Free VHDA Homeownership Classes Set for Northern Virginia in October

Free VHDA Homeownership Classes Set for Northern Virginia in October

RICHMOND, VA – September 23, 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 October 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
• October 11, 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.

• October 11, 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.

• October 25, 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
• October 4, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Walter Reed Center, 2909 South 16th St. For more information, please contact Karen Serfis at (703) 527-3854.

• October 11, 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

• October 25, 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

• October 1, 2008 and October 8, 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.

• October 20, 2008 and October 30, 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.

FREDERICKSBURG

• October 21, 2008 and October 23, 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

• October 7, October 14, and October 21, 2008 from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Developmental Services Building, 7 County Complex Ct. For more information, please contact Joe Botta at (703) 792-6287.

• October 11, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Developmental Services Building, 7 County Complex Ct. For more information, please contact Joe Botta at (703) 792-6287.

• October 18, 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.

STERLING

• October 11, 2008 from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Eastern Loudoun Regional Library/Cascades, 21030 Whitfield Place. For more information, please contact Mary Crueger (703) 444-6402.

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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