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Home Buyer Education

Home Buyer Education Courses

NeighborWorks Homeownership Center

Our Home Buyer Education Course is a 10-hour class taught by certified housing counselors and industry professionals with experience and expertise in their fields.

It is hoMEworks approved, and required for you to receive the $3,500 Maine Housing Advantage grant to apply toward your down payment and closing costs.

The course will teach you:

  • The home buying process
  • Money management
  • Shopping for a home
  • Qualifying and obtaining a mortgage loan
  • Lender's view: Determining creditworthiness and affordability
  • What to expect at closing
  • Sustaining your gain: Life as a homeowner


Upcoming Courses
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Have questions? Contact the HomeOwnership Center at 207-553-7780, ext. 3348. Or fill out this form to request more information.

What People Are Saying About Our Home Buyer Education Course

"Absolutely the best money I've ever spent in my life!"

"This class was entertaining and very informative. We have already raved about it to our friends!"

"I now feel prepared, in sharp contrast to how I felt two weeks ago. Thanks a bunch for all the advice and resources."

"I have to say the class exceeded my expectations. I found David to be not only knowledgeable but also to be a great teacher and presenter."

"I didn't realize all that was involved with the home buying process but that has changed by taking this class."

"I can't believe people try to go through the process of buying a house without first taking this class."

"I had no idea how to even start the process of buying a home and this class provided excellent guidance as to where to start."

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