ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following Family and Consumer Sciences Programs for September, 2015. These programs are being offered by Brenda C. Williams, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, at the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office (2800 N.E. 39 Avenue, Gainesville).
First Time Home Buyers Education Program – September 14, September 21, & September 28, 2015, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
This 3-part series offers resources that can help with buying, maintaining and keeping a home. Upon completion of this program, participants will receive a certificate of attendance. The classes will cover the following:
Session 1 – Monday, September 14
Information on getting budgets and credit worthiness in line, determining how much house can be afforded, and understanding the responsibilities and costs of being a responsible homeowner.
Session 2 – Monday, September 21
Understanding the sales contract, home inspections and mortgage process, selecting homeowners’ insurance, warranties, and the closing process.
Session 3 – Monday, September 28
Question and answer time and an opportunity to get valuable tips from those involved in the process of buying a home.
The cost for the entire series is $10.00 per individual or couple.
Please pre-register by September 8, 2015, by calling 352-337-6209 (voice mail), subject to cancellation if less than 6 people registered.
View/download the program flyer (PDF).
For more information about this program call 352-955-2402. Visit the Extension Office Calendar for additional programs offered by the Extension Office.
An Equal Opportunity Institution. Extension Service, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Nick T. Place, Dean. Single copies of Extension publications (excluding 4-H and youth publications) are available free to Florida residents from county Extension offices. Information about alternate formats is available from IFAS Communications, University of Florida, PO Box 110810, Gainesville, FL 32611-0810.