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Bay Area Affordable Homeownership Alliance
  • AHOP Outreach – The extensive promotional activities AHOP is involved with will help increase the amount of prospective buyers looking to purchase a home in Antioch
  • Educate and Counsel Buyers – One of AHOP‘s primary focuses is on promoting and delivering financial literacy and homebuyer education and counseling to homebuyers. These activities will benefit realtors.
    • Educated homebuyers are better prepared to begin the home purchase process.  In most case, one of the largest deterrents to homeownership - fear, has been addressed.
    • Making more information available to homebuyers facilitates more efficient and streamlined transactions.  This may help expedite transactions.
    • Educated buyers will know when they can effectively commence their home purchase activities, not wasting valuable time for the Realtor.

BAAHA introduced AHOP to the Delta Association of Realtors on March 15, 2018 (photo above). Below are the materials we provided to DAR members that we will keep accessible online for real estate professionals such as yourself.

AHOP can help your clients become homeowners!

Interested in becoming an AHOP Certified Realtor?

BAAHA's Administrative Director, Walter Zhovreboff, introduces AHOP to the Delta Association of Realtors. March 15, 2018

The Antioch Home Ownership Program (AHOP) is a new community collaboration effort to expand financial literacy, homebuyer education and counseling, and homeownership in Antioch. The Bay Area Affordable Homeownership Alliance (BAAHA) is contracted with the City of Antioch to administer AHOP. AHOP involves City government, non-profit and for-profit partners, businesses/employers, civic organizations, homebuyers, homeowners, real estate professionals, and the Antioch community. AHOP will be officially launched on Saturday, March 24, 2018 (click to view details).

AHOP, in conjunction with the Delta Association of Realtors, will be providing AHOP realtor certification workshops. These workshops will further explain AHOP resources and services provided to homebuyers, as well as the protocols of securing AHOP buyer referrals. Sign-up below to be notified about future AHOP realtor certification workshops.

AHOP Realtor Forum

AHOPfor Real Estate Professionals

How Can Realtors Help AHOP Succeed?

  • Direct Homebuyers to Realtors – AHOP outreach and educational components will help direct ready able willing buyers to realtors.  All AHOP applicants are screened to determine their capacity to purchase a home.  Applicants that possess the financial wherewithal to commence their home purchase process will be directed to secure their loan approval and subsidies and to start working with a Realtor.

About AHOP

  • Create an Inventory of Future Homebuyers – AHOP’s financial and homebuyer counseling activities will help address and resolve financial obstacles for households to become future Antioch homebuyers.
  • Expand the Homebuyer Base by Expanding Purchase Power – AHOP can significantly increase purchase capacity by providing accessibility to a multitude of financial subsidies, including up to $45,000 in down payment assistance, and access to the beneficial Mortgage Tax Credit Certificates (through 2018).

AHOP’s primary objective is to expand homeownership within the City of Antioch. To achieve this objective, AHOP is focused on:

  • Financial literacy
  • Homebuyer education and one-on-one counseling
  • Providing access to resources and services that increase the capacity for homebuyers to become Antioch homeowners.