Our eight-hour homebuyer education sessions are a great way to acquire in-depth knowledge about the homebuying process.  You will also learn about the ins and outs of homeownership.  We offer two forms of training – online and in-person.  Scroll down for details.

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Homebuyer Education (Online)

Take the Homebuyer Education course from the comfort and safety of your home! It is an important tool for learning about the home-buying process. In fact, many banks require this course for mortgage approval. Spend a day learning how to calculate your housing affordability, review purchase offer documents, and understand the value of a thorough, pre-purchase home inspection. It will also grant you access to the following resources:

Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance grants and loans
The Homebuyer Education certificate, which is valid for one (1) year
Class fee $99.00

To sign up for the online course, click the link for the city nearest you!

Rochester | Buffalo | Niagara Falls

In-Person 8-hour homebuyer education class

Join us at our Rochester location for a day of learning all about homeownership!  Once a month, we offer our comprehensive 8-hour homebuyer education class in-person.  We typically have a team of experts available to provide you with lots of information and answer all your questions.  These typically include mortgage bankers, real estate agents, home inspectors, and real estate attorneys.  Come join us for a valuable learning experience!  You’ll come away with access to down payment and closing cost assistance grants and loans, as well as a Homebuyer Education Certificate, valid for one year.  The class fee is $75.00.  All classes are held at 570 South Avenue, Rochester, NY  14620.

Please register online by creating a Compass Account or call us at (585) 325-4170 or email us at info@ncpny.org.


Upcoming In-person classes:

  • August 19, 2023 8:30am
  • September 16, 2023 8:30am
  • October 21, 2023 8:30am
  • November 18, 2023 8:30am
  • December 16, 2023 8:30am