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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 Homebuyer Dream Program. Call (716) 712-2060 for more information.

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Homebuyer Dream Program

Schedule an appointment with a CCCS certified financial counselor to see if you may be eligible for the Homebuyer Dream Program, provided by the Federal Home Loan Bank of NY, a grant program designed for first-time home buyers that provides up to $14,500 to be used towards down payment and closing costs associated with the purchase of your first home.

Take your Homebuyer Education course online now!

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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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