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First Time Homebuyer Workshop

Our educational classes can help you learn about credit, budgeting, down payment and affordable mortgage options, realty services, the closing process, avoiding pitfalls and more.

We offer our affordable classes two different ways:

  • In-person instructor-led courses at our location at 1050 University Avenue, Rochester, NY. (Due to COVID-19 restrictions, in-person workshops have been suspended.)
    • $40.00 fee paid online or money order
    • Must call to sign up for the workshop
    • Check out our Class Calendar for dates
  • Online through eHome America (in english and spanish)
    • RethinkingDebt also offers online homebuyer education through eHome America . Like the classroom setting, this educational option will take 6-8 hours to complete. This course is offered in English and Spanish. Choose the correct link below.
    • You can reduce the price to $40.00 with this coupon code CCCSeHome24
    • Once completed, you will immediately be able to print your certificate

This workshop and the earned certificate are needed to complete the First Home Club requirements and other local, state and Federal grant programs.

For more information, call 888-724-2227 or use our contact form.

ESL First Time Home Buyer Grant

ESL First-Time Homebuyer Grant for Black and Latino Residents in Greater Rochester

Visit the grant page on for details about this opportunity.

ESL First Home Club