1112 Jefferson St. Nashville, TN 37208
Providing solutions  for quality, safe and affordable homes for the people of our community.


Are you ready to purchase your first home?

Home buyers who complete the First-time Home Buyers Education 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! 

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 COMBO workshop designed to teach first-time home buyers how to navigate the complex home buying process. 

Or take the courses online at

See below for more details. 

Home Buying Done Right COMBO workshop includes:

  1. Pre-purchase home buyer training
  2. The manual: Realizing the American Dream
  3. Post-purchase home buyer training
  4. The manual: Keeping the American Dream
  5. THDA’s Home Maintenance Guide
  6. 1-hour personal consultation
  7. Training from industry experts
  8. 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

Sharon Horton-Jenkins, Realtor

Thomas Hall, Sr. Mortgage Loan Officer

Patrick Pitts, Attorney

Kay Bowers

Kay Bowers is the Executive Director of New Level CDC and has over 25 years of experience in home building, housing counseling and rental property management. 

Under Kay's leadership, New Level CDC became a HUD approved housing counseling agency, is certified and adopted the National Industry Standard for Homeownership Education and Counseling, and is certified by Tennessee Housing Development Agency.

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