Free VHDA Homeownership Classes Set For Hampton Roads In November

Free VHDA Homeownership Classes Set For Hampton Roads In November

RICHMOND, Va. – October 25, 2008 – (RealEstateRama) — Are you interested in becoming a homeowner but don’t know where to begin? The Virginia Housing Development Authority and local nonprofits are offering free homeownership education classes throughout November in the Hampton Roads region. 

Homeownership education classes cover topics including credit issues, personal finances, home inspections and the role of lenders and real estate agents. To become eligible for VHDA loans, borrowers must complete VHDA’s Homeownership Class. Attend one of the many free sessions below to learn about the advantages of homeownership.

CHESAPEAKE

• Nov. 4 and 6, 2008 from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. at the Greater Hampton Roads Realtor Association, 638 Independence Parkway, Suite 100. For more information, please contact JoAnn Brooks at (757) 473-2160.

• Nov. 18 and 20, 2008 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Geneva Square Community Center, 700 Geneva Ave. For more information, please contact Kim Doiron at (757) 233-6402.

• Nov. 22, 2008 from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Mount Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church, 884 Bells Mill Rd. For more information, please contact Jeff Washington at (757) 558-2660.

• Nov. 22, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the House of Hope Foundation, Inc., 820 Greenbrier Circle Suite 4. For more information, please contact Yvonne Thompson at (757) 313-4673.

• Nov. 29, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the House of Hope Foundation, Inc, 820 Greenbrier Circle, Suite 4. For more information please contact Yvonne Thompson at (757) 313-4673. This class is taught exclusively in Spanish.

HAMPTON

• Nov. 28 and 29, 2008 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Consumer Credit Counseling Services of Hampton Roads, 2021 Cunningham Dr., Suite 400. For more information, please call (757) 826-2227.

NEWPORT NEWS

• Nov. 1, 2008 from 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Langley Federal Credit Union, Member Education Center, 11742 Jefferson Ave. For more information, please contact Kitty Simon at (757) 825-7112.

• Nov. 4 and 6, 2008 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Clark Center, 392 Maple Ave. For more information, please contact Dorothy Buchanan at (757) 643-4086.

• Nov. 8, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the YWCA of the Virginia Peninsula, 2702 Orcutt Ave. For more information, please contact Janet Charity at (757) 245-6026.

• Nov. 22, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Catholic Charities, 12829 Jefferson Ave., Suite 101. For more information, please contact Rebecca Wirt at (757) 875-0060. NORFOLK

• Nov. 11 and 13, 2008 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing, 201 Granby St. For more information, please contact Sydney Pettyford at (757) 314-4202.

• Nov. 15, 2008 from 8:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at Lafayette Winona Middle School, 1701 Alsace Ave. For more information, please contact Darlene Sawyer at (757) 335-2157.

• Nov. 18 and 20, 2008 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing, 201 Granby St. For more information, please contact Sydney Pettyford at (757) 314-4202.

• Nov. 29, 2008 from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Farm Fresh Marine Room, 230 Little Creek Rd., WIU Meeting Room, 2nd floor. For more information, please contact the WIU hotline at (757) 496-6006.

PORTSMOUTH

• Nov. 8, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Urban League of Hampton Roads, 3225 High St. For more information, please contact Yvette Young at (757) 627-0864.

• Nov. 8, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Charlestowne Community Center, 1590 Darren Circle. For more information, please contact Marilyn Y. Hill at (757) 465-3443.

VIRGINIA BEACH

• Nov. 1, 2008 from 9:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia, 4855 Princess Anne Rd. For more information, please contact Monique Cross at (757) 484-0703.

• Nov. 11 and 13, 2008 from 5:45 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. at VA Beach Community Development Corp., 2700 International Parkway, Ste 300. For more information, please contact Dotty Acampora at (757) 463-9516.

• Nov. 11 and 13, 2008 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Community Housing Partners, 911 First Colonial Rd. For more information, please contact Kevin Harris at (757) 422-9664, ext. 11.

• Nov. 22, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Community Housing Partners, 911 First Colonial Rd. For more information, please contact Luxumy Panzardi at (757) 422-9664, ext. 10.

YORKTOWN

• Nov. 22, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the County of York Administration Center, 224 Ballard St. For more information, please contact Tracey Pierce at (757) 890-3885.

For a complete listing of VHDA’s Homeownership Classes, please visit www.vhda.com. Please call in advance to ensure homeownership classes have not been cancelled.

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