Event Information:

  • Sat

    Free Homebuyer Education Workshop

    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Malcolm X College, 1900 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL,

    Come join the West Cook Homeownership Center at our last 2nd Saturday Free Homebuyer Education Workshop of the year on December 14th at Malcolm X College, on 1900 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL, from 9:00 a.m. –5:00 p.m.

    Learn everything you should know about the home buying process:

    • Budgeting and Credit
    • Financing Your Home
    • Down Payment Assistance
    • Building Your Team
    • Working with a HUD-approved counseling agency
    • When, why, and how to obtain a HUD Certificate

    Sponsored by Wintrust Mortgage, don't miss out on this informative workshop. Hear from our partners in the housing industry on how to obtain a mortgage, downpayment assistance, home insurance, and what to look for in a home inspection. Learn how to obtain a free credit report, and what lenders are looking for on your credit report. Get information on how to avoid predatory lenders. Find agents who are interested in helping you obtain the best deal for your money when purchasing a house. We partner with our preferred lenders and the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) to qualify buyers for all of their mortgage products and down payment assistance. Other down payment programs available to our clients include Federal Home Loan Bank and various employer-assisted housing programs. All of this and more you can learn in our FREE HUD-approved homebuyer education workshops.

    You MUST register to attend our Homebuyer Education Workshop. You can register at https://www.westcookhomeownership.org/workshop_registration/

    The West Cook Homeownership Center is a program of the Oak Park Regional Housing Center.

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