Habitat HOPE will be offering a two-part educational program on homeownership. This series will prepare participants with valuable information about the home buying process that will help them navigate the technicalities of purchasing a home and avoid costly mistakes. Participants will also receive information on state and federal programs available to assist in purchasing a home.
The classes will be held on Wednesday, October 18 and Wednesday, October 25 from 5:30-8:30PM at the Habitat for Humanity office, 14930 LaPlaisance Road, Suite 111, Monroe, MI 48161
Topics to be covered include:
- Steps in the home-buying process
- Working with real estate agent, home inspections
- Cost of homeownership
- Importance of good credit
- How to determine how much house you can afford
- Mortgage loan basics
- How to maintain your investment
- Current programs available to assist in purchasing a home
Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County is a MSHDA approved housing agency. Participants that complete this six hour course will receive a certificate of completion that fulfills the requirement for some of the state and federal programs available. There is a $25 fee per person that is due in full at the October 18 class, payable by check or money order.
Pre-registration is required by calling 734-243-2048x111 or online at habitatmonroemi.org/hope-financial-coaching/get-started.