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Portland Home Buying 101: Classes at PCC & OnPoint Credit Union
Home Buying 101 Class Details
This popular local class has run for 12 years and gives an excellent explanation of how to buy your first home and covers the following topics and more. Also, if its been a while since you bought a home and you’d like a ‘refresher’ this is a great class for you!
- What is the state of the market right now
- How to get financing & cash to close
- Best loans for first time buyers
- Negotiating a good deal
- How to improve your credit score
- Condo, Townhome or House?
- How to find the best homes & neighborhoods
- The 3 ways to know how much to offer
- Inspections you need to have and repair negotiations
- Step by step explanation of buying a home
- Tax advantages of owning a home
- Foreclosures, bank owned and short sales
- How to avoid the top mistakes made by first time buyers
- Answers to your questions
- Taught by the creators of FearlessHomebuyer.com
Upcoming Home Buying 101 Class DatesMonday, April 21st, 2014, 6pm-830pm (one evening) OnPoint Community Credit Union (in the Montgomery Park Building)
2701 NW Vaughn St, Portland OR 97210 St Helens Room, 2nd floor to the left of the escalators Call or email to register:
firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-314-9567 You do not need to be an OnPoint member to attend. All materials are provided for you and there is no charge for the class. Weds, May 14th from 6pm-830pm (one evening) Portland Community College (PCC) OMSI Campus
Room 303, CLIMB Center (Continuous Learning for Individuals Management & Business)
1626 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214, MAP
Click to REGISTER NOW with PCC (course number 26789)
or Call PCC at 971-722-4234, select option 2 All materials are provided for you
2701 NW Vaughn St, Portland OR 97210 Room 133 on the main floor Call or email to register:
email@example.com or 503-314-9567 You do not need to be an OnPoint member to attend. All materials are provided for you and there is no charge for the class. Portland Community College CLIMB Center next to OMSI (map) 1626 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR ROOM 303
Click to REGISTER NOW with PCC
or Call PCC at 971-722-4234, select option 2 All materials are provided for you. PCC has a fee for this class
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Dave Axness & Ryan Kofman are real estate brokers who have helped hundreds of first time home buyers navigate the home buying process over the past 15 years and have taught this class to hundreds more students over the past 12 years. They know the fears and concerns buyers have about making the decision to buy a home. They educate and advocate for buyers step by step through the process as well as share real world examples and tips to help “first timers” make great decisions. Be sure to bring your questions to class and we’ll answer them as well.
Experience mortgage professionals who have expertise helping countless first time home buyers through the loan process will teach you about the best loan programs for first time buyers, closing costs and credit and how to improve your credit score and much more. Your questions are always welcome in our classes!
We’ve been educating home buyers now more than ever… we want to be sure home buyers have the best knowledge possible going into this dramatically changing market.
Comments from Past Students
Thank you so much. I just again wanted to express our gratitude for the class you taught last week. As a couple considering out options to buy a new home it was very helpful and I had thought we had done our homework! It was great learning the roles of people in the process and different parts of the process on a local level. It was a great class and I would recommend it highly. Those handouts are great, so far we do not have any questions but we still have some reading to do and planning. If anything comes up I am glad you are available for help. Thank you again, Kristen and Andrew
Thanks for not making us feel rushed, nervous or stupid, and we wouldn’t hesitate to recommend you to anyone we know looking for a new home! -Jason H.
I’m glad I found out about your class. I really needed this intro information. Great presentation and information. -Sarah A.
Thanks for making an intimidating process easier to tackle. -George S.
It was very well organized and thought out. Even more helpful than I expected! -Leah
Very dynamic…Thank you! Loved the handouts and booklets. -Jenn H.