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Homeownership Education Courses

At Dallas Habitat, we believe that financial and homebuyer education lay a foundation for becoming an informed, empowered home buyer. Our program provides many types of education, in a variety of formats to meet our buyers’ needs.
So, whether you’ve just started thinking about buying a home, are near to closing, or have recently purchased your first home – join us to learn what it takes to become a successful homeowner!

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Dallas Habitat offers a variety of online educational resources to empower you to learn on your terms. From live webinars, to on-demand viewing, to self-guided learning – there’s something for everyone! Start your homeownership journey today by building skills in areas like budgeting, credit, savings, debt management, considering homeownership and much more.

Our courses are open to anyone, anywhere at no-cost*. Our self-guided online modules and webinars are even available 24/7! Browse the options below to find courses that best fit your needs.

*Excludes HUD-Certified Homebuyer Education Courses

We host several live webinars each month designed to help you attain and sustain your dream of homeownership! Join our Homeowner Services team and expert partners for an interactive learning experience.

These webinars are offered at no-cost* and are open to all!

*Excludes HUD-Certified Homebuyer Education Courses

Dallas Area Habitat is now offering on-demand online educational courses. Learn about becoming a homeowner whenever, wherever. Click below to sign up for an account. Classes taken through our Teachable platform count towards your homeownership program.


PocketWise CAFÉ®

Dallas Habitat’s free digital education library, PocketWise CAFÉ®, brings financial education to your fingertips! These short, self-guided and interactive modules are offered at no-cost and are available to anyone, anywhere 24/7. Modules are mobile- and tablet-friendly. Topics include:

  • Budgeting & Money Management
  • Saving for College
  • Buying a Home
  • Retirement Planning
  • Loans & Repayments
  • Financial Calculators
  • Personalized Playlists: share your financial goals, and a playlist will be created just for you.

Self Guided Online HUD-certified Homebuyer Education Courses 

In partnership with eHome America, Dallas Habitat offers an online version of HUD-certified (8-hour) Homebuyer Education. Easily accessible through any device 24/7, you can take this comprehensive, fun, and engaging course at your own pace. This course satisfies most lender and down payment assistance program requirements.

This class is not required to apply for our counseling program.

The cost for this course is $99.



Live (Zoom) HUD-Certified Homebuyer Education

For those who prefer a more interactive, engaging class experience Dallas Habitat hosts a live version of this class (on Zoom). Join us to meet homeownership experts as you build your home buying team and get all your questions answered! This course satisfies lender and down payment assistance program requirements and certificates are issued upon completion.

This class is not required to apply for our counseling program.

The cost for the live course is $30/household