H.O.P.E, Inc Homebuying courses are designed to educate first time homebuyers on the benefits of homeownership as well as provide them the framework to becoming financial independent. The curriculum was created with prospective and novice homeowners in mind with our proven step-by-step process that demystifies the entire home buying process and sustainable homeownership; by presenting it in a simple understandable format that is both informative and enlightening.
For the potential homebuyer who is mortgage ready we offer a condense version of Homebuyers club entitled Fast Track. Fast Track is a fast-paced, educational-experience guaranteed to rouse students with a keen desire to learn the fundamentals of homebuying while keeping them highly engaged.
This course meets the requirements of down payment assistance programs that requires a minimum of 8-hours housing counseling /course to be provided by a HUD approved housing counseling agency.
• Mortgage Basics • Understanding Credit • Money Basics • Taxes • Shopping For Your Home • Insurance • Closing
EHome America is the most comprehensive e-learning home buyer training course available throughout the nation delivered in English and Spanish.
This structured web-based class is based on the NeighborWorks America curricula, ‘Realizing the American Dream’ with videos to assist learning. eHome America Homebuyer Education course checks student’s learning with frequent feedback through quizzes and tests. eHome America satisfies homeownership education requirements by state housing agencies (such as Maryland CDA program).
Another well-known and successful online homebuying education training tool for potential homebuyers to utilize is Framework. Potential homebuyers that can not attend face-to-face homebuying classes can learn, when, where, and how they like on every step of the home buying process.
To get started, visit Framework. CLICK HERE If you’d like to learn more first, watch this short overview video
This program was created to assist first time homebuyers but also those coming out of an economic crisis (such as foreclosure). It provides in-depth, long term counseling to clients regarding the importance of creating a stable financial future. The program uses both the academic and “hands on” approach to address the practical components of financial literacy though one-on-one sessions and group workshops.
Housing Options & Planning Enterprises, Inc.(H.O.P.E.)
6188 Oxon Hill Road, Suite 700
Oxon Hill, MD 20745