Atlanta-based Down Payment Resource announced today the addition of Todd Costigan as vice president of customer relations. Costigan is responsible for account management of the company’s real estate customers, including MLS and Realtor associations.
Down Payment Resource (DPR) curates the nation’s only databank of local, state and national homeownership programs including down payment programs, grants, affordable first mortgages and tax credits. DPR is licensed to MLSs, Realtor Associations, financial institutions and housing counselors across the country.
Costigan brings more than 25 years of real estate industry and financial services experience to his new role. His areas of expertise include account management, real estate technology and marketing. Previously, Costigan supported third party partner and MLS relations at CoreLogic, Inc. and at the National Association of Realtors, he launched the Center for Realtor Technology – a technology research and advisory resource for MLS, brokers and agents.
DPR serves more than one-third of National Association of Realtors members through its partnerships with 22 MLSs and Realtor Associations. The tool provides information about programs during the home search process, helping uncover options that may make buying a home more affordable.
“I’m pleased to add Todd to our growing team. His deep experience in real estate technology and understanding of MLSs will serve our customers well,” said Rob Chrane, CEO of DPR. “As more entry level buyers begin their home buying and home financing education online, Down Payment Resource is poised to be a prime resource for new buyers and the real estate professionals who help them.”