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.

Click on each workshop listed below to see the course and registration details.

Homebuyer Orientation Seminar

This is a 1-hour free, informative virtual group class, where we will walk you through the steps you need to take in order to become a homeowner and find out everything related to the buying process.

Topics that will be discussed during this 1-hour class:

  • Previous steps to apply for a mortgage
  • The importance of housing counseling
  • How to determine your Area Mean Income
  • How to obtain the best loan
  • Government assistance programs with down payment and closing costs

Reservations Required.

Sign Up Onlinehttps://nhssf.org/events/category/online-homebuyer-orientation-seminars/

or

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:  This class will help prepare you to purchase a home. It 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

A HUD approved certificate is required for qualification of down payment and closing cost assistance programs.

Reservations Required.

Sign Up Onlinehttps://nhssf.org/events/category/online-homebuyer-education-workshops/

or

Call 305-751-5511 ext 0 to reserve your seat.

or

There is also a paid online option which can be completed through eHome America.

Click here for more information:  nhssf.org/ehome

(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.

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.

Financial Fitness Workshop

Online FREE group session: The Financial Fitness Workshop is designed to teach the fundamentals of personal finance.

In this course you will learn the skills and strategies for sound family finances so that you can purchase a home, save more, buy a business or invest.

After completing this financial training, you will acquire the appropriate tools and information to take or regain control of your financial future.

Some topics included in this training are:

  • Getting organized
  • Creating a budget that works for you
  • Saving for future goals and emergencies
  • Managing/rebuilding your credit
  • Avoiding financial pitfalls and consumer traps
  • Understanding taxes and insurance

Reservations Required.

Sign Up Onlinehttps://nhssf.org/events/category/online-finacial-fitness-workshops/

or

Call 305-751-5511 ext 0 to reserve your seat.

Additional Online Courses

NHSSF Homeownership Center provides additional classes to help you getting ready to buy a new home.

In addition to the Online Homebuyer Orientation Seminar, Homebuyer Education Workshop, and Financial Fitness Workshop, NHSSF Homeownership Center offers additional classes such as the Online Post Purchase Workshop, Foreclosure Prevention Workshop, Rental Workshop, and Homebuyer Club Meetings.

You can also sign up for the Emergency Virtual Workshops we are now providing that will help you navigate through the current crisis we are all facing today. 

Reservations Required.

Please, View our class schedule

Or

Call 305-751-5511 ext 0 to reserve your place.

Homeownership
Readiness Quiz

Take the Quiz and help us find out which service you need to achieve your dream of owning a home.

Cuestionario de preparación para ser propietario de una vivienda

Responda el cuestionario y ayúdenos a descubrir qué servicio necesita para lograr su sueño de ser propietario de una casa.

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