Purchase Program

Registration Form – Single Family Home Lottery

INTEREST LIST

There is a random-number drawing (lottery) for for the following Single Family Homes:
1655 Amherst Way, Lot 37
1615 Amherst Way, Lot 41
1605 Amherst Way, Lot 42
2500 Bowdoin Street, Lot 46
2540 Bowdoin Street, Lot 47
1630 Amherst Way, Lot 50
In order to participate in the lottery, all faculty eligible to purchase a University Terrace home must complete and submit a registration form (interest list application) and participate in an Open House. Faculty couples with dual eligibility may apply individually. Lottery participants who have reserved a single-family home are not eligible to participate in the lottery. Lottery participants who have reserved a condominium home are eligible to participate in the lottery if they are interested in a larger home. To find out more information, call or visit the Information Center or go to the Interactive Map in the Community section of this website. All participants will be notified after the interest list application has been submitted and will receive a unique identifier. Interest List submissions are neither a guarantee of eligibility nor qualification to purchase. No priority will be given based on the timing of the submission. All entries will be verified by FSH and eligible participants will be notified when their application has been accepted. Applicants may withdraw from consideration prior to the lottery.

Open House attendance is required for participation in the Lottery: *

Dates :
Date: September 24, 2018
Time: 3:30 - 5:00pm
Date: September 28, 2018
Time: 10:00 – 11:30am
Date: October 1, 2018
Time: 11:30 – 1:00pm
Date: October 3, 2018
Time: 1:30 – 3:00pm

*Also available by appointment

First Name
Last Name
Email
Phone Number
Address
City
Zip Code
Preference:
School-Age Children?:
Are these children currently enrolled in the Palo Alto Unified School District?:
Age
Grade
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* All fields are required.

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Purchase Programsteps to single family home ownership

View Available Inventory

Roadmap to Homeownership at University Terrace
Single Family Home

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Lottery Interest list Opens when single family homes are available.

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VISIT THE INFORMATION CENTER OR CALL TO SET AN APPOINTMENT

Information Center

2500 Columbia Street #116

Palo Alto

California 94304

Hours: Monday - Friday

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

650-724-7262

Purchase Consultants available for assistance

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Register for interest list

Complete and Submit Interest List Application.

Unique Identifier

Must apply on the website
to receive your Unique Identifier.

 Eligible Faculty

Must be Eligible faculty.

Contact FSH for financing options and affordability

Contact Faculty Staff Housing (FSH)
for affordability and financing options.

You may apply at any time during the period that the Interest List is open. No priority will be given based on timing of the registration for the interest list.

  • In order to participate in the lottery, Eligible faculty must make an appointment with a Purchase Consultant at the Information Center to review the purchase process and details of the homes.
  • All participants will be notified by email when the interest list application has been received.
  • All lottery entries will be verified by FSH and participants will be notified by email of their eligibility status.
  • Faculty Couples with dual eligibility may apply individually.
  • Applications are neither a guarantee of eligibility nor qualification to purchase.
  • Applicants may withdraw from the interest list at any time prior to the lottery.
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Lottery

The results of the random number drawing will be posted on the University Terrace website.

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Home Selection

Home Selection Appointment with Purchase Consultants at Information Center.

Available Single Family Homes - See Interactive Map.

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Single Family Homes

Single Family Home 2

Single Family Homes

  • Selection appointments will be assigned in order of the lottery results.
  • Faculty may make their site selection in person, via phone, via email, or through a delegated proxy.
  • Reservation deposit of $1,000 will be required at the time of home selection. This is fully refundable.
  • The University Terrace website will be updated dynamically with the homes available for purchase during the home selection process.
  • Open House attendance required for Eligibility.
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Contracts & Disclosure Appointments

Unique Identifier

Purchase contracts, community disclosures, and other documents will be available after home selections.

 Eligible Faculty

Purchase Consultants will be coordinating contract signing appointments by phase.

Contact FSH for financing options and affordability

A contract deposit of $4,000
will be required.

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Financing

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APPOINTMENT

Schedule an appointment with FSH to initiate your loan approval process to prepare for the close of escrow on your new home.

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Home WalkThrough

The Purchase Consultants will be coordinating your final home walkthrough approximately 5-10 days before you close escrow.

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home walkthrough foot-prints
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Close of Escrow

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Loan appointment

FSH will be coordinating appointments for lease and loan documents to be signed approximately one (1) week before you close escrow.

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escrow appointment

The title company will provide an estimated closing statement that includes the amount you will need to pay one (1) day before the projected close of escrow. The funds must be sent via a wire transfer or cashier's check to the title company.

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Move In. Welcome Home!

The home is now yours, arrangements will be made for you to pick up your keys.

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