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Pre-Purchase / Homebuyer Education Counseling

Pre-Purchase / Homebuyer Education Counseling at CCCS

CCCS understands that purchasing a home can be a very exciting time, as well as a newfound responsibility in your life. Whether you're a first-time homebuyer or just looking to become more educated about homeownership, we can help you prepare.

CCCS offers a homebuyer education course which covers topics such as becoming financially ready to buy a home, managing your budget, understanding credit, the process of obtaining a mortgage, shopping for a home, and managing your finances.

The course is offered periodically throughout the year in a workshop setting and also available to take online at any time. Upon completion of all course requirements, you will be issued a certificate of completion often required by federal, state and local grants mortgage programs and the First Home Club. Call (716) 712-2060 for more information.

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First Home Club

Schedule an appointment with a CCCS certified financial counselor to see if you may be eligible for the First Home Club, a grant program designed for first-time home buyers. For every $1 you save in a dedicated First Home Club savings account, you will receive an additional $4 in matching grant funds, up to $7,500 towards the down payment and closing costs of your home from the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York.

Take your Homebuyer Education course online now!

*If you are a member of the First Home Club Program, please contact us at (716) 712-2060 for a coupon code before registering.

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Upon completion of your course, you will contact CCCS of Buffalo at (716) 712-2060 to finish any last course requirements and obtain your certificate of completion.

If you have a disability, language barrier or any impairment that may affect access to services, please call us at (716) 712-2060 so that we can assist in making alternative arrangements.

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