KLKN TV – You probably already know about the $8,000 dollar tax credit for first time home buyers, but could the deal be getting even sweeter?The Federal Housing Commission announced that tax credit can now go towards part of a down payment in some states…but how will this affect Nebraska?
The bad news, right now, Nebraska isn’t included in the list of states that can use the credit towards a down payment. The good news though, one local realtor said there’s a big push in Washington to add Nebraska to that list.
Back in February President Barack Obama signed an incentive in the form of an $8,000 tax credit for first time home buyers. Just a couple days ago the Federal Housing Administration announced some home buyers could use the tax credit as a down payment.
The problem with that not all states can take advantage of this offer. “They would approve it so you could get a second soft mortgage up front so you could use that $8,000 towards your down payment. Nebraska is not currently included in that many states are there’s a big push in Washington to get it approved right here and well have to see if it’s going to,” Rob Predmore with Woods Bros Realty said.
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