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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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4210 Fern Ave SE, Rochester, MN

New Construction Single Family Home in The Gardens Neighborhood. Home will be available End of June. One level living in this slab on grade home. High level of finish with breakfast bar, pendant lights and stainless appliances in the kitchen, recessed lights, ceramic tile in the bathrooms, concrete patio, large closets, 3 panel doors, laundry/mud room, plank flooring.

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