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Become a HomeOwner

Become a HomeOwner

First Time HomeBuyer Orientation

Attending our HomeBuyer Orientation is the place to start if you want to buy a home. You’ll learn the advantages and disadvantages of homeownership, a snapshot of qualifying for a mortgage, and some of the costs you will incur in the homebuying process. You’ll also learn about the steps involved in our Pre-Purchase Program and applying for First Time Homebuyer Downpayment Assistance.

Meet with a Homeownership Advisor (Pre-Purchase Counseling)

You and your Homeownership Advisor will create a plan so that you can achieve your goal of homeownership on your terms. You will receive an in-depth mortgage readiness assessment from one of our HUD-Certified housing specialists. They will review your income, credit, budget, savings, and set you on the path to homeownership. If you are ready, ask if you qualify for grants to assist you. You will walk away with an action plan listing your personal steps to

Please call Haider Garzon, Homeownership Advisor for more information regarding online homebuyer education (518) 272-8289 x228.

For information regarding prices, click here.

Financial Coaching

Need to build or restore your credit? Need to get a better grasp on your finances, saving for a large purchase or paying down debt? Financial Coaching is right for you!

Our financial coaches will help you develop and maintain healthy financial habits. Here we will go over your financial goals and together determine the steps involved in reaching them. Areas
reviewed during a coaching session include (but are not limited to) financial goals, savings, debt, spending plans, and credit. You will walk away with a personalized action plan with the next steps in reaching your goals. For information regarding prices, click here.

Troy Rehabilitation &
Improvement Program (TRIP), Inc.

Main Office & Rental Office

3rd Floor
415 River Street
Troy, NY 12180
(518) 272-8289
(518) 272-1950

Rensselaer County
Housing Resources (RCHR), Inc.

TRIP & RCHR NeighborWorks
HomeOwnership Center

1st Floor
409 River Street
Troy, NY 12180
(518) 690-0020
(518) 690-0025

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