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First Time Home Buyer Class

The Housing Council believes that home buyers, facing the largest single investment they will likely ever make, should have access to as much information and technical assistance as possible. 


The Housing Council provides training to educate prospective home buyers on key elements of the home purchase process, including: household economics and budgeting, the wise use of credit, working with real estate agents, evaluating mortgage products, home inspections, and household maintenance and upkeep.

The education class is open to ALL homebuyers;



The schedule for the 2024 first-time homebuyer classes is now available.


There is a $80 class fee PER person, which must be received PRIOR to class date in order to access the ZOOM link. Please include fee and registration form when registering.


You will need to have access to a computer or phone that you can connect with virtually. The classes will be approximately 2-4 hours long virtually. Starting at 9am. Each participant will be sent a link to access the virtual class prior to class date. You will first have to download the ZOOM app.


Please be very clear on your application as to what your email address is. This is extremely important to be able to forward the ZOOM instructions and information regarding the FTHB class.


Please follow our Facebook page and/or our website,, for funding updates.


You will have to contact our office, prior to class date, to pick up your class materials which are required for the course.


Any questions, please contact our office directly.

Annette Bowman

Executive Director

2024 Homebuyer Education Schedule


February 16, 2024

March 22, 2024

April 19, 2024

June 21, 2024

July 26, 2024

September 27, 2024



Times: 9 am to 12 pm via ZOOM and always on a Friday

  • All classes will require prior registration with an active email. A link will be sent the week of the class to the email(s) on registration.  Registration must be received no later than 5 business days prior to the scheduled class

  • Fee: $80 per person and must be received with registration, or no link will be sent. Also, only listed participants who have paid will receive a completion certificate. This fee is non-refundable


The ZOOM classes are required for any participant interested in applying for active homebuyer grants.

If your mortgagor requires an education class and you are NOT interested in available first-time homebuyer grants, this course is offered online and can be accessed through our web page. Different fees apply. 


All class materials will need to be picked up from our office the week of class. Additional housing council staff will not be available during class times.

Our FaceBook page will be updated with any new grants as they become available.

Additionally, our web page will also have updated  information on any housing needs and grants

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