Buying a Home in Idaho

Welcome to the Idaho Resource Center. Whether you are new to Idaho, or a native, we have plenty of resources to help you get educated about buying or financing a home.

City Websites in Idaho

You’ll find countless helpful resources and contact information for your questions at the local level.

City Websites in Idaho

Property Research & Inspections in Idaho

Idaho Department of Environmental Quality

Underground Storage Tanks (USTs).  We recommend that buyers research underground storage tanks if you are buying an older home that may have a buried heating oil tank.
Idaho DEQ on USTs

Idaho School Ratings & Info

Idaho Dept of Education
for information on schools and school “report cards.”
Idaho School Report Cards

School performance info for Idaho

Home Loan & Down Payment Assistance in Idaho

US Dept of Housing & Urban Development:

Idaho Homeowner Assistance Programs
HUD: Idaho Homebuying Assistance

Idaho Housing and Finance Loan & Grant Programs
Down Payment Assistance and other loan programs.

Good Neighbor Next Door Program

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Program that offers Police Officers, Fire Fighters, Emergency Medical Technicians, and Pre-K thru 12th Grade Teachers a 50% discount off the list prices of homes.

HUD Good Neighbor Next Door Program

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