Homebuyer Education

We hope that these courses serve as a valuable resource as you contine on your journey to homeownership. 

 

As in-person classes are scheduled, the times and dates will be posted here.

 

NO IN PERSON CLASSES CURRENTLY SCHEDULED.

Below you will find information about the online courses and other helpful resources.

 

Teachable Online Courses:

Below are links to the homebuyer online education courses. Please read instructions for the courses carefully to ensure that you receive sweat equity credit.

 

This video has helpful information for accessing the teachable online courses.

If you need more information, this packet also has helpful instructions.

 

Good Neighbor

Complete this online course to receive 1.5 hours of sweat equity credit.

This class provides information about positive communication skills, the importance of community involvement and a broad understanding of city ordinances. 

Homeowners Insurance

Complete this class to receive 1.5 hours of sweat equity credit.

This class gives future homebuyers the information that they need to understand why homeowner insurance is required, and how much and what types of coverage are needed.  

Living in An Association
Only homebuyers who are purchasing a home that is part of an HOA will receive 1.5 hours of sweat equity for this course.

This class will introduce homebuyers to Homeowners Associations (HOAs).  Information will be provided about what an HOA is, who is involved, and your roles and responsibilities as a member of a townhome/HOA. 

Managing Your Money

Complete this course to receive 1.5 hours of sweat equity credit.

In this course we discuss financial institutions and the products they offer that can help you manage your money and how to make a spending plan, decrease your expenses, and share some tips for the car-buying process.  

Credit and Debt

Complete this course to receive 1.5 hours of sweat equity credit.

In this course, we will cover important information about using credit and managing debt. We explain how credit works, how to make credit work for you, what credit reports and scores are, how to protect yourself financially, and warning signs of too much debt.

Planning Your Future

Complete this course to receive 1.5 hours of sweat equity credit.

In this course, we'll go over how saving and investing can help you reach your financial goals. We'll explain the different types of investment available, what compounding is and why it means you should start investing as soon as you can, and how investing can help you prepare for retirement. We will also discuss how insurance can help you prepare for the future and how and why you should take to kids about money.

 

 

Don’t Have Access to a Computer or Need Technical Assistance?

Habitat Metro Denver realizes that everyone does not have access to a computer or doesn't feel comfortable completing homebuyer education courses without assistance. Therefore, we are offering easy access to technology as well as one-on-one technical assistance in our new computer lab.

Computer Lab Location: Habitat Denver Office, 3245 Eliot St., Denver, CO, 80211

Computer Lab Hours: Mondays and Thursday from 10-4pm

You must have an appointment to use the lab. If you are interested in using the computer lab, please click the link below to schedule an appointment.

Computer Lab Sign Up

 

 

Habitat partners with Denver Community Credit Union to provide in person classes that cover the topics of: Estate Planning (Wills and Trusts), Credit, Budgeting, and overall Financial Health.

 

 

Click below to see DCC's current class schedule: (You must register online to attend classes. Following confirmation of attendance, sweat equity hours will be credited.)

 

 

Denver Community Credit Union Classes

 

 

 

Other Helpful Resources

Landscaping Course: Supplemental Information

Review the information you received during the in-person class.

Hands-on-banking

Acitivities, tools, and information about a variety of financial topics.

Colorado Extension Campus: Home, Family & Finance

Resources for homeownership, improving family life, and managing your finances.

Bank of America - Financial Education Center

Bank of America offers advice, resources and workshops to help you get financially savvy.