Summer 2019 SHIP Class Schedule
Homebuyer Education Class
This 6-hour course is designed to help you better understand the homebuying process, the financial responsibilities of home ownership, and basic home care and maintenance techniques to maintain the value of your home and save money on repairs.
Completion of this course fulfills the homeownership education requirement for the SHIP and Rural Development programs
• Analyzing your personal financial and credit situation
• Pros and cons of homeownership
• How much can I afford?
• Working with housing professionals
• House-hunting tips
• Negotiating the contract
• Choosing a mortgage
• Understanding the closing process
• Home ownership assistance programs
• Preventing foreclosure
• Home care and maintenance techniques
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!
Please call the Washington County Extension Office, (850) 638-6265, or the Holmes County Extension Office, (850) 547-1108, to register. For persons with disabilities requiring special accommodations, please contact either Extension Office (TDD, via Florida Relay Service, 1-800-955-8771) at least five working days prior to the class so that proper consideration may be given to the request.