Idaho Housing announces Finally Home! Homebuyer Education classes for spring and summer
BOISE, Idaho – (RealEstateRama) — Idaho Housing and Finance Association has announced the spring and summer schedules for its signature Finally Home!® Homebuyer Education course. Classes are now offered across the state in Boise, Nampa, Twin Falls, Idaho Falls, Coeur d’Alene, Sandpoint and Moscow.
Finally Home! Homebuyer Education classes are specifically designed to guide first-time homebuyers through the home buying process, and include tips for selecting a REALTOR®, understanding credit scores, and how to qualify for the best loan. Upon completion, graduates may qualify for programs such as down payment and closing cost assistance, special programs, and lower mortgage insurance premiums.
According to Heather Bowman, homebuyer education and counseling administrator for Idaho Housing, the class offering has been very well-received. “We’re very excited about how the public is responding to our class offerings,” said Bowman. “Graduates of Finally Home! tell us they saved a lot of money using the ideas taught in the class, which were a major help in getting them into their home.”
The classes are offered monthly at seven statewide locations. Here is the current class schedule through July, with future classes to be announced late summer.
To learn more about the Finally Home! Homebuyer Education class, visitwww.finallyhomeidaho.com, or call (877) 888-3135.
Finally Home! Homebuyer Education is a program of Idaho Housing and Finance Association. Since Finally Home! started in 1999, more than 45,000 Idahoans have graduated. In 2015, a record 5,557 people looking to buy a home took advantage of this important class helping them to avoid costly mistakes during the home purchase process.
Classes are held monthly at seven statewide locations. Registration fees vary from $15 to $20 and can be paid at the door with cash or check. The fee includes a textbook; no childcare is provided.
The class may be taken on-line as well at www.finallyhomecourse.com. The registration fee is $50. Curriculum is available in English and Spanish.
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Idaho Housing and Finance Association is a financial services and housing business organization. IHFA’s mission is to improve lives and strengthen Idaho communities by expanding housing opportunities, building self-sufficiency, and fostering economic development.
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