Welcome to Homebuyer Express!

You will work through 15 course chapters in which you will learn about the homebuying process from start to finish, including protecting your investment. Let’s get started!

Community Partners Loan Pool (CPLP) Applications

CPLP provides second mortgages to eligible home buyers through partnerships with nonprofit and local government agencies. Before starting Homebuyer Express, please contact a CPLP member to determine your eligibility. Click on the link below to find a local CPLP member:

30% off coupon

The cost for registration normally is $50; however, the NC Housing Finance Agency offers a 30% discount coupon for prospective borrowers which reduces your final cost to $35. Just enter the following Discount Coupon Code when you pay for the course: p89fgs

Option for taking course in Spanish

Because Homebuyer Express is not available in Spanish yet, the NC Housing Finance Agency is making another pre-purchase course in Spanish available at the same price. Click on the link below for additional information.


Step 1: Register new account Already Registered?

Step one is create your personal Homebuyer Express account. Once you create your account, you can pay for the course and access the homebuying course.

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Step 2: Make Payment Already paid?

Your second step is to make a single payment of $50. As soon as we have received notice that the payment has gone through, you will have the opportunity to begin the Homebuyer Express course.

Step 3: Get certified

Your last step will be to work through each of the 15 chapters on the homebuying experience. When you complete the final chapter, you will receive your Homebuyer certificate of completion.

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Payment and Technical Support

Having trouble logging in or registering?

Email: help@ehomenetwork.org

North Carolina Housing Finance Agency

Since 1974, the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency has assisted thousands of North Carolinians in purchasing a home either through our mortgages or down payment assistance offered through preferred lenders or through nonprofit and local government Community Partners.

Our home buyer programs offered by Community Partners include:

  • The Community Partners Loan Pool (CPLP) offers second mortgages that can reduce overall mortgage payments by up to 20% when combined with the Agency’s NC Home Advantage Mortgage™ from a participating lender or up to 10% when combined with a USDA Section 502 Loan. This assistance is only available to eligible buyers working with a CPLP member.
  • The Self-Help Loan Pool (SHLP) provides mortgage financing in partnership with North Carolina nonprofits like Habitat for Humanity who offer affordable homes through sweat equity with affordable mortgages to home buyers. The SHLP loan is only available to eligible borrowers who are directly buying a home through a nonprofit like Habitat for Humanity.

Our home buyer programs offered by lenders include:

Email: homebuyerexpress@nchfa.com

Website: http://www.nchfa.com/

Address: 3508 Bush Street Raleigh, NC 27609

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Once your payment has been confirmed, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for starting the Homebuyer Express program. At that time you will be able to sign in and complete the course.

If you have not received your payment confirmation email within 30 minutes of submitting your payment, please contact payment support by email or phone:

Email: help@ehomenetwork.org Phone: 1-844-243-4663