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Workshop helps vets with affordable housing

Trellis, formerly Neighborhood Housing Services of Phoenix, a nonprofit dedicated to making stable homes and communities possible by educating, building and lending, is offering veterans a no-cost Homebuyer Education (HBE) workshop, valued at $300.

With the economy finally stabilizing, mortgage rates low and credit loosening, there has never been a better time to buy. Trellis would like to help start veterans on their way by offering this free 8-hour, intensive workshop set for 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, May 23 at the Trellis offices, 1405 E. McDowell Road.

This class demystifies the often complicated process of buying a home. Subjects covered include homeownership readiness and affordability; money and credit management; types of properties and financing available; purchase, mortgage and closing processes; and home maintenance and financial management.

In order to qualify for this offer, veterans must complete an initial 1:1 pre-purchase housing counseling session with one of Trellis’ trained Homeownership Advisors.

For more information, visit www.trellisaz.org and click on “Get Started Now.” In the Comments box at bottom of info form, indicate that you’d like to participate in “No cost homebuyer education for Veterans” program.

For those who can’t make the all-day workshop, individual sessions will be scheduled in June for topics related to Money Management, Credit, and more. See the website for details.

 

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