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Are you ready to purchase your first home?

Home buyers who complete the First-time Home Buyer Education training  may qualify for down payment assistance or special financing with Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA), USDA-Rural Housing, VA, FHA, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, The Housing Fund, and special CRA bank mortgage loans. 

Learn the process, know the questions to ask and compare loans to save thousands! 

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Start here with our workshop!

New Level CDC is a HUD-approved housing counseling agency offering the First-Time Home Buyers Education training. If you are ready to make a move and serious about buying your first home, we invite you to attend our Home Buying Done Right workshop designed to teach first-time home buyers how to navigate the complex home buying process. 

If you can't make it to a workshop, you can take the courses online at:

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Home Buying Done Right

workshop includes:

  1. Pre-purchase home buyer training
  2. The manual: Realizing the American Dream
  3. THDA’s Home Maintenance Guide
  4. 1-hour personal consultation
  5. Training from industry experts
  6. Certificate of Completion- good for 1 year

Intake Forms for Workshops


After you purchase your workshop or session, please fill out an Intake Form and EMAIL to New Level CDC at:


Workshops and Financial Coaching

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Our Trainers

Lisa McIntyre

Home Buyer Education and Financial Coaching is provided by a trained and certified instructor.  

Lisa McIntyre has 15 years of experience in home buyer education and assistance. 

Lisa has trained with and has earned certifications from NeighborWorks America, Tennessee Housing Development Agency, 

National Community Reinvestment Coalition, Freddie Mac Credit Smart, and the Nashville Fair Housing Alliance. 

Industry Professionals

Several industry professionals provide training at New Level CDC Home Buyer Workshops. 

Brian Jordan, Sr. Mortgage Loan Officer

Mark and Kelli Cairns, Realtors

Sharon Horton-Jenkins, Realtor

Thomas Hall, Sr. Mortgage Loan Officer

Patrick Pitts, Attorney

Our Partners