Your Key to Homeownership
As a HUD-approved counseling agency, NHSSF offers prospective first-time homebuyers a variety of educational classes and workshops. We combine a proven educational system with personalized one-on-one counseling to bring the dream of homeownership closer to reality. Our services are offered in English, Spanish, and Creole.
Also, NHSSF is a HUD Certified Housing Counseling agency approved to provide HAP/MDEAT/PHCD counseling services to buyers.
View our class schedule.
Please note some classes have prerequisites.
Homebuyer Orientation Seminar
A FREE 1-hour informative “how do I become a homeowner” online session. (Reservations Required)
You must attend this session FIRST before attending our Homebuyer Education Workshop. Only clients with a prequalification letter from a financial institution or a signed residential sales purchase contract will be exempt and may proceed to our Homebuyer Education Workshop.
Call 305-751-5511 ext 0 to reserve your seat.
Homebuyer Education Workshop
A HUD certified workshop offered in a group session or online through eHome America. A certificate will be awarded upon completion.
Online FREE group session: You must FIRST complete our Homebuyer Orientation Seminar and our Intake Package, and meet online or by phone with one of our Intake staff to find out if you qualify to take this class, which helps prepare you to purchase a home. The class covers all of the key topics when qualifying for a loan to purchase a property, such as:
- Budget and Credit
- Mortgage Application Process
- Fair Housing
- Working with a Realtor, Lender and other Real Estate Service Providers
- Appraisal and Inspection Process
- Homeowner’s Insurance
- Title Services
- What to Expect on Closing Day
Online $99 individual session: There is also a paid online option which can be completed through eHome America.
NHSSF will not be able to validate your ehome America class and give you a HUD approved certificate if you do not use our link.
Click here to register: www.ehomeAmerica.org/nhssf
Upon your completion of the online course please print your eHome America certificate. You must bring the eHome America certificate to our office to obtain your HUD approved certificate. This certificate is provided when you meet with one of our counselors for a 1-hour follow up after you have completed the online class.
A HUD approved certificate is required for qualification of down payment and closing cost assistance programs.
Additional Online Courses
NHSSF Homeownership Center provides additional classes to help you getting ready to buy a new home.
Besides the Online Homebuyer Orientation Seminar and Homebuyer Education Workshop, NHSSF Homeownership Center offers additional classes such as the Online Financial Fitness Workshop, which will provide you with the appropriate tools and information to take control of your finances.
You can also sign up for the different Emergency Virtual Workshops we are now providing that will help you navigate through the current crisis we are all facing today.
Please, View our class schedule
Call 305-751-5511 ext 0 to reserve your place.
Neighborhood Housing Services of South Florida does business in accordance with the Federal Fair Housing Law and Equal Credit Opportunity Act.