Not all Home Buyer Classes are the same

Seattle Home Buyer ClassesHome Buyer Classes or Seminars are popping up every where. They are often taught by a Mortgage Originator paired with a Real Estate Agent, both with hopes they will earn a chance to help students with the purchase of their home. Sometimes home inspectors or escrow officers may take part in teaching as well. Class content can vary as well as the length of the class. Some classes will even help students become eligible for down payment assistance programs and/or tax credits (MCC).

How do you know which home buyer class is the right one for you?

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Congratulations to the Washington State Housing Finance Commission!

iStock_000009450603SmallI’ve just learned that last month, the Washington State Housing Finance Commission did their 50,000 closing! In other words, WSHFC has helped over 50,000 families buy a home in Washington state using one of their first mortgage and down payment assistance programs. The 50,000th home buyers are from Federal Way and represent a typical Home Advantage home buyer:

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Seattle Home Buyer Education Seminar on September 28, 2013

iStock_000020110629XSmallI will be teaching a home buyer education class on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at the Columbia City Library located at 4721 Rainier Avenue South in Seattle. My co-instructor is non-other than Ira Sacharoff, Real Estate Agent with Better Properties Real Estate. Class begins at 11:45 am and ends around 4:45 pm.

We will be serving lunch. Please bring a snack if you have dietary concerns as we will not have a lunch break.  Sign up for this class by clicking here. 

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