HOMEBUYER EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
6 hours of First Time Homebuyer workshops + 2 hours of individual counseling =
8 Total hours of homebuyer education
ALL 8 HOURS MUST BE TAKEN AT THE SAME COUNSELING AGENCY
For more information about obtaining your First Time Homebuyer Education and Certificate, please visit Homebuyer.
To find workshops that qualify for your First Time Homebuyer Education Certificate, please filter workshop type: First time homebuyer workshop below.
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.
These workshops help homeowners who are having trouble making their mortgage payments understand their options to preserve homeownership. Find out what to do when you can't make your mortgage payment and what lenders might be willing to do to help you stay in your home.
These workshops help you plan financially for a successful transition from renting to homeownership. Find out how to manage your money before and after you become a homeowner.
Educational workshops for homeowners with panels of professionals that offer guidance in sustaining homeownership and guidance in avoiding foreclosure. Workshops are presented by expert community partners such as financial coaches, attorneys, lenders, and the San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development.
The A-Z’s of renting and review affordable rental payment ratios for your budget, your credit report, the rental application process, the ins and outs of the tenant landlord relationship, different affordable rental housing options.
Our nonprofit members offer workshops and individual counseling on a variety of homeownership and financial topics.
Advance registration is required for all workshops. Registration information is provided on each event listing, and may vary from one class to another. Please confirm the workshop location before you sign up.
Start here, and learn what you need to know to achieve and maintain homeownership in San Francisco.