First-time Homebuyer Workshop Pt.1: Budgeting, Saving, Credit, & Debt
Second Wednesday of every month | 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
*This is an online workshop that will be conducted via Zoom. Information on how to join the workshop will be in your confirmation email. Please make sure to scroll through the entire confirmation email as to not miss information. Also, double check your spam folder if you believe you have not received a confirmation email.
Please contact us at FinancialServices@SFCenter.org if you have any questions, concerns, or need further assistance with this process.
In this workshop you will learn to use goals, budgets and technology to gain more control over spending habits, discover specific ways to save and utilize tools to help you manage your money. Further, we will help you understand the origins of credit, show you ways to establish or repair your credit history, demystify the way loans work and charge interest and teach you responsible ways to borrow money.
**As of August 1, 2019 ALL participants will have to attend a 2 hour orientation in addition to the 6 hours of workshops listed below. The orientation can be taken at any location in the city, and should be done prior to attending any of the supplemental workshops.
For more information and to register for an online orientation, please refer to HomeownershipSF.
This online workshop is open to all, but can also help you obtain the Certificate of Completion of Homebuyer Education for the Mayor’s Office of Housing. In order to receive your certificate, you must complete the following:
- First-time Homebuyer Workshop Pt. 1: Budgeting, Saving, Credit, & Debt (3 hours)
- First-time Homebuyer Workshop Pt. 2: Nuts & Bolts of Buying a Home (3 hours)
**Once you have completed your 8 hours of workshops you can set up your required 1:1 counseling appointment to complete your education requirement. You can schedule your counseling appointment by emailing us at FinancialServices@SFCenter.org
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