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Habitat Chicago Homebuyer University (July 20 - Oct 26, 2019)

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Habitat For Humanity Chicago

1100 West Cermak Road

Ste. 404

Chicago, IL 60608

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Do you want to be a homeowner? We’ll help you figure it out! Join us to learn the ins and outs of buying and maintaining a home.

About this Event

The Homebuyer University is an eight-class series that will equip you with the tools and knowledge needed to enter the home-buying process. Topics will cover information on home purchasing and homeownership, inclusive of the step-by-step considerations of buying a home. At the end of the program, students may opt to pursue the best homeownership option for their situation, whether it is Habitat Chicago or another lender.

For more information on the program structure and class curriculum, please visit our program page here.

Classes

Classes will take place every other Saturday over the course of 3 months. This series of 8 classes will be led by experts in the financial and real-estate fields:

  • July 20 (1:00-3:30 pm) Orientation
  • August 3 (1:00-3:30 pm) Mastering Your Credit
  • August 17 (1:00-3:30 pm) Achieving Financial Fitness
  • August 31 (1:00-3:30 pm) Navigating Homebuying Nuts and Bolts
  • September 14 (1:00-3:30 pm) Understanding your Financial History
  • September 28 (1:00-3:30 pm) Diving into Mortgages
  • October 12 (1:00-3:30 pm) Preparing for Holistic HomeownershipOctober 26 (1:00-4:00 pm) Committing to a Game Plan

Each class will build on the material presented in previous classes, and you will interact with the curriculum both inside and outside of the classroom. By preparing for each class and working through your personalized action plans, you can get the most out of the program.

Due to the comprehensive nature of the information covered in this program, enrolled students will be asked to un-enroll if they miss more than one class in the series.

Course Payment

There is a fee of $25 for enrollment in the program, which will help to cover course materials. This one-time fee and your registration on this sites enrolls you in all eight classes in this series. This fee is non-refundable.

Is This Right For You?

Habitat Chicago’s Homebuyer University is open to the public, and anyone is welcome to enroll in the series. This program could be right for you if you are:

  • Interested in becoming a homebuyer in the near future,
  • Unsure of the options and/or qualifications for buying a home,
  • Or interested in exploring homeownership but have been denied a mortgage in the past.

Questions?

Learn more about our Homebuyer University here. If you have specific questions, you can contact us at homeownership@habitatchicago.org or (312) 563-0296 x15

Support

This program is generously supported by:

BMO Harris Bank

The Habitat Chicago Emerging Leaders Board

Advanced Group

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1100 West Cermak Road

Ste. 404

Chicago, IL 60608

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