¬†Fulton County residents considering purchasing a home this year are invited to participate in a free Homebuyer Workshop sponsored Fulton County Cooperative Extension. The all day workshop will take place on Friday, January 15, 2016 from 8:45am - 5:00pm at the Cooperative Extension Office located at 1 Margaret Mitchell Square, Suite 109, Atlanta, GA 30308. Space is limited, pre-registration is recommended.
The free workshop is sponsored in conjunction with ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions who has designed this workshop to help residents become successful homeowners and to help them fulfill the requirements of the many of the existing down payment assistance programs. ¬†ClearPoint is a 501(c)(3) ¬†nonprofit housing and credit counseling agency with over 50 years of experience assisting consumers in improving their personal finances through counseling and educational workshops.
Participants will gain insight in to:
- The mortgage process
- Down payment assistance
- Getting your credit in order
- Establishing a budget
- Safeguards for homeownership
ClearPoint‚Äôs curriculum was designed to comply with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development‚Äôs (HUD) requirements for the Neighborhood Stabilization Program or NSP. HUD requires consumers to receive eight hours of counseling and education in any combination in order to participate in the Neighborhood Stabilization Program.
To pre-REGISTER for this workshop or for more information call 404-332-2400
Fulton County Cooperative Extension hosts monthly classes on topics such as nutrition, financial management and gardening. Classes are held in various locations throughout the county. ¬† For more information and to pre-register, call 404-332-2400.