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First Time Home Buyers – A Home Of Your Own

A Home of Your Own is our first time home buyers class.  Same is open to all individuals and families interested in buying a home. The class provides you with a guide in the process of purchasing a home. You are granted a certificate of completion at the end of the class.

You will learn about the following topics: SMART goals, preparing your budget and tracking your expenses. We will cover strategies to save for your financial goals, improving your credit and getting out of debt. The last part of the class addresses the process of buying, types of loans, professionals involved in the process of buying. For upcoming classes please register here.

Down Payment Assistance for First Time Home Buyers

The Osceola County Human Services Office is now open to applicants who attended the class. Just present a valid certificate of completion and a pre-approval letter from one of the approved lenders at the time of application.

For more information about the State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP Program) visit here.

If you want to know more about the purchase assistance click here.

UF/IFAS Extension Osceola County Finance and Housing Programs
February 22, 2018 – 8am – 5pm (English only)
Registration begins Feb. 2, 2018 at 8:30 am
February 28, 2018 – 8am – 5pm (Spanish only)
Registration begins Feb. 2, 2018 at 8:30 am
March, 8 & 15, 2018 – two evening class (English only)
Registration begins Feb. 8, 2018 at 8:30 am

40 Comments on “First Time Home Buyers – A Home Of Your Own

  1. Please I found a spot for tomorrow for a whole day class. I need to enroll.

  2. Will there be more all day classes added in March preferably the week of March 26?

  3. Hello. Any idea when the next first time home owner assistance class may be taking place ?

  4. Hello, I am interested on taking the First Time Home Buyer and Down Payment Assistance class in Spanish. Would you please provide me the information for the next course.

    Nelson Acosta

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  6. Hi,

    When would be the next class if I can’t make it to April 12?

    • Hello Patricia:

      Thanks for reaching out. Our next class will be in June no dates has been set up as of yet. There is a one day class in Spanish on April 26th.
      Have a good afternoon!

  7. Good day,

    I noticed that the Home buyers classes are only one day. Are they no night classes?

  8. I’m interested in taking the class . Is there any Saturday classes offered?

  9. hello I’m interested on taking the class when is next enrollment.

  10. I will like to attend a Down payment assistant class in English. Can you provide information and dates available.

  11. Hello how you doing I want to take the class for the first time buyer but now I need to find out what I got to do to get my chip program appointment to see how much I qualify

  12. Good Morning,

    Are you still holding classes? And if so, when is the next class being held?


  13. I would like to attend class. I signed up last time but emergency came up. English asap

  14. English class . Soonest class possible

  15. Hola buenas tarde Sr Ramirez estoy interesada en cojer las clases de primeros compradores. Me podria dar informacion cuando son las proxinas clases en español y donde puedo registrarme.


  16. Hi when is the next home of your own class? Are there any 2 night classes in English?

  17. Hello Johanna,

    Are there any upcoming classes for first time home buyers? Anything in 2018 or early 2019? Thank you!