First-time Homebuyer Education Workshops

Our next workshop is Saturday, October 12, from 9:00 - 3:30!  

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Are you ready to purchase your first home?

Homebuyers who complete the First-time Homebuyer 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 local banks in Middle Tennessee. Buying a house is complicated, so let us help you! 

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Start here with our workshop!

New Level CDC is a HUD-approved housing counseling agency and our HUD Certified Housing Counselor provides the First-Time Homebuyer Education training. 

 For those who are ready to start the process of buying a home, our workshop includes:

1) determining how much you can afford 

2) improving your credit and budgeting

3) getting a mortgage pre-approval

4) working with a Realtor

5) shopping for a home and the offer

6) home inspection and appraisal

7) maintaining a home 

8) protecting your investment

We invite you to attend our Home Buying Done Right, First-time Homebuyer Pre-purchase workshop designed to prepare homebuyers to successfully navigate the complex home buying process.  

You will receive your Certificate of Completion after attending one 6-hour workshop.

Housing Counseling for your success!

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Take the Course Online!

If you can't make it to a homebuyer education workshop, 

you can take the First-time Homebuyer Education course online at:   

Intake Forms for Workshops


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


Workshops and Financial Coaching

Our Trainers

Lisa McIntyre

Homebuyer Education and Financial Coaching is provided by trained and certified instructors.

Each client is unique in their goals and dreams. New Level CDC has assisted clients at all income levels, helping them formulate a plan for savings, improving credit and achieving home ownership. 

Lisa McIntyre has over 15 years of experience in homebuyer education and training, budget coaching and financial management.   

Lisa has trained with or has earned certifications from:

-HUD (US Housing & Urban Development) 

-NeighborWorks America 

-Tennessee Housing Development Agency

-National Community Reinvestment Coalition 

-Freddie Mac Credit Smart 

-Nashville Fair Housing Alliance

-Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University

- The Diversified Resource Network

New Level CDC is a HUD-approved housing counseling agency and is approved by the National Industry Standards for Homeownership Education and Counseling.

Industry Professionals

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

Brian Jordan, Sr. Mortgage Loan Officer

Mark and Kelli Cairns, Realtors

Hilary  Mohsenzadeh, Realtor

Reginald Page, Home Mortgage Consultant

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