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First Homes serves a seven county area, with homes in 12 different towns.

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What is a Community Land Trust?

Community Land Trust (CLT) homes cost less than market rate homes because the CLT homebuyer purchases only the house and enters into an agreement with the CLT for the use of the land, this agreement is a Ground Lease.  Learn More...

How do I get approval for a loan?

This List of Lenders are knowledgeable professionals that have worked with First Homes for many years.  They are familiar with the Community Land Trust program and can assist you with getting approved for a bank loan.   

Is there down payment assistance?

Qualified buyers do have access to down payment assistance.  Click here to view those options and learn more about the process.

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815 2nd Ave NE, Plainview, MN

Enjoy the country backyard view setting of this 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car garage home located on a quiet street. Open floor plan with vaulted ceilings, kitchen island, spacious/sunny living room, dining room. Lower level has 2 bedrooms and full bath. Family room has great potential with walk-out patio to the back. Minimal work to finish off the family room and possible connected den space. Property in First Homes Community Land Trust. Buyers may be eligible for closing costs and/or down payment assistance.

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