First-Time Homebuyer’s Workshop

First-Time Homebuyer’s Workshop

September 24, 2024 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


219 North Pitt Street, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 17013

The Cumberland County Redevelopment Authority, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency, presents the Cumberland County First-Time Homebuyer’s Workshop. This workshop meets one of the requirements of and provides information for Cumberland County’s Affordable Housing Trust Fund Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance Program; Tri-County HDC homebuyer programs; HUD and PHFA loan products; and USDA Rural Development loan products. Workshop topics include:

⦁ Advantages and Disadvantages of Homeownership
⦁ Budget Planning and Record Keeping
⦁ Mortgage Qualifying
⦁ Searching for your home
⦁ Loan Application Process
⦁ Closing the Real Estate Transaction
⦁ Taking Possession of Your Home
⦁ Priorities as a New Homeowner
⦁ Home Repair and Maintenance
⦁ Predatory Lending
⦁ Avoiding Foreclosure
⦁ Fair Housing

The three class dates for September 2024 are as follows:

  1. Tuesday, September 24th – 6:00pm – 8:00pm
  2. Wednesday, September 25th – 6:00pm – 8:00pm
  3. Thursday, September 26th – 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Classes are free. However, you MUST register and MUST attend all three classes to get your certificate of completion. Classes are only held in person and will not be broadcast online. Due to our limited space, children will not be allowed to accompany you in classes. Please inform us if your scheduling needs change once register; a no-call no-show will result in a two month penalty period, during which you may not reschedule for classes. You will not be considered registered until the Counselor reaches out to confirm your attendance.

When registering, please speak clearly to leave your name, address, city, zip code, phone number, and email. To register, please call:

Thelma Washington

HUD Certified Housing Counselor

Any parties interested in one-on-one housing counseling may also contact Thelma Washington.