Pathfinder Community Connections NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center is offering a Home Buyer Education class taught in Burmese will be Saturday, July 27th from 8:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. at their Fort Wayne office located at 1005 W. Rudisill Blvd, Suite 301 in Fort Wayne.
The eight hour class, taught in Burmese, will focus on reviewing everything people need to know to become successful home buyers and home owners. Pathfinder Community Connections follows the NeighborWorks curriculum, “Realizing the American Dream”, which is used by home buyer educators across the United States.
Classes include information such as:
– Is owning a home right for you?
– Steps in the home buying process
– What is a mortgage?
– Other costs of home ownership
– How much house can you afford?
– Developing a spending plan
– Improving your credit score
– Shopping for the right lender and loan product
– Definitions of escrow, appraisal, and equity
– How to be a good neighbor
“We continue to be very excited about the turnout we have seen so far for the Homebuyer Education class that is offered here in our Fort Wayne office,” stated Trish Feightner, Office Manager at the Pathfinder Community Connection Fort Wayne office. “It is such a joy to have the opportunity to assist hardworking families achieve their dream of homeownership.”
All Pathfinder Community Connections instructors are certified NeighborWorks America and the Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority as home buyer educators and counselors.
Potential home buyers include individuals who have never owned a home, have owned a home but no longer live there due to divorce, have always rented or lived with family members, have a good credit record, earn 50-80% of the area’s median income, and want to own a home but believe they cannot afford it. After participants attend all the meetings in the course they may become eligible for special financing to reduce their monthly payments and many graduates of the program have house payments that are lower than rent.