Classes and Registration

Homebuyer Education and Financial Coaching classes are regularly scheduled and one-on-one sessions can be requested to discuss your individual financial situation in confidence. Advance registration is required for scheduled classes, as space is limited. If you register and cannot attend, please email the address below.

For more information on any of the courses listed below, please contact Barbara Holland at (615) 251-0025 ext. 242 or email her at bholland@ahrhousing.org.

 

Download Your Intake Form Here

Online education classes may be completed at any time through this link, or you may take a class at AHR.

Class schedule:

December

Saturday, December 7th, 8:00am-3:00pm, Pre-Purchase only
Tues/Wed, December 17th & 18th, 5:30pm-9:00pm, Pre-Purchase only, must attend BOTH nights

January

Wednesday, January 8th, Pre-purchase 8:30am-3:00pm, Post-purchase 3:00pm-5:00pm
Saturday, January 11th, Pre-Purchase 8:00am-2:30pm
Tues/Wed, January 21st & 22nd, Pre-Purchase 5:30pm-8:45pm, must attend BOTH nights

February

Saturday, February 1st, Pre-Purchase 8:00am-2:30pm
Wednesday, February 5th, Pre-purchase 8:30am-3:00pm, Post-purchase 3:00pm-5:00pm
Tues/Wed, February 18th & 19th, Pre-Purchase 5:30pm-8:45pm, must attend BOTH nights

March

Wednesday, March 4th, Pre-purchase 8:30am-3:00pm, Post-purchase 3:00pm-5:00pm
Saturday, March 7th, Pre-Purchase 8:00am-2:30pm
Tues/Wed, March 24th & 25th, Pre-Purchase 5:30pm-8:45pm, must attend BOTH nights

April

Wednesday, April 1st, Pre-purchase 8:30am-3:00pm, Post-purchase 3:00pm-5:00pm
Tues/Wed, April 21st & 22nd, Pre-Purchase 5:30pm-8:45pm, must attend BOTH nights

Homebuyer Education is required for many lenders/ programs.

Affordable Housing Resources offers two options for a homebuyer education course. Each course holds the same curriculum, serving you all of the knowledge you’ll need to know about the home buying process. During class time, you will learn in depth about the entire home buying process, from the initial search to the satisfying finish.

The key points this course covers include:

  • How to shop for a home
  • How to shop for a lender
  • Shopping for a loan product
  • Choosing an insurance agent
  • Understanding the importance of good credit
  • How to develop a budget/spending plan
  • Home maintenance

The first class structure option is a one-day class. The minimum class time will be six hours but may be longer depending on information requested by attendees. All learning materials and lunch will be provided during this time. The cost of the Pre-purchase only class is $50 per household. If both pre and post-education are needed, the fee will be $100 per household.

The second class option offers the same criteria and hours, simply split up into two days. To fulfill the required education, both days of the class must be attended. Snacks will be provided over the two-day course and again all necessary materials will be given. The cost of this class is $50 per household.

No childcare is provided for attendees, we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. However, we do have an online class option where you’ll learn about all the same information without ever having to leave your computer!

Please note the fee is payable at the time of the class in the form of personal check, money order or exact cash. This payment covers materials, drinks and snacks. For more information on any of the courses listed below, please contact Barbara Holland at (615) 251-0025;242 or email her at bholland@ahrhousing.org.

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