8/21/19 Intro To Home Ownership @SFHDC (required for Homebuyer Certificate)

In this orientation, we will cover the basic overview of the path to Homeownership. This orientation counts towards the 10 hours required to complete the First Time Homebuyer workshop.

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • Pro’s and Con’s of Home Ownership
  • Basic Financial Planning 
  • Affordability Assessment
  • Money Management
  • Understanding Credit
  • The 5C’s of Lending
  • Mortgages 101
  • Shopping For a Home 
  • Working with Real Estate Agents 
  • The Escrow process
  • Taxes & Insurance
  • Maintaining Your Home
  • Keeping Your Home
  • Mortgage Assistance 
  • First Time Homebuyer Programs