First Time Home Buyer Classes

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2016 Homebuyer Education Class Schedule:
(3rd Fridays of each month – excluding December)

February 19th
March 18th
April 15th
May 20th
June 17th
July 15th
August 19st
September 16th
October 21th
November 18th
December NONE

All participants in the Housing Development Corporation’s Homebuyer programs are required to complete a Homebuyer Education Class, offered monthly in Hastings or Grand Island.  This is an 8-hour class with a $50 registration fee per household.

Nebraska Housing Developers Association, REACH Affiliation

Class size is limited.

To register, or for more information, contact Linda Addison at:
Grand Island Office: (308) 382-4119, or e-mail:
This is an English only, Adult Education Class – No Children Please

Topics addressed in the class:

  • Budgeting, Money Management
  • Choosing the Right Home
  • Mortgage Loan Procedures
  • Loans and Applications
  • Upfront Costs:  Closing, Insurance, Moving
  • Insurance, Taxes, Valuation
  • Maintenance
  • Understanding Your Credit
  • Foreclosure Prevention
  • Responsibilities of Home Ownership

The First-Time Homebuyer class offered by the HDC satisfies the educational requirements for our Loan Reduction Assistance Programs, Nebraska Investment Finance Authority programs, as well as the Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka’s First Time Buyers Assistance, USDA-RD Homebuyer programs and certain lenders programs.

The class fee of $50.00 per household and due at the start of the class. Please pay by a personal or cashier’s check made out to the HDC. We cannot accept cash. If your fee is being paid by another agency, please identify the agency that is paying your fee or if you are a household member of an agency that has a fee waiver, please identify the provider.

This class includes homework to be completed prior to attending the class.
Registrants must provide their name(s), mailing address, or e-mail address for the homework to be mailed in time for it to be completed and brought to class.

The Housing Development Corporation is a
REACH Affiliate Organization