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.


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

Registration begins September 8 at 8:00 am

October 23 & 30 Day Class 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (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 October 2014 Homebuying Classes

There are 2 ways to register:

  1. Register online for our October class here. Classes will be held Thursday October 23 & 30 from 9am to 4pm or Tuesday's October 7, 14, 21, & 28 from 6pm to 9pm.Registration for the October class begins September 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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