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Down Payment Assistance is Back for California Teachers
STEAP – School Teacher & Employee Assistance Program

CalPATH STEAP Loan Program

Joe Moore
March 06, 2018

Mountain West Financial, Inc.
7755 Center Avenue, 11th Floor
Huntington Beach, Ca. 92647

Toll Free: 1-800-310-7577

Breaking News! Down Payment Assistance is back for California Teachers and School District Employees! The STEAP - School Teacher and Employee Assistance Program provides up to 4.0% of a home’s sale price (or) appraisal value and may be used for down payment or closing fee assistance.

If you are a K-12 teacher (or) school employee and are in need of down payment assistance, STEAP may be a great alternative to our exclusive CalPATH - California Public Employee & Teacher Home Loan Program.


  1. Must be a *First Time Homebuyer and a Teacher (or) School District Employee, *cannot have owned a home in the previous 3 years
  2. Maximum Home Purchase Price of $660,000*. *subject to county income & loan limits, view county loan limits.
  3. Deferred Interest 2nd Mortgage up to $26,400 for down payment and/or closing fees.
  4. Must be used in conjunction with a CalHFA 1st Mortgage (FHA or Conventional)

If you are a real estate professional and are interested in co-branded marketing opportunities to promote CalPATH and STEAP in your area, we invite you to partner with us as a Preferred Realtor Sign.

For more information, please contact our CalPATH Hotline @ 800-310-7577 (or) apply online to receive a free, no obligation home loan pre-approval.

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