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Homebuyer Education

First-Time Homebuyer Course ($50 registration fee)
This four-session course is designed to educate individuals preparing to begin the process of searching for their first home. Topics covered in this course include but are not limited to: understanding your credit, working with banks and loans, budgeting, the benefits and challenges of home ownership and the process of closing on a property.

Fast Track ($50.00 registration fee)

These classes are designed for customers with a purchase and sales agreement, prior to registering for a class. These classes are held on Saturdays from 10am to 2pm and are offered in English and Spanish. This an accelerated version of the First-Time Homebuyer course,  with two  4hr classes on consecutive Saturdays.

Landlord Course ($25.00 registration fee)

Topics covered in this course include, but are not limited to: HUD rental and rent subsidy programs, other federal, state, or local rental assistance; fair housing, housing search assistance, landlord and tenant laws, lease terms, rent delinquency, budgeting for rent payments, and providing assistance with locating alternate housing.

One Class meeting - Saturdays 10am to 1pm (class offered in English and Spanish)

Foreclosure Counseling

We believe in “sustainable home-ownership," which means matching people with the homes and financing methods that are right for them. For homeowners who are struggling or unable to meet  their loan-repayment obligations, we provide assistance.

For more information about this program or to register for foreclosure counseling, please contact Rosa Pastor at (401) 453-3220, Ext. 17 or email her at rpastor@westelmwood.org.

 

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