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Education + Services

Home buyer, financial counseling, and rental education is provided at MHAGH to empower our communities and enhance leadership.

Pre-purchase Homebuyers

This comprehensive course will teach you what it takes to become a successful homeowner, from seeking pre-approval for a mortgage to making an offer, to the closing process.  Individual One-on-One counseling sessions are also available as part of this class.

This course is highly recommended to any potential homebuyer who is considering the purchase of their first home.

Individuals who complete this course will be provided with a Certificate of Completion to verify that they may have satisfied the education requirements of their mortgage loan financing.

 

Course Overview

In a step-by-step format, participants examine their housing needs, analyze their financial situations, and learn strategies to improve financial management, in an effort to better prepare for home ownership.

This program will help you understand your rights and responsibilities as a homebuyer and homeowner and landlord. (Landlord training requires participants to attend an additional two-and-a-half hour class, which is scheduled monthly as needed.)

Topics

  • Your Credit, the Lender, and Fair Housing
  • Legal Aspects of Purchasing Your Home
  • Working with your Realtor and Insurance Agent
  • The Importance of a Home Inspection
  • Protecting Your Investment
  • Appraisal Considerations
  • Avoiding Foreclosure

 

2022 CLASS SCHEDULE

Classes are offered two consecutive Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
via Zoom. Participation link is provided once registration is complete.

September 2022 Session meets:

  • September 17
  • September 24

October 2022 Session meets:

  • October 22
  • October 29

November 2022 Session meets:

  • November 12
  • November 19

December 2022 Session meets:

  • December 10
  • December 17

Click the link to sign up: REGISTER

Contact Deborah Broaden for more information, or submit a registration request.

 

**NEW** - homebuyer education course now available ONLINE

Due to the pandemic limiting our in-person interactions, we have partnered with eHome America to offer an online Homebuyer Education Course. The course fee is $99, however, you can use the coupon code "MYHOME10" to get a $10 discount.

https://www.ehomeamerica.org/mutualhousing