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Educating homebuyers to make better decisions

while contributing to a great cause*

 

Our first time home buyer classes are fun, educational sessions designed to give an overview of current market conditions and the home buying process. We are a unique partnership of top professionals in the DC Mortgage, Real Estate and Settlement Industries to provide you with seamless customer service. You will learn all you need to know to become a savvy buyer!

You will learn:

  • Rent vs. Buy – determine if home ownership is meant for you

  • Choosing the right lender – knowing the questions to ask

  • Mortgage basics: rates, points, fees

  • Financing basics: FHA, conventional, conforming, and "jumbo" loans

  • Buyer agency and choosing the right agent: importance of a buyer consultation

  • What to do when you find the right property: property & neighborhood due diligence

  • Understanding contingencies (inspection, appraisal, financing & document review contingencies)

  • Writing a successful offer in a competitive market

  • Navigating through to a successful closing

  • Avoiding red flags

 

You'll receive incentives worth over $1000 just for attending:

  • 10% commission credit for your home at closing

  • A home warranty ($500 value)

  • A home appraisal ($475 value) for loan amounts up to $400k

  • A waiver for lender fees ($1195 value) for loan amounts over $400k

  • A chance to win a Starbucks gift card

*Seminars cost $10-$20 per person. A portion of proceeds go to charity.