Free VHDA Homeownership Classes Set For Northern Virginia In November

Free VHDA Homeownership Classes Set For Northern Virginia 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 Northern Virginia.

Homeownership education classes cover topics including personal finances, credit issues, the role of lenders, working with real estate agents, home inspections and mortgage closings. 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.

ALEXANDRIA

• Nov. 1, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the South County Center, 8350 Richmond Highway. For more information, please contact Gail Lee at (703) 246-5086.

• Nov. 4 and 6, 2008 from 5:45 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. at Oak Tree Plaza, 6088 Franconia Road. For more information, please contact Greylin L. Thomas Jr. at (703) 929-8449.

• Nov. 8, 2008 from 9:15 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Oak Tree Plaza, 6088 Franconia Road, For more information, please contact Greylin L. Thomas Jr. at (703) 929-8449.

• Nov. 8, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Center for Housing Counseling Training, 2550 Huntington Ave, Suite 200. For more information, please contact Paige Mowry at (703) 317-9412, ext. 103.

• Nov. 15, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Center for Housing Counseling Training, 2550 Huntington Ave, Suite 200. For more information, please contact Paige Mowry at (703) 317-9412, ext. 103.

ARLINGTON

• Nov. 1, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Walter Reed Center, 2909 S. 16th St. For more information, please contact Karen Serfis at (703) 527-3854.

• Nov. 1, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Walter Reed Center, 2909 S. 16th St. For more information, please contact Rita Gutierrez at (703) 527-3854. This class is taught exclusively in Spanish. FALLS CHURCH

• Nov. 15, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Hispanic Committee of Virginia, 5827 Columbia Pike, Suite 200. For more information, please contact Ivan Linero at (703) 671-5666, ext. 25. This class is taught exclusively in Spanish.

• Nov. 22, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Hispanic Committee of Virginia, 5827 Columbia Pike, Suite 200. For more information, please contact Ivan Linero at (703) 671-5666, ext. 25. This class is taught exclusively in Spanish.

FAIRFAX

• Nov. 1, 2008 from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Fairfax City Regional Library, 10360 North Street. For more information, please contact Deanna Woo at (202) 256-4494.

• Nov. 5 and 12, 2008 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway. For more information, please contact Gail Leigh at (703) 246-5086.

• Nov. 18 and 25, 2008 from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway. For more information, please contact Gail Leigh at (703) 246-5086.

FREDERICKSBURG

• Nov. 18 and 20, 2008 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Central Virginia Housing Coalition, 208 Hudgins Rd. For more information, please contact Cheri L. Miles at (540) 604-9943, ext. 14. WOODBRIDGE

• Nov. 17 and 19, 2008 from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place. For more information, please contact Chris Vogel at (703) 777-0353.

• Nov. 22, 2008 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Ferlazzo Building, 15941 Donald Curtis Dr. For more information, please contact Charlene Watkins at (703) 580-8838, ext. 4.

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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