OSU Extension, Franklin County offers a free comprehensive home buyer education workshop series to help prospective home buyers in achieving their dream of owning a home. The home buyer education workshop series will be held in Grove City on May 4, 11, 18, and 25 from 6-8 p.m. at the Grove City City Hall (4035 Broadway, Grove City, Ohio) in the Lower Level Conference room. Our program is one of only a handful in Central Ohio that is U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)-certified and City of Columbus-approved. Those who attend the four classes and participate a one-on-one budget counseling session will receive a HUD-certified Certificate of Completion, which often is required to apply for many down payment/closing cost assistance programs and/or grants. Participants in this workshop series will:
- Learn the basics of budgeting, credit, mortgage loans, and the home buying process
- Network with professionals such as lenders, realtors, insurance agents, and home inspectors
- Get information about financing options, including grants, loans, and cost assistance programs
Deadline to register is May 1. Click here to register for this free class.