HomeSmartNY (New York State Coalition for Excellence in Homeownership Education)

For people who want to be smart about buying and owning a home, HomeSmart NY is New York State's largest network of professional, unbiased, nonprofit homeownership advisors.

Formerly the Coalition of Excellence in Homeownership Education, HomeSmartNY is a coalition of over 70 non-for-profit housing counseling agencies throughout New York State that provide homeownership education and counseling. Its HUD-approved member housing counseling agencies deliver trustworthy, up-to-the minute classes and one-on-one coaching that puts homebuyers fully in charge of the complex process of choosing a Realtor, selecting a home, finding the best financing, and being prepared to succeed at homeownership in the long term.

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eHome America provides a convenient alternative to traditional homebuyer workshops. The online course can be taken 24/7 in your own home at your own pace. eHome America's program is HUD-accepted and based on the NeighborWorks America Realizing the American Dream curriculum, and meets the National Industry Standards for homebuyer education. After completing the 8-hour online course, homebuyers are required to contact a HomeSmartNY member agency for a one-hour follow-up session in order to receive their Certificate of Completion which helps qualify for various first-time homeownership programs.
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Albany, NY 12210

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  • Homebuyer Education Course

    America's Premier Online Homebuyer Education

    Learn how to:

    • Determine if homeownership is right for you
    • Shop for a home
    • Maintain your home

    Certificate of completion awarded upon completion if allowed by Partner Agency

    $99.00/ Per Registration

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  • eHome América en Español

    Estados Unidos Premier Online para compradores de vivienda

    Aprenda cómo:

    • Comprar una casa
    • Obtener un préstamo hipotecario
    • Mantener su hogar

    Certificado de Finalización otorgado al terminar

    $99.00/ Por Registro

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