Homebuyer Education

A Homebuyer Education Certificate is required for many types of loans and home-buying incentives. Complete the course in-person or online.  Please be sure you both the workshop and individual session before signing any contracts for a home if you wish to receive any kind of closing cost assistance!

(If you are in need of Baltimore County incentives you must attend a workshop through a Baltimore County approved agency.  Click here for further information)


For buyers in Baltimore City, this FREE 8-hour course is scheduled regularly throughout the city. You only pay the $24.55 per person credit report processing fee.

Sign-up for the in-person course


This course can be taken on your own time and is available to any buyer in Maryland. The cost is $100 per household + a $24.55 per person credit report processing fee.

Sign-up for the online course

ATTENTION: Neighborhood Housing Services of Baltimore is offering a FREE ZOOM Homebuyers Education Workshop on Thursday, June 18th and June 25th, 2020, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. – MUST ATTEND BOTH SESSION TO GET CREDITClick Here to Register