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Self-Help Enterprises is a nationally recognized community development organization whose mission is to work together with low-income families to build and sustain healthy homes and communities. Self-Help Enterprises is a one-stop homeownership center for individuals and families looking to start their housing search.

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Visalia Services

ENGLISH Homeownership Coaching 1 hour
The first stop in your journey to Homeownership. This one-on-one coaching session is designed to take a close look at your credit, savings and spending. You will work to find out and how you can best prepare for Homeownership based on your unique situation. The credit report fees* will reserve your appointment time and is non-refundable.
Fees: $25 Individuals and $50 for married couple.

If any of the below applies, please contact our office to schedule your appointment:
1. Have owned a home in the last three years.
2. Not a US Citizen or Permanent Resident
3. Co-signor on another person's home loan.

If you have questions, please contact our office at office @ 559-651-1000 or send an email to gateway@selfhelpenterprises.org
Spanish Homeownership Coaching 1 hour *
The first stop in your journey to Homeownership. This one-on-one coaching session is designed to take a close look at your credit, savings and spending. You will work to find out and how you can best prepare for Homeownership based on your unique situation. The credit report fees* will reserve your appointment time and is non-refundable.
Fees: $25 Individuals and $50 for married couple.

If any of the below applies, please contact our office to schedule your appointment:
1. Have owned a home in the last three years.
2. Not a US Citizen or Permanent Resident
3. Co-signor on another person's home loan.

If you have questions, please contact our office at office @ 559-651-1000 or send an email to gateway@selfhelpenterprises.org
Followup Appointment-Over The Phone - $0 (call for appointment)

Follow up appointments are held so that the coach can monitor client progress, to review Action Plan items and/or answer other questions. All Follow up appointments are held over the phone, NOT in person.
COVID-19 Counseling - $0 (call for appointment)

Classes

Orientations-Visalia - $0
Self-Help Enterprises is a one-stop homeownership center serving individuals and families looking to start their housing search.
RECOMMENDED AS A FIRST STEP: Attend an orientation to learn about available housing programs. Learn about:
The GATEWAY: Homeownership Education Program
Financial Management/Credit Repair
Self-Help Housing
Homebuyer Assistance
Housing Rehabilitation

Here you can also have the ability to ask detail questions regarding our programs, schedule a Gateway Coaching appointment and receive help filling out the Gateway Intake Packet.
Orientations-Out of Area - $0
Self-Help Enterprises is a one-stop homeownership center serving individuals and families looking to start their housing search.
RECOMMENDED AS A FIRST STEP: Attend an orientation to learn about available housing programs. Learn about:
The GATEWAY: Homeownership Education Program
Financial Management/Credit Repair
Self-Help Housing
Homebuyer Assistance
Housing Rehabilitation

Here you can also have the ability to ask detail questions regarding our programs, schedule a Gateway Coaching appointment and receive help filling out the Gateway Intake Packet.
Homeownership Education English 8 hrs. (Visalia)
This HUD approved Homeownership Education class is 8-hours offered as a 1-day class. You must attend the full 8 hours. Upon completion of counseling and this course, you will receive a certificate of completion which fulfills lending and home purchase assistance program requirements for homebuyer education.

The fee is $125.00 Individual/unmarried couples and $175 legally married couple. . Only those registered for the class will be allowed to attend.
Homeownership Education- Spanish 8 hrs. (Visalia)
La educación es fundamental para poder ser un propietario de vivienda responsable y hábil. Self-Help Enterprises, una agencia de asesoría certificada por HUD (el Departamento de Viviendas y Desarrollo Urbano), ofrece un taller educativo sobre los puntos principales acerca el proceso de compra-de-casa, para aquellos interesados en un día ser dueño de una vivienda.

$125 INDIVIDUAL $175 PAREJA CASADA. La tarifa del taller incluye un asesoramiento individual acerca su presupuesto. Si tiene dificultades financieras y no puede pagar la tarifa completa, por favor de avisarnos con anticipación.
Homeownership Education- English 8 hrs. (out of area)
This HUD approved Homeownership Education class is 8-hours offered as a 1-day class. You must attend the full 8 hours. Upon completion of counseling and this course, you will receive a certificate of completion which fulfills lending and home purchase assistance program requirements for homebuyer education.

The fee is $125.00 Individual/unmarried couples and $175 legally married couple. . Only those registered for the class will be allowed to attend.
Homeownership Education-Spanish 8 hrs. (out of area)
La educación es fundamental para poder ser un propietario de vivienda responsable y hábil. Self-Help Enterprises, una agencia de asesoría certificada por HUD (el Departamento de Viviendas y Desarrollo Urbano), ofrece un taller educativo sobre los puntos principales acerca el proceso de compra-de-casa, para aquellos interesados en un día ser dueño de una vivienda.

$125 INDIVIDUAL $175 PAREJA CASADA. La tarifa del taller incluye un asesoramiento individual acerca su presupuesto. Si tiene dificultades financieras y no puede pagar la tarifa completa, por favor de avisarnos con anticipación.
Homeownership Education Part I English - Visalia
Part I of this HUD approved Homeownership Education class will help you answer the question: “Am I ready to buy a home?”. In addition, we will complete hands-on activities addressing managing your money and understanding credit. You must complete both Part I and Part II and a personal counseling session to receive a certificate of completion which fulfills lending and home purchase assistance program requirements for homebuyer education. The course manual is yours to keep!

The fee is $125.00 Individual/unmarried couples and $175 legally married couple. . Only those registered for the class will be allowed to attend.
Homeownership Education Part II English- Visalia - $0
Part II of our HUD approved Homeownership Education class will address obtaining a mortgage, shopping for a home, protecting your investment and How to Live GREEN. You must complete both Part I and Part II and a personal counseling session to receive a certificate of completion which fulfills lending and home purchase assistance program requirements for homebuyer education. All subjects are approached interactively and the course manual is yours to keep!
Homeownership Education Part I Spanish - Visalia
Part I of this HUD approved Homeownership Education class will help you answer the question: “Am I ready to buy a home?”. In addition, we will complete hands-on activities addressing managing your money and understanding credit. You must complete both Part I and Part II and a personal counseling session to receive a certificate of completion which fulfills lending and home purchase assistance program requirements for homebuyer education. The course manual is yours to keep!

The fee is $125.00 Individual/unmarried couples and $175 legally married couple. . Only those registered for the class will be allowed to attend.
Homeownership Education Part II Spanish - Visalia - $0
Part I of this HUD approved Homeownership Education class will help you answer the question: “Am I ready to buy a home?”. In addition, we will complete hands-on activities addressing managing your money and understanding credit. You must complete both Part I and Part II and a personal counseling session to receive a certificate of completion which fulfills lending and home purchase assistance program requirements for homebuyer education. The course manual is yours to keep!

The fee is $125.00 Individual/unmarried couples and $175 legally married couple. . Only those registered for the class will be allowed to attend.
Homeownership Education Part I English - Out of Area
Part I of this HUD approved Homeownership Education class will help you answer the question: “Am I ready to buy a home?”. In addition, we will complete hands-on activities addressing managing your money and understanding credit. You must complete both Part I and Part II and a personal counseling session to receive a certificate of completion which fulfills lending and home purchase assistance program requirements for homebuyer education. The course manual is yours to keep!

The fee is $125.00 Individual/unmarried couples and $175 legally married couple. . Only those registered for the class will be allowed to attend.
Homeownership Education Part II English - Out of Area - $0
Part I of this HUD approved Homeownership Education class will help you answer the question: “Am I ready to buy a home?”. In addition, we will complete hands-on activities addressing managing your money and understanding credit. You must complete both Part I and Part II and a personal counseling session to receive a certificate of completion which fulfills lending and home purchase assistance program requirements for homebuyer education. The course manual is yours to keep!

The fee is $125.00 Individual/unmarried couples and $175 legally married couple. . Only those registered for the class will be allowed to attend.
Homeownership Education Part I Spanish-Out of Area
Part I of this HUD approved Homeownership Education class will help you answer the question: “Am I ready to buy a home?”. In addition, we will complete hands-on activities addressing managing your money and understanding credit. You must complete both Part I and Part II and a personal counseling session to receive a certificate of completion which fulfills lending and home purchase assistance program requirements for homebuyer education. The course manual is yours to keep!

The fee is $125.00 Individual/unmarried couples and $175 legally married couple. . Only those registered for the class will be allowed to attend.
Homeownership Education Part II Spanish- Out of Area - $0
Part II of our HUD approved Homeownership Education class will address obtaining a mortgage, shopping for a home, protecting your investment and How to Live GREEN. You must complete both Part I and Part II and a personal counseling session to receive a certificate of completion which fulfills lending and home purchase assistance program requirements for homebuyer education. All subjects are approached interactively and the course manual is yours to keep!
Financial Management: My Money, My Credit (English) - Visalia - $10
Money management is about choices – choosing how to save and spend your money which is critical in achieving financial security and reaching your goals. This interactive class will give you the tools to set a realistic spending plan, trim expenses, understand how to use credit wisely, and learn how to identify unnecessary spending in order to create financial goals.
Financial Management: My Money, My Credit (Spanish) - Visalia - $10
La administración del dinero es acerca de elecciones - elegir la forma de ahorrar y gastar su dinero, que es fundamental para lograr la seguridad financiera y alcanzar sus objetivos. Esta clase interactiva le dará las herramientas para establecer un plan de gastos realista, recortar gastos, entender cómo usar el crédito con prudencia, y aprender cómo identificar los gastos innecesarios con el fin de crear metas financieras.
Financial Management: My Money, My Credit (English) - Out of Area - $10
Money management is about choices – choosing how to save and spend your money which is critical in achieving financial security and reaching your goals. This interactive class will give you the tools to set a realistic spending plan, trim expenses, understand how to use credit wisely, and learn how to identify unnecessary spending in order to create financial goals.
Financial Management: My Money, My Credit (Spanish) - Out of Area - $10
La administración del dinero es acerca de elecciones - elegir la forma de ahorrar y gastar su dinero, que es fundamental para lograr la seguridad financiera y alcanzar sus objetivos. Esta clase interactiva le dará las herramientas para establecer un plan de gastos realista, recortar gastos, entender cómo usar el crédito con prudencia, y aprender cómo identificar los gastos innecesarios con el fin de crear metas financieras.
Financial Management 3 Session Class (English)-Visalia - $30
Money management is about choices – choosing how to save and spend your money which is critical in achieving financial security and reaching your goals. This interactive class will give you the tools to set a realistic spending plan, trim expenses, understand how to use credit wisely, and learn how to identify unnecessary spending in order to create financial goals
Financial Management 3 Session Class (Spanish)-Visalia - $30
La administración del dinero es acerca de elecciones - elegir la forma de ahorrar y gastar su dinero, que es fundamental para lograr la seguridad financiera y alcanzar sus objetivos. Esta clase interactiva le dará las herramientas para establecer un plan de gastos realista, recortar gastos, entender cómo usar el crédito con prudencia, y aprender cómo identificar los gastos innecesarios con el fin de crear metas financieras
Financial Management 3 Session Class (English)-Out of Area - $30
Money management is about choices – choosing how to save and spend your money which is critical in achieving financial security and reaching your goals. This interactive class will give you the tools to set a realistic spending plan, trim expenses, understand how to use credit wisely, and learn how to identify unnecessary spending in order to create financial goals
Directions 8445 Elowin Ct, Visalia, CA, United States
559-651-1000