Gateway Community Action Partnership will be conducting Homebuyer Education classes on consecutive Saturdays in October to educate potential home buyers in every aspect of the home buying process.
The classes will be held on two Saturdays, October 24 & 31 at Gateway's administrative office, 110 Cohansey St., Bridgeton. The sessions are from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Each Saturday class will include three separate sessions. Week one topics include Homeownership Orientation, Budgeting 101/Managing Your Money, Pts. I & II, Understanding and Fixing Credit. Week two topics include: Mortgage Financing, Avoiding Predatory Lenders, Fair Housing Regulations, Techniques for Home Shopping, Home Maintenance & Inspection and the Closing Process. You must attend both sessions to receive a certificate.
Those interested in the First Time Home Buyer Program, USDA funding, down payment assistance or any other state funded program are required to take these classes.
Registration deadline is Friday, October 16. Space is limited, so register early. Registrations can be picked up at Gateway’s main campus office or by contacting Demetrica at 856-451-6330 ext. 6742.