Homebuyer Education

This 8-hour course is often required by lenders, and is designed to guide you from the initial stages of buying a home all the way to managing household finances and maintaining good credit. Learn more about it below!

Online Homebuyer Education

Take the Homebuyer Education course from the comfort and safety of your home! It is an important tool for learning about the home-buying process. In fact, many banks require this course for mortgage approval. Spend a day learning how to calculate your housing affordability, review purchase offer documents, and understand the value of a thorough, pre-purchase home inspection. It will also grant you access to the following resources:

  • Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance grants and loans
  • The Homebuyer Education certificate, which is valid for one (1) year


To sign up for the online course, click here, or on the product logo below. The online
class-fee is $25 for a limited time!
USE CODE Staysafe25 at checkout.


Due to COVID-19, all IN-PERSON classes have been cancelled until further notice. We apologize for the inconvenience, thank you. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Post-purchase Education

Now that you’ve purchased your first home, you need to know how to take care of it. “Celebrating Your New Home” is a 3-hour class where local experts lead discussions on local zoning ordinances, basic home maintenance and do-it-yourself projects. Your home is the most expensive purchase you’ll make during your lifetime. Learn how to protect your investment! The cost for this class is $25.

Click here to view available classes and sign up. You will need to register for a NeighborWorks Compass Account to sign up for a class.

If you have any questions, please contact us for more information.

Just Starting Out? Attend a FREE Homebuyer Orientation first!

Learn more about buying your first home, talk to experts and lenders, ask questions