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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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245 8th Street NE, Plainview, MN

Brand New Twin home, two bedrooms and two bathroom, Master room has own bathroom. Basement could be finished by new home owner. Home is in the Community Land Trust. See supplements for program information. Income guidelines of max $84,500 a household. No HOA, $25/month land lease. Home should be completed November 1, 2022.

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