Where are you getting your home buying information – the internet? your friend’s friend? a decades old book from your parents’ attic?

Make sure your information is up-to-date and accurate. NSR’s experts are knowledgeable about all aspects and all stages of the home buying process. And they can help you.


Not all real estate licensees are REALTORS®. The term REALTOR® is a registered trademark of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. Only real estate licensees who are a member of the National Association of REALTORS® may use the term REALTOR®. When you see the REALTOR® “R”, you know you’re working with a professional who adheres to a code of ethics, is highly trained, and is committed to helping you realize the dream of home ownership.

REALTORS® subscribe to a strict code of ethics and are expected to maintain a higher standard of practice than what is required by law. Boards and associations of REALTORS® are responsible for enforcing the REALTOR® Code of Ethics. The Code of Ethics requires a higher standard of professionalism than what is required by law or regulation. Only real estate professionals who choose to become REALTORS® are subject to this code.

Find a REALTOR® or learn more about REALTORS® & the Code of Ethics

Affordable Housing Specialists

Are you looking for more information about financial assistance programs?

Many homebuyers, particularly those new to purchasing like you, may not be aware of down payment assistance programs and other forms of financial assistance that are available. REALTORS® knowledgeable of these resources can help.

“Expanding Housing Opportunities” is about providing information and access to available programs and resources for those seeking home ownership.

See the list of local real estate professionals who have received training in Expanding Housing Opportunities (EHO).

Other Professionals

You need help from several different types of professionals to move your transaction forward – appraisers, mortgage brokers, attorneys, home inspectors, and more.

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Please note that Harborlight/NSR First-Time Homebuyer class participants are under no obligation to use the homebuyer counselors or any guest speakers for their services.