Through homeownership counseling we can help you buy your first home or how you can buy your next home.


If you want to buy your first home, we can help you …

  • Understand the home-buying process, lender requirements and mortgage loan products

  • Assess your readiness to buy a home, including a credit and budget review

  • Develop a step-by-step action plan, with periodic progress reviews

  • Prepare for closing


If you were a homeowner in the past, but don’t presently own a home, we can let you know how…

  • You may qualify for first time homebuyer programs (again)

  • The process has changed and get you prepared for the buying in today’s market

  • To develop a step-by-step action plan to get you to your goals


All face to face homeownership counseling is free.


Smart Homeownership Starts Here

Buying a home is a big deal, whether you're doing it for the first time or getting back into the ever-changing market. When you educate yourself for smart homeownership with Framework, you'll navigate every step of the process with confidence. The Framework course is affordable too: just $75.


To get started, visit Framework. Click here for a video preview. 

Homebuyer Counseling


The Ann B. Barshinger Financial Empowerment Center for Lancaster County