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Counselors

Counselors

Welcome to the Counselor Corner

No one in Texas should feel alone when trying to buy a home. The Texas Homebuyer Program values our housing counselors — our guides and partners — as important members of the support system we foster.

Join a team of trusted, educated guides that are putting Texans in homes. Our comprehensive training will give you the tools to guide first-time homebuyers to the rewarding destination of homeownership.

The Texas Homebuyer Program part­ners with Neigh­bor­Works Amer­i­ca, a nation­al­ly rec­og­nized orga­ni­za­tion, to admin­is­ter Texas Statewide Home­buy­er Edu­ca­tion Program and to teach local non­prof­it orga­ni­za­tions the prin­ci­ples and appli­ca­tions of com­pre­hen­sive pre- and post-pur­chase home­buy­er education. 

TSHEP also allows us to cer­ti­fy par­tic­i­pants as providers. To date more than 730 indi­vid­u­als have been cer­ti­fied as home­buy­er edu­ca­tion providers by the TSHEP.

TSHEP is the only statewide con­tin­u­ing edu­ca­tion pro­gram specif­i­cal­ly for Texas hous­ing and finan­cial counselors.

Steps For Counselors

Step 1

Review Participation Benefits for Counselors

Through The Texas Statewide Homebuyer Education Program Certification (TSHEP) you will:

  • Help aspir­ing home­buy­ers utilize The Texas Home­buy­er Program and our product offerings
  • Receive scholarships to attend training through NeighborWorks America.
  • Become part of our network of housing professionals.
  • Bet­ter serve your clients by keeping up with the lat­est news and infor­ma­tion con­cern­ing our products.

You can also access our Lender, REALTOR® and other empowerment partner databases.

  • Find Lenders here.
  • Find REALTOR® Partners here.
  • Find fellow Empowerment Partners here.
Step 2

Sign up to become an Empowerment Partner

We would like to meet you! Fill out the form below and we will send you the details for our next scheduled class.

MCC Calculator

This is an esti­mate based on the loan amount entered, mort­gage inter­est rate per­cent­age entered and applic­a­ble MCC cred­it rate and should not be used as any type of offi­cial documentation.