Homebuyer Education

Our classes are 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 our homebuyer education course below.

Homebuyer Education

Our full-day Homebuyer Education course 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

There are two ways you can complete this class:

  1. In-person: The “Homepurchase Made Easy” homebuyer education course runs from 9am to 5pm, with lunch provided. 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. There is a class fee of $85.
  2. Online: To sign up for the online course, click here, or on the product logo below. There is a class-fee associated with this, as well.

 

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

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.

Attend a free Homebuyer Orientation

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