Homebuyer Education Workshop

Upcoming Events:

Gain confidence as a homebuyer.

CHAI’s Homebuyer Education Workshop helps homebuyers prepare for the journey of purchasing a home in Baltimore City. Our workshops teach future homebuyers how to qualify for incentives in Baltimore City and the State of Maryland.

HUD required topics covered:

  • Introduction to homebuyer education
  • The housing counseling process
  • Credit reports and how to improve your score
  • The mortgage and pre-approval process
  • Choosing a new home and/or real estate agent
  • Contract of Sale
  • Mortgage financing and appraisal
  • Home inspection
  • Getting to settlement
  • What happens post-purchase
  • The renovation process



Our workshop is an 8 hour program, conducted over the third and fourth Tuesday evening of each month. Register at www.eventbrite.com  or call 410-500-5300 and ask for the homebuyer education department.



CHAI Building, Conference Room

5809 Park Heights Avenue

Baltimore, MD 21215


Pricing & Registration:

UPDATE Please note: Our workshop will now be an 8 hour workshop – it will be held over two consecutive Tuesdays in scheduled months. The hours will be from 5pm to 9pm.  The fee will remain the same $50 for the entire course, first and second workshop session.

  1. Group workshops are held every third Tuesday evening of each month, unless notified otherwise, and from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. at CHAI’s offices. FEE $50 per household(a household is either an individual or a couple, per HUD guidelines). Fee includes: workshop fee, workshop materials, a scheduled follow-up session with a housing counselor, a comprehensive, tri-merged credit report and registration fee. Registration is required in advance at www.eventbrite.com Look for CHAI.
  2. Online workshops are offered 24/7 via our HUD partner, eHomeamerica. FEE $99 per household (a household is either an individual or a couple per HUD guidelines). Fee includes: online education class, a scheduled, follow-up session with a counselor, a comprehensive, tri-merged credit report, and registration fee. People can register at www.ehomeamerica.org/chaibaltimore

Any questions?

Please contact CHAI’s Home Ownership team at 410-500-5309 or homeownership@chaibaltimore.org with any questions.