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Homeownership Center

Homebuyer Education

We prepare our homeowners to succeed.

Homebuying can be overwhelming for first-time buyers. Not for HomeSight buyers! We’ll prepare you for every step in the homebuying journey. HomeSight offers free personal financial counseling and free homebuying classes.

Homeownership Center

Homebuyer Education

We prepare our homeowners to succeed.

Homebuying can be overwhelming for first-time buyers. Not for HomeSight buyers! We’ll prepare you for every step in the homebuying journey. HomeSight offers free personal financial counseling and free homebuying classes.

How prepared are HomeSight buyers?

HomeSight buyers have a loan delinquency rate of 0.5%, thanks to our counseling services and holistic approach to financial assistance.

What To Expect from our Homebuyer Education Classes:

HomeSight’s home financing experts will teach you:

Homeownership Advantages and Disadvantages

Homebuying Vocabulary: Equity, Market Value, Mortgages, PITI, Pre-Approval vs. Pre-Qualification

Steps to Homebuying

How to Create a Budget

The Four C’s of Credit

Credit Scores and Reports

How to Repair and Maintain Your Credit

Qualifying for a Home

Closing Costs

Private Mortgage Insurance

Types of Mortgages

Affordable Loan Programs

Down Payment Assistance Programs

… and more!

In our Homebuyer Portal, you’ll find a full listing of our currently scheduled classes. To sign up, please log in or create an account.

Live Interactive Homebuyer Education Via ZOOM

This is a live three-part class series taught online via Zoom Meetings. These courses take place over three session – typically two weekday evenings, and one weekend morning. All three sessions must be attended in order to complete the course and earn your Certificate of Completion. These classes are interactive and provide time to ask questions and learn from an experienced instructor. Anyone may register to attend. Due to the amount of material covered in this class, HomeSight requires that prospective home buyers join our Zoom classes on time and for the duration of the call. We currently are unable to offer language translation services for these classes.

Cost to attend: FREE

EHOME America SELF-GUIDED HOMEBUYER EDUCATION

This is a web-based self-guided course and best for those who need to learn on their own schedule. You will be issued a Certificate of Completion once you have finished.

This self-guided course is also available in Spanish (not available on ZOOM). We have a limited number of Spanish language coupon codes available for those needing additional assistance.

Cost to attend: $50

Not ready to buy a home? You don’t have to give up your dream of building equity.

Check out U-Lex, HomeSight’s limited-equity, residential housing cooperative.

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