PRE-PURCHASE HOMEBUYER EDUCATION
In this class prospective home owners will learn about the home buying process including:
how to select the right home for your family and budget,
preparing to qualify for a loan and finding the financing that best meets your needs,
navigating the technical aspects of the process such as reviewing the purchase contracts, working with the inspector and reviewing the appraisals, and
the types of down payment assistance available,
This is a HUD Certified course that meets requirements for most lenders and down payment assistance programs. This class is in English.
COST The cost for the class is $40 for an individual or $45 for joint homebuyers who will be purchasing the house together. You must register for both people attending in order to reserve a space for both of you.
If registering as Joint Homebuyers, enter promotional code JOINT first and then select the Joint Homebuyer ticket option in order to get the $45 fee for joint homebuyers.
If you are a US Veteran, please call our office to register as you could be eligible to receive a discount registration fee.
NO-SHOW POLICY Our classes are regularly full with clients hoping to get into a class sooner rather than later. We also invest a lot in the quality of our classes. Therefore, please be mindful of the date that you are registering for. We have a strict NO REFUND policy for client who No-Show to the class. If you find that you cannot make the class on the date that you have scheduled, please call or email to reschedule.
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION For customers seeking a certificate of completion for their lender or downpayment assistance program, it is important to note that you are required to participate in a one-on-one counseling session with an Avenue Homeownership Counselor after completing this course. Counseling sessions are usually available for the week immediately following each class. You will have an opportunity to sign up for your counseling session during your class.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
You can call us at 713-864-9099 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Can I update my registration information?
Yes, please call us at 713-864-9099 or email at email@example.com and let us know what changes you need to make.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Please bring the printed ticket OR show us the ticket on your phone. If you forget either, we can look it up when you arrive, we will just need to see your ID.
What is the refund policy?
Class fees are non-refundable, however, you can reschedule the class with at least 24 hours notice. Our classes book up quickly and we usually have a waitlist so we need the notice to make the space available to other customers. NO REFUNDS
The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
It will potentially cause delays on the day of the class. Its best if you could contact us to make the update as necessary so you can arrive with a matching ticket. Call 713-864-9099 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can I bring my kids with me to the class?
Unfortunately, we cannot allow kids to come to the classes. The class is 8 hours long, covering a lot of information and it is important for participants to be able to focus. Additionally, our office space is limited and we cannot accommodate persons in addition to the students and instructors.
Can I register and pay in cash?
Unfortunately, the online system does not accept cash payments. If you prefer to pay for the class in cash, you can register in person at our office (707 Quitman, 77009). Pre-registration is required.