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Homeownership Education


NIBC offers classes to help people understand the process of buying and owning a home. First time home buyers, at all home prices and incomes, need to prepare for homeownership. Learn about the following topics:

  • Managing your money
  • Understanding credit scores
  • Getting a mortgage loan
  • Shopping for a home
  • Simple home maintenance
  • Managing your finances after you buy
  • Building a team of people to shop for a home
  • Making an informed purchase that will be sustainable for the homeowner

Pre-purchase Education for Prospective Home Buyers

  • See us and get pre-qualified for a home loan
  • Pre-purchase Personalized Counseling
  • Enroll in our pre-purchase home buyer Fast Track program so you have the latest thinking and coaching about whether buying a home is right for you.

Home Buyer Pre-Purchase Education Classes

Classes include "Are you ready to buy a home," "What are the requirements," "Credit scores needed," "Down payment and programs that offer down payment/closing cost assistance," and "Reviewing legal documents." (Participants may qualify for $1,000 down payment assistance at closing.)

Please call to register 269.968.1113

Home Buyer Post-Purchase Education for Current Home Owners

  • Property tax reviews and challenges
  • Credit reviews and planning
  • Financial capabilities counseling
  • Budget preparation