First-time Homebuyer Classes

A Home of Your Own is a first-time homebuyer class open to all individuals interested in buying a home. If you are seeking to apply for the Osceola County S.H.I.P. Downpayment Assistance program or Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP), this class is a pre-requisite to qualifying for assistance. All applicants, co-signers and spouses will need to receive a class certificate. 

2014 A Home of Your Own Class Schedule

All classes are offered as a 4-part series from 6:00pm - 9:00pm unless otherwise specified.*  The cost of the class is $10.00.  To receive a class certificate, YOU MUST ATTEND ALL 4 CLASSES. There are NO EXCUSED absences or exceptions made.

August 5, 12, 19 & 26 (English only)

Registration begins July 8 at 8:00 am

August 5, 12, 19 & 26 (Spanish only)

Registration begins July 8 at 8:00 am

October 7, 14, 21 & 28 (English only)

Registration begins September 8 at 8:00 am

Please Note: This class does not guarantee that you will be eligible to receive funds towards purchasing a home, but rather helps you meet one of the requirements to apply for NSP.

Registration for August 2014 Homebuying Classes

There are 2 ways to register:

  1. Register online for August classes here. Both English and Spanish classes will be held Tuesdays August 5, 12, 19, 26 from 6pm to 9pm. Registration for August classes begins July 8, 2014 at 8:00 a.m.
  2. In-person Registration - UF/IFAS Osceola County Extension Services, 1921 Kissimmee Valley Lane, Kissimmee, 34744. Our office hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Please do not come until the day specified for registration.

* Day classes are offered in 2 parts. The Osceola County Extension Services reserves the right to change dates/time at any time.


For questions or more information, please call (321) 697-3000.


Laura E. Royer

Extension Faculty
Family & Consumer Sciences
Housing Finance

Diane Patterson

Administrative Secretary
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