Resources for homebuyers

NID - Housing Counseling Agency

This class offered by a HUD-approved agency is a valuable ingredient for a successful housing transaction. During this 6-hour course, the attendees will receive an overview of the purchasing process and, upon completion, receive the course certificate necessary for the attendees to apply and qualify for assistance programs.

To register online for your Homebuyer Education Class, please review the following:

  1. Click this link to visit the HBREA Houston Website.
  2. Click the “Classes” tab once you are on the HBREA Houston Website.
  3. Click the “Homebuyer Course” tab.
  4. Select the class date and you will be taken to the “Class Registration.”

**Please note: registration is not complete until you have received a confirmation email or phone call.

**You may also contact HBREA to register by phone (713-551-2092) or e-mail (

First Time Home Buyer Programs

If you have not had any homeownership interest within the last three (3) years, you are by definition a first-time homebuyer. Check out these useful resources for more information regarding housing assistance and more.

City of Houston Programs

Properties paying taxes to the City of Houston could qualify for assistance programs offered by the City. Check out their direct site to determine your qualification.

Harris County Down Payment Assistance

Properties paying taxes to the unincorporated area of Harris County could qualify for programs offered by the County. Check out their direct site to determine your qualification.

Harris County H.O.M.E

A unique program offered through Harris County; under this program foreclosed properties are purchased, renovated and sold on their site to qualified buyers. For additional qualifications, you may visit their direct site.

TDHCA Program

Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs

Financial Literacy Partnership with Women’s Council of HBREA

As our selected non-profit agency, the Women’s Council of Houston Black Real Estate Association (HBREA) promotes financial literacy within youth and adults. Offering a full course curriculum, this organization is aggressively involved within the Houston community. TAS Realty Group is proud to be partnered with Women’s Council of HBREA.

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