Release Date: 05/29/2018
BOISE, Idaho – Buying a home can be a wonderful and intimidating experience. You may wonder what you can afford with these record home prices, limited housing choices, and escalating interest rates? With so much information out there, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. However, Finally Home! Homebuyer Education is available to help ease that process and help you feel more confident about finding your next home. The class helps future homeowners understand budgeting, credit, loans available, or even if you’re ready for homeownership. There’s courses and counseling available to help you reach your end goals.
President Donald Trump has proclaimed June as National Homeownership Month. Idaho Housing and Finance Association is celebrating by offering the Finally! Home Homebuyer Education class FREE of charge to all those who sign-up and attend the in-person classes.
“The class helps alleviate many of the questions first-time homebuyers have and provides them with the tools to become successful homeowners,” says Heather Bowman, Idaho Housing homebuyer education and counseling administrator. “The class will help first-time homebuyers gain the knowledge they need to navigate in this competitive housing market.”
The Free in-person classes will be offered in Nampa, Sandpoint, Pocatello, Boise, Idaho Falls, Coeur d’Alene, Twin Falls.
Registration fees for the class are usually $20 per student. Classes are held monthly at eight class sites all across Idaho. The class may also be taken on-line, in English and Spanish, for a $50 registration free.
More than 50,000 Idahoans have graduated and used the Finally Home! program in their home buying process. The class serves low-and-moderate income and prospective homebuyers who are generally purchasing their first home. Registration for the program is available online.
About Idaho Housing and Finance Association
Idaho Housing and Finance Association is a financial services and housing business organization. IHFA’s mission is to improve lives and strengthen Idaho communities by expanding housing opportunities, building self-sufficiency, and fostering economic development.