Homeownership Center

CHES, Inc. is widely recognized as a top-tier provider of HUD Approved Homebuyer & Homeownership Education, distinguishing itself as one of the few independently HUD Approved agencies in our region.

As an approved adopter of The National Industry Standards for Homeownership Education & Counseling, we adhere to the highest standards of excellence. This ensures that you receive the most current and relevant information available in the realm of homeownership.

At CHES, Inc., we advocate for your right to choose when it comes to buying, financing, and safeguarding your home. To provide you with comprehensive solutions, we have cultivated partnerships with a multitude of Realtors®, Banks & Mortgage Companies, Insurance Providers, and Home Inspection Professionals. All of them are dedicated to offering the best information, products, and services conveniently available in one place. Furthermore, our HUD Approved counselors stand ready to assess your eligibility for down payment assistance programs.

Whether you’re a First Time Home Buyer, a current Home Owner, or on the brink of purchasing your next home, CHES, Inc. offers a HUD Certified program tailored to fulfill all your needs. Our programs are thoughtfully designed to accommodate your preferences, available both in person and online.

Home Buying & Home Ownership Programs

Choose A Program & Begin Your Path to Home Ownership Success

Home Buyer Education Course

CHES, Inc. is proud to be designated as a HUD (Department of Housing & Urban Development) Certified & Approved Housing Counseling Agency. Our HUD Approved Homebuyer Education Course spans 8 hours and features a private, confidential homeownership counseling session with one of our certified HUD advisors.

Online Home Buyer Education

The CHES, Inc. Online Home Buyer Education program is tailored to accommodate your hectic schedule. Accessible from any location with internet connectivity, the program is available in both English and Spanish. You have the flexibility to progress at your own speed, allowing you to start and pause at your convenience until you finish the course.

Fair Housing: Know Your Rights

Know your rights when purchasing or renting your next home, apartment, condominium or townhouse, or looking to refinance your loan. Learn to recognize the signs of predatory lending and what to do with discriminatory acts. CHES, Inc. offers this important resource free of charge as a public service to our community.

Certifications & Experience

CHES, Inc. Advisers are NeighborWorks Certified in Foreclosure Prevention, Financial & Credit Management, Education & Counseling, HUD Approved Homebuyer & Homeownership Education (including Pre & Post Purchase). Additionally, each Adviser has a background in real estate, responsible lending, and business & financial management.

Commitment to Excellence

CHES, Inc. is HUD Certified, and an adopter of The National Industry Standards for Homeownership Education & Counseling and The National Loan Modification Scam Alert Campaign. Each CHES, Inc. Adviser is committed to the National Industry Code of Ethics and Conduct for Homeownership Professionals. We are committed to providing excellence and measurable results to those we serve.