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Tuesday, March 09, 2021 at 07:00 PM

What You Should Know Before Buying a Condo in Virginia

Condominiums are often the most affordable homeownership option available. Learn about the rights and responsibilities of condominium ownership and what to look for when purchasing a condo.

To register, please complete this Housing Counseling Intake (google.com) form and  we will send you a Zoom link: 

Zoom
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 04:00 PM

Maryland Virtual Homebuying Introduction

Please register to take this class by filling out the intake form at the following link: https://forms.gle/SCWH49rV34k9pZp76

Ready to buy your first home in Maryland?

This virtual orientation via Zoom provides an introduction to the home buying process and MD's first-time homebuyer programs. Programs offer financial assistance for closing and down payment costs depending on your income and the price of the house. Find out how much you can qualify for and the next steps in the home buying process. Take this FREE first step on the road to becoming an MD homeowner.

Zoom in Silver Spring, MD
Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 04:00 PM

Inclusionary Zoning Orientation

Virtual Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) Orientation: Introduction to the IZ Program for buyers and renters in the District of Columbia

Interested in buying or renting a home but don’t know if you can?

This orientation provides an introduction to the IZ program that the District of Columbia designed for income eligible households to purchase or rent at below market prices in DC.  Inclusionary Zoning is a law that requires developers to set aside a certain number of units for low-to moderate- income households. Participants will receive their Inclusionary Zoning Certificate after successful completion of this 2 hour orientation and once attendance is confirmed. The IZ Certificate will be valid for 2 years and will give participants an opportunity to enter the Inclusionary Zoning Lottery or renew an existing certificate. 

Once you register please submit a copy of your ID to [email protected]  If you connect 15 minutes late you will need to reschedule for the next class. Thank you!  

Friday, March 19, 2021 at 01:00 PM

MD Homebuyer Education Class

To take this class please REGISTER by filling out the form at the following link: https://forms.gle/bUrahJ1BNJ8DNf7o8

Interested in buying your first home in MD?

This class is provided virtually via ZOOM in two parts:

Part 1: Friday, March 19, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Part 2: Saturday March 20, 2021 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

In these workshops you will learn how to navigate the process of buying a home in Maryland, including areas such as Montgomery and Prince Georges County, and how to get a good mortgage. You will also learn how your credit history, personal budget, and personal finances may affect your future success. LEDC invites different experts including a loan officer, home inspector, real estate agent, and insurance agent to explain the different areas of the home buying process.

This class meets the requirements of government and lender programs that require first-time home buyer training.

By registering for this class you agree to participate in both sessions. Your absence from one of the sessions will result in a rescheduling which will delay your eligibility to obtain the certificate that will allow you to qualify for special programs for first time home buyers.

The individual counseling session AFTER the class is a requirement to receive your homebuyer education certificate.

This class will continue to be offered in two sessions on the third Friday and Saturday of each month.

 

 

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Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 10:00 AM

Managing Your Mortgage During Covid-19

Struggling to pay your mortgage because your finances were impacted as a result of Covid-19?

PLEASE REGISTER TO TAKE THIS CLASS BY FILLING OUT THE INTAKE FORM IN THE FOLLOWING LINK: https://forms.gle/SR4QAkscYPdyEskq5

Join us for a virtual discussion to learn more about your mortgage relief options during Covid-19, alternatives to foreclosure, and the foreclosure process and timeline as it applies to the state of Maryland. 

Please not this session is intended for Maryland homeowners only. If you would like to learn more about your options in DC or VA, please contact [email protected] or call 202-540-7401.

Zoom in Silver Spring, MD
Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 04:00 PM

Su Hipoteca y El Coronavirus

¿Luchando para pagar su hipoteca porque sus finanzas se vieron afectadas como resultado del Coronavirus?

PARA TOMAR ESTA CLASE, POR FAVOR REGISTRESE COMPLETANDO EL FORMULARIO EN EL SIGUIENTE ENLACE: https://forms.gle/ze6GZJQV1TQsnTBA9

Únase a nosotros para una discusión virtual y obtenga más información sobre sus opciones de alivio hipotecario durante tiempos del Coronavirus, las alternativas al embargo hipotecaria y el proceso de embargo hipotecaria según el cronograma que se aplica al estado de Maryland.

Por favor tome en cuenta que esta sesión es para dueños de vivienda en Maryland. Si desea obtener más información sobre sus opciones en DC o VA, comuníquese con nosotros: [email protected] o llame al 202-540-7401.

Zoom- Silver Spring, MD in Silver Spring, MD
Friday, March 26, 2021 at 01:00 PM

Entrenamiento para Compradores de Casa (Español)

Para tomar esta clase por favor REGISTRESE llenando el formulario en el siguiente enlace: https://forms.gle/HTZWYTy5cFfffSLD6

¿Interesado en comprar su primera casa?

Esta clase se provee en Español virtualmente vía ZOOM en dos partes:

      Parte 1: viernes  26 de marzo 2021 - 1:00 pm a 4:00 pm

Parte 2: sabado 27 de marzo 2021 - 9:00 am a 12:00 pm

En estos talleres aprenderá como navegar el proceso de comprar una casa en Maryland, incluyendo  áreas como la Ciudad de Baltimore y  el condado de Baltimore y como obtener una buena hipoteca. También aprenderá como su historial de crédito, presupuesto personal, y finanzas personales podrían afectar su éxito en el futuro. LEDC invita a diferentes expertos incluyendo a un oficial de préstamo, inspector de vivienda, agente de bienes raíces, y agente de seguro para explicarle las diferentes áreas dentro del proceso de compra de casa.

Esta clase es conforme con los requisitos de los programas de prestamistas y el gobierno que requieren entrenamiento para compradores de casa por primera vez. 

Al registrarse para esta clase se compromete a participar en las dos sesiones.  Su ausencia en una de las sesiones, resultará en una reprogramación  lo cual  retrasará su elegibilidad para obtener el certificado que le permitirá optar a programas especiales para compradores de casa por primera vez.

 

Esta clase se continuara ofreciendo en dos sesiones el ultimo viernes y sabado de cada mes.

Zoom webinar in Baltimore, MD
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 07:00 PM

How to Build Good Credit

Are you thinking about buying a home in Virginia?  Don’t let poor credit stand in the way. This virtual class via Zoom will help you understand a credit report, find out what is included in a credit report, learn how to read a report, credit scoring and how to improve your score and how to dispute incorrect information.  Take this FREE one and a half hour class to prepare yourself for becoming a homeowner in Virginia.

Please register by completing the intake:

Housing Counseling Intake (google.com)

Wednesday, April 07, 2021 at 04:00 PM

Intro al Proceso de Comprar Vivenda en MD y Programas de Asistencia

Para tomar esta clase, por favor registrese completando el formulario en el siguiente enlace: https://forms.gle/kwxX3prgiTLEmgfP8

¿Pensando en comprar su primera casa pero no sabe si se puede?

Esta orientación, provee una introducción al proceso de comprar una casa y los programas para compradores de casa por primera vez de MD. Los programas compartidos ofrecen asistencia financiera para los costos de cierre y el enganche dependiendo en su ingreso y el precio de la casa. Averigüe para cuanto puede calificar y sobre los próximos pasos en el proceso de comprar su casa. Tome este primer paso GRATIS en el camino a convertirse en propietario de su vivienda en MD.

Thursday, April 08, 2021 at 04:00 PM

Inclusionary Zoning Orientation

Virtual Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) Orientation: Introduction to the IZ Program for buyers and renters in the District of Columbia

Interested in buying or renting a home but don’t know if you can?

This orientation provides an introduction to the IZ program that the District of Columbia designed for income eligible households to purchase or rent at below market prices in DC.  Inclusionary Zoning is a law that requires developers to set aside a certain number of units for low-to moderate- income households. Participants will receive their Inclusionary Zoning Certificate after successful completion of this 2 hour orientation and once attendance is confirmed. The IZ Certificate will be valid for 2 years and will give participants an opportunity to enter the Inclusionary Zoning Lottery or renew an existing certificate. 

Once you register please submit a copy of your ID to [email protected]  If you connect 15 minutes late you will need to reschedule for the next class. Thank you!