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Homebuyer Education

First-Time Homebuyer Course ($75 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 homeownership and the process of closing on a property.

Fast Track ($75.00 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 Home buyer course,  with two  4hr classes on consecutive Saturdays.with two  4hr classes on consecutive Saturdays.                
                      
                                                                                                                                         
                                 
Landlord Course ($75.00 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 Esther Miranda at(401) 453-3220, Ext. 17 or email her emiranda@westelmwood.org. 

 


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