Why Become a Participating Lender

Why Become a Participating Lender

Escambia County Housing Finance Authority (ECHFA) invites you to join our diverse mix of Participating Lenders in our Homeownership Program.

Reasons to Participate

  • We create a need to secure financing through our Participating Lenders by developing highly appealing Homeownership Programs that offer assistance to individuals who want to purchase a home.
  • We reach a larger pool of homebuyers by extending our service area beyond Escambia County and into multiple Participating Counties throughout Florida.
  • We serve as advocates by referring homebuyers who need financing to our Participating Lenders. For more information visit My First Florida Home's website.
  • We promote our Participating Lenders on our website, brochure and across other marketing material.
  • We encourage individuals who inquire about us via phone or email, to contact our Participating Lenders to secure financing.
  • We have earned the confidence of our Participating Lenders by being in business for more than 30 years in the housing and financing industries and having generated more than $1 billion to help homebuyers become homeowners.
  • Participating Lenders generally net profit 2.75% per loan.

If your company wants to offer another resource to your clients, please consider becoming a Participating Lender. For a complete description of our Lender Program, simply download our Program Determination and Parameters and Master Mortgage Origination Agreement.

For more information call us at 800-388-1970 or 850-432-7077.

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