The Homebuyer Education Course

Become a Better, Smarter Buyer

  • Free lessons for first-time home buyers
  • Online course to learn at your own pace
  • Accessible video and written lessons
  • Lessons on everything from budgeting and approval to closing on your home

What Is Homebuyer Education?

Our Homebuyer education course provides a home buying timeline with advice for each step of the journey so you feel confident buying your first home.’s curriculum is designed to help you understand the mortgage and buying process so you can make better, smarter home buying decisions.

Homebuyer Curriculum

Here’s every phase covered in our first-time home buyer education class:

  • Pre-house Hunting
  • Costs of Homeownership
  • Getting Pre-approved
  • Shopping for Your New Home
  • Making an Offer
  • Shopping for Your Mortgage
  • Getting a Home Inspection
  • Getting a Mortgage
  • Closing on Your New Home

Homebuyer experts are here to assist you with every step of your home buying journey.

How Much Do Home Buyer Education Classes Cost?’s online course is free for everyone interested in learning about home buying. Our online registration never expires, so you can study on your schedule.

Other home buyer education courses may cost between $75-$125. These classes are available online and in person, depending on your course provider.

How Long Is Home Buyer Education?

HUD-certified courses are eight hours long, and most home buyer education classes last between five and eight hours.’s online course allows you to learn at your own pace without specified class time. If you choose to complete your lesson all at once, you can finish the course in under two hours.

Why Trust for Your Home Buyer Education?

Homebuyer has over 15 years of experience in the mortgage industry, and we exclusively lend to first-time buyers. We’re experts at navigating the home buying process from the first-time buyer’s perspective.

Our mission is to make homeownership inclusive, accessible, and simple.

That’s why we offer personalized advice 24/7 through our online chat box and by phone, plus online pre-approval within minutes when you’re ready to buy.


First-time home buyers trust Homebuyer.

See what some of our customers have to say...


Homebuyer was simply amazing. By far the lowest rate of any online lender and they made me feel completely at ease through the whole process. I couldn’t recommend them more highly.

Trevor Boehm

Austin, TX


I went into home buying with a lot of Google knowledge, but not much else. Homebuyer explained buying a home to me and made it easy to comprehend. They were responsive and helpful and went the extra mile. I was impressed.”

Haley Keith

Indianapolis, IN


As a first time homebuyer, I had a lot of questions. Homebuyer took the time to get to know me, and to address all of them – very appreciated. I highly recommend! Homebuyer is great!

Paul Yerhot

Rochester, MN


I had a wonderful experience with Homebuyer. It was smooth all the way through. Homebuyer was reliable and made me feel confident. Highly recommend for first time buyers!

Rachel Volbert

Austin, TX


We’re grateful to have worked with Homebuyer. Every point of contact was clear and informative. The team was responsive and never made us feel silly for asking questions. Homebuyer is a worry-free lender.

Melissa Present

Ambler, PA


Homebuyer is excellent. They educated me and kept me informed. My mortgage expert helped me obtain my first home loan when no one else would. Homebuyer is absolutely awesome! I can’t say enough good things about them.

Jeanetta Bailey

Salem, VA

When Is the Best Time To Enroll in Home Buyer Education Classes?

The best time to enroll in home buyer education is when you decide you’d like to become a homeowner. Whether that’s in six months or six years, is here when you’re ready to start shopping.

Completing your course before pre-approval will help you confidently understand the home buying and mortgage processes from start to finish. Some home buyer education programs can unlock additional benefits, like down payment assistance, which will require course completion before approval. is the expert lender for first-time buyers. We’re dedicated to making homeownership accessible for everyone, and our Homebuyer education course prioritizes what first-time buyers need to know.

If you want to own your own home someday, we’re here to help make it happen. Register to learn more about home buying, get pre-approved when you’re ready to shop, and chat with us anytime you have a question.

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