Borrowers must contact a participating homebuyer educator listed below to attend an eight-hour homebuyer education course.
The homebuyer education course curriculum addresses the following key topics:
The curriculum adheres to the National Industry Standards code of ethics.
Here is a list of Invest Atlanta approved local providers for homebuyer education courses:
* Organization offers online homebuyer education course
** Organization offers renovation education class
A certificate of completion must be presented to the lender prior to approval of the first mortgage. All certificates are valid for 12 months after completion of course. If applicable, the cost for the counseling course can be applied towards the minimum borrower contribution for the down payment assistance programs.