• 2013 Broward Housing Council Annual Report

First-Time Home Buyers Counseling and Education

The First Time Homebuyers Workshops educate prospective homebuyers and provide an opportunity to receive a HUD Certificate of Completion on the following topics:

  • Explanation of the role of the home buyer, seller and various professionals involved in the transaction.
  • Assessment of the potential homebuyer’s purchase readiness.
  • Instruction of steps involved in home purchase.
  • Explanation of credit, mortgage financing, tax relief programs, predatory lending and fair housing issues.
  • One-on-one counseling sessions to address potential homebuyer’s needs.

Approximately 730 residents attended workshops and/or counseling designed to help prospective homebuyers understand the home purchase process and allow them to determine their readiness to purchase a home in Broward County.


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