First-Homebuyer Class

Thinking of becoming a homeowner? Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley is here to help! Purchasing a home for the first time can be daunting for anybody. Where do I start? Can I afford to buy? How do I qualify for a loan?

To help answer these questions and more, Habitat EBSV is proud to offer a First-Time Homebuyer Class.

See information below and purchase tickets today!

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Feburary 17, 2018 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.)

This is a HUD-certified class designed for anyone thinking about buying or ready to buy a first home.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Advantages and disadvantages of homeownership
  • How much home can I afford?
  • Credit and credit scores
  • Negotiating the purchase
  • Shopping for a loan and the loan process
  • Closing process and documents
  • Obligations as a homeowner
  • Household budgeting

We are a HUD-approved housing counseling program. A certificate for the class will be issued. For more information please email Peggy Green at

*Discounted registration fees are available for attendees whose income is below 80% AMI. Please call 510-803-3371 for verification requirements.

Spots are limited so purchase your tickets today.

Other Events in Series

Homeowner Orientation

Join us for a one hour presentation on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 10 a.m. (chek-in at 9:30 a.m.) to learn about current and future Habitat homeownership opportunities in Alameda, Contra Costa, and Santa Clara counties.

  • Please arrive on time for your attendance at the orientation to count toward Habitat’s homeownership requirements.
  • Orientation will be held in English.
  • Adults only please.
  • Individuals will be admitted on a first come, first served basis.
Path to Homeownership

Join us for a one hour “Path to Homeownership” FREE workshop at the Fremont Main Library and learn basic information regarding the home buying process including:

  • Preparing for Homeownership - building assets & money management
  • How to qualify for a mortgage – what a lender looks for
  • Home loan programs & homebuyer resources
  • Predatory lending – what to look out for

Note: This is NOT a Habitat Homeowner Orientation. Attendance is not required as part of the application process for the Habitat homeownership program. If you are interested in learning about homeownership through Habitat, please visit our events page to register for our next Homeowner Orientation.

See date and location information below.