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First Time Home Buyer Classes in Erie County

Home buyer counselingThe Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency requires all participants in the PHFA loan programs to attend an in person home buyer counseling class who have a "middle" credit score less than 680. Most people have three credit scores, one from the Equifax company, one from Transunion and one from Experian. See additional first time home buyer classes listed by county

Greater Erie Community Action Committee
18 W Ninth St
Erie PA 16501
HUD Approved

St. Martin Center
1701 Parade St
Erie PA 16503
PHFA Pre-Closing Partner HUD Approved

The St. Martin Center will discuss a variety of topics regarding homeownership including:
Advantages and Disadvantages of Homeownership
• 1st Time Homebuyer Programs
• Affordability
• Anti-Predatory Lending Practices
• Beginning the Purchase Process
• Budget Planning and Sustainability
• Closing the Real Estate Transaction
• Home Repair and Maintenance
• Loan Application Process
• Mortgage Qualification
• Taking Possession of the Home

Are you ready to be a homeowner?

The home buying counselors will answer any questions you have regarding the purchase of a home and homeownership. And here’s the best part . . . the counseling session is absolutely FREE.