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 courses and in-person workshops that provide tools and resources on topics such as budgeting, credit, savings, considering homeownership and post-purchase success.
Our courses are open to all – and many are offered 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.

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.

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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

Our webinars are led by Dallas Habitat’s Homeownership Center team to help you obtain and maintain your dream of homeownership.