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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 1st Street SW, Rochester, MN

Exceptional condo nestled in downtown Kutzky Park neighborhood within blocks of Mayo Clinic Campus. Open floor concept in living room, kitchen and dining with plenty of natural lighting, beautiful hardwood floors, maple cabinets, center island with built-in dining table, stainless steel appliances and washer and dryer. Patio door off living room leads to private covered front porch. Spacious master bedroom and remodeled bath with all the modern features. Private side door leads to detached garage, loft storage in garage. Condo in First Homes Community Land Trust, buyer must be income qualified and can be purchased after 5/10/21. HOA Dues $165/month includes trash, lawn care, snow removal, exterior/common area maintenance and insurance.

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