Are you interested in buying a house and need help?

Colorado Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) Sponsored In-Person Homebuyer Education Classes

CHFA sponsors homebuyer education classes statewide through a network of CHFA-approved homebuyer education providers. A class can help you become a homeownership success story! Del Norte offers this class on the 3rd Saturday of every month. If you are looking for an in-person homebuyer education class, please follow the link below for instructions on how to register for a class through CHFA’s website.

CHFA Homebuyer Education

If you are considering buying a home or have already submitted an offer, this class is for you! You will learn the ins and outs of homebuying and homeownership, so you are better prepared to be a successful homeowner.

A class will help you become an informed homebuyer and successful homeowner by learning:

• How to create a budget as a homeowner
• How credit impacts homebuying options and how to improve your credit
• How to find a real estate agent and a lender
• The costs of homebuying and the approval process
• What to expect after closing

Upon completion of the class, participants will receive a CHFA certificate of completion.

Pre-Purchase Counseling

Counseling is designed to help low and moderate income families and individuals with the purpose of helping them achieve their goal of buying a home.

You will learn about the home buying process with specific information based on your needs in order to make correct decisions.

    • Our job is to advise you and answer your questions.
    • The counselor can guide through the whole process
    • Plan reduction of your debts
    • Establish a budget
    • Establish your credit

For more information about Pre-Purchase Counseling or to schedule an appointment call: Vanessa Valenzuela, 303-477-4774 Ext 25

Post-Purchase Counseling

The goal of post purchase counseling is to reduce the risk for default on home loans by families/individuals via one-on-one interviews and educational workshops. These services include education on property maintenance, money management, relations with lenders, and budget development.
Post-Purchase Counseling provides ongoing support for families/individuals after they have purchased a home ensuring that their homeownership experience is a successful one.

For more information about Post-Purchase Counseling or to schedule an appointment call: Nathan Grey, 303-477-4774 Ext 20

Foreclosure Prevention Counseling

There are many reasons homeowners face difficulty in making mortgage payments: unexpected expenses, loss of employment and overspending. Early Delinquency Counseling addresses the financial crisis in the earliest possible stages informing the client of all available options to act quickly.

For more information about Foreclosure Prevention Counseling and Anti-Displacement or to schedule an appointment, please email Nathan Grey,

Del Norte will provide access to information through alternative means if clients or prospective clients have an impairment, disability, or language barrier. Please let our housing counselors know if you need accommodations.

If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or need assistance with speech, 711 can be utilized for TTY/TTD so that we can better serve you. To make using TRS as simple as possible, you can dial 711 to be automatically connected to a TRS communications assistant. It’s fast, functional, and free. Dialing 711, both voice and TTY-based TRS users can initiate a call from any telephone, anywhere in the United States.