First Time Homebuyer

When and Where?

May 12, 2018 8:30am - 3:00pm
Jun 9, 2018 8:30am - 3:00pm
Jul 14, 2018 8:30am - 3:00pm
Aug 11, 2018 8:30am - 3:00pm
Sep 8, 2018 8:30am - 3:00pm
Mission Economic Development Agency
2301 Mission Street, Suite 304
San Francisco, CA, 94110
Phone: (415) 282-3334 x101

Find out how to buy a home, how much you can afford, what type of home to buy, how to finance a home and how to keep your home over time. This workshop is approved by the San Francisco Mayor's Office of Housing to offer a certificate in homebuyer education.

To Register please contact Mario E. at 415-282-3334* 101

Online registration opens 2 weeks before the workshop date.

No kids please.

One-time cost of $50 for your first time home buyer certification. This cost is payable by cash or check the day you attend our workshop.

This cost includes:

  •  6-hour first time home buyer workshop
  •  1 year of credit monitoring services
  •  Unlimited access to our coaching services to help you reach your goals.

Thank you.


Taller sobre cómo prepararse para la compra de casa

Si usted está considerando la compra de casa, nuestro taller de un día sobre pre-compra le proveerá la información que usted necesita sobre el proceso de compra y para tomar una decisión.

Nuestro taller de pre-compra incluye:

  • Preparación financiera para la compra de casa
  • Finanzas personales, crédito y manejo de deudas
  • Como seleccionar y trabajar con los prestamistas y agentes de bienes y raíces
  • Como escoger el tipo de hipoteca más conveniente
  • Como evitar a prestamistas fraudulentos
  • Programas especiales de asistencia
  • Como comprar su casa
  • Diferentes tipos de propiedad
  • El proceso del fideicomiso
  • El mantenimiento de la cass
  • Finanzas personales después de la compra

Para registrarse, contacte a Mario E. al 415- 282-3334 Ext. 101

La registracion en linea estara disponible 2 semanas antes de cada taller.

Por favor, no traer niños.

Hay un costo de $ 50 para obtener su certificación de compradores de casa por primera a través de MEDA. Este costo se paga en efectivo o cheque el día que usted asiste nuestro taller.

Este costo incluye:

  • Un taller de comprador de vivienda por primera vez de seis horas
  • Un año de servicios para el monitoreo de su crédito
  • Acceso ilimitado a nuestros servicios de consejería para ayudar a alcanzar sus metas.


Mission Economic Development Agency

MEDA has been dedicated to the Latino community in San Francisco, and the businesses and institutions that serve them, for over four decades. Its mission is to achieve economic justice for San Francisco’s low-and moderate-income Latino families through the development of personal, financial, and community assets. Rooted in the Mission District, MEDA’s long-term vision is to see families engaged in creating a thriving local economy with opportunity and prosperity for all.

Foreclosure blurb: 

MEDA’s Foreclosure Prevention Counselors can help you identify alternatives ranging from short sales to loan modifications, including the Making Home Affordable (MHA) modification plan, and the “Keep Your Home California” initiative which offers an additional layer of assistance to California residents who may benefit from: Unemployment Mortgage Assistance – Provides temporary assistance to eligible homeowners who have suffered involuntary unemployment. Principle Reduction Program – Helps reduce homeowners with severe negative equity qualify for a sustainable loan modification, by reducing principal loan balances. Mortgage Reinstatement Assistance Program – Helps eligible homeowners reinstate their first mortgage loan if they have fallen behind due to short-term financial problems. Transition Assistance Program - Provides one-time funds to help homeowners who execute a short sale or deed-in-lieu of foreclosure program, relocate into a new housing situation For more information please call Beatriz Antunez at 415-282-3334 x115

Related Workshops

These workshops are approved by the San Francisco Mayor's Office of Housing and the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency and offer a certificate in homebuyer education. Find out how to buy a home, how much you can afford, what type of home to buy, how to finance a home and how to keep your home over time.

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