NSC Training: Pre-Purchase Counseling Training

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July 07, 2020 | 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM EDT



This training is designed to equip housing counselors with the skills required to provide comprehensive counseling for homebuyers through the homebuying process and long-term sustainability of the home. Housing counselors learn the principles of pre-purchase counseling including assessing homeownership readiness, affordability, budgeting, savings, credit counseling, and debt counseling. Housing counselors also learn how to educate their clients on creating and maintaining a realistic budget that includes real expenses, debts, and income.

Participants learn how to:

  • Identify and present opportunities to improve client's financial management including increasing their savings needed to buy a home
  • Help their clients maintain good credit, manage, and reduce debts
  • Recognize warning signs of potential debt problems
  • Monitor client's progress
  • Prepare a comprehensive action plan

The training also covers:

  • Identifying predatory and discriminatory lending practices
  • Information on client's rights under Fair Housing
  • Identifying resources available for down payment assistance
  • Financing options so that clients can make sound decisions in the process of buying and sustaining a home for the long term
Register for NSC Training: Pre-Purchase Counseling Training.

For questions about this training, contact NSC at services@naca.com or 425-602-6222.

Hosted By:

National Stabilization Corporation (NSC)

Tags: Housing Counseling Program