• May 20, 2017
    9:00 am - 2:30 pm
  • May 27, 2017
    9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Coastal Enterprises, Inc. (CEI), a nonprofit community development organization, with the support of Maine State Housing Authority, will offer the Homebuyer Education class, a two-day course, on Saturdays, May 20 & 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Maine Real Estate Connection 75 John Roberts Road, South Portland.

Thinking about buying a home? Attend CEI’s Home Buyer Education class to get more information about programs that may be able to help you such as Maine Housing’s Home Assist Program that offers $3,500.00 in closing cost assistance. You will also learn about VA, USDA and FHA programs. Other topics you will learn about include; debt to income ratio, what is it and how is it calculated, credit 101 what you need to know, working with real estate professionals and what does a home inspection cover.

CEI is a HUD approved, certified, and funded Housing Counseling Agency. Our Home Buyer Education course is an approved Maine hoMEworks course. Maine hoMEworks is a statewide coalition of home buyer education providers with a mission to develop a consistent, high quality home buyer education program delivered by a network of industry professionals throughout Maine.

Pre-registration is required and there is a $30/person or $50/couples (purchasing together) non-refundable charge for the two-session seminar. Veterans & Active military free (Must provide DD214 or L.E.S.) Participants must attend all sessions in order to receive a certificate of completion.

Participants are asked to bring a calculator, pencil and notebook for use during the course.
Please do not bring children or infants.