with other down payment assistance programs 
  • Ask your Mortgage Specialist if you think you may qualify for assistance 

Mortgage Down Payment Calculator

Unsure how much to save for a down payment? Use our handy Down Payment Calculator to determine how much you should put down on your next home.

Mortgage Down Payment FAQ

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