Buying Your First Home is Exciting...and a little scary

H.O.M.E. DuPage can help you understand what you're getting into when purchasing a home and give you guidance which makes buying and owning your home a great experience.

Gateway Orientation

H.O.M.E. DuPage offers a 2 ½ hour introductory class for potential buyers who are just getting started on their home buying journey. Counselors will go over the advantages and disadvantages of owning a home so you can decide if home ownership is right for you.

Homebuyer Education

H.O.M.E. DuPage offers first time homebuyers an intensive 8-hour “how to” class for people who are market-ready, specializing in the knowledge you will need to purchase your first home. Upon completion of the workshop and a one on one counseling session with a H.O.M.E. DuPage Housing Counselor, clients will receive a certificate of completion, which may be required by lenders.