First Time Home Buyers
A Home of Your Own is a first-time homebuyer class open to all individuals interested in buying a home. If you are seeking to apply for the Osceola County State Housing Initiatives Partnership Program (S.H.I.P.) Down Payment Assistance Program, this class is a pre-requisite to qualifying for assistance. All applicants, co-signers and spouses will need to receive a class certificate.
Please Note: This class does not guarantee that you will be eligible to receive funds towards purchasing a home, but rather helps you meet one of the requirements to apply.
During the class, you will learn about all aspects of getting ready to buy your first house, including:
- Money management
- Understanding your credit
- How to find your house
- Choosing a home-buying professional
- Choosing the right mortgage
- Home buyer's rights
- and many other topics related to this process.
Register for Class
For questions or more information, please call (321) 697-3000.
Down Payment / Purchase Assistance Program
The Purchase Assistance Program is not accepting applications at this time, please visit housing.osceola.org periodically for program updates.