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Homebuyer Education

The Homebuyer Education Workshop is now being offered exclusively online to ensure continuity of services while maintaining safety during the 

COVID-19 Pandemic.  

In-person Homebuyer Education Workshop will return once it is safe to do so. That date is TBD. 

In order to continue providing homebuyer education to the community, there will be a cost associated with participating in online courses:

  • The average class is eight hours in length, however your completion time may be different. 
  • Classes are informative and interactive and will help you answer many questions! 
  • Upon completion of the Online Homebuyer Education Workshop, participants will be provided with a certification of completion that satisfies HUD’s requirements for qualifying for down payment assistance.  This certificate will need to be sent to: DMagallanes@fhrinc.net.

Online Course Info:

  • Classes are offered in both English and Spanish
  • Courses are not bound to a schedule and can be completed at your own pace; ie: in one sitting or spread over a few sittings
  • Courses can be accessed on mobile phones and tablets

Class topics include:

  • How much you can afford
  • How to fix or improve your credit
  • How to choose a real estate agent
  • How to shop for the best mortgage loan
  • The steps of the mortgage process
  • The roles of the 10 professionals involved in most home purchases
  • What to include in your offer
  • Home inspection basics
  • The steps of the closing process

Ready to sign up for an online course today?
Be sure to use our code "Newhome49" for your registration fee discount.

For additional questions contact FHR at (520) 318-0993 

Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Additional Resources

Fair Housing Website: swfhc.com

Fair Credit Reporting Act: frbsf.org

 

What our class attendants have to say

My wife and I have enjoyed taking your classes and feel totally prepared for the responsibility of homeownership. Thank you for your time and guidance!

D. & G. B.  (Class Attendants)

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you SO much for talking to us all about how to better our lives. Your knowledge, your expertise, and your enthusiasm were heard and felt loud and clear. You are so inspiring–you give me hope!

R.C. (Class attendant)

FHR is certified by HUD as a Housing Counseling Agency and has adopted The National Industry Standards for Homeownership Education and Counseling.  Housing counselors and educators are individually certified with Neighborworks Center for Homeownership Counseling and Education