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The University of Florida/IFAS Extension Volusia County offers homebuyer classes.

Fri, Dec 30, 2022 at 2:20PM

Written by Kristen Schmutz

Belden Communications News

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The University of Florida/IFAS Extension Volusia County has announced multiple pre-purchase homebuyers’ workshops that meet the education requirements for those wanting to participate in the First-time Homebuyer’s Program. The UF/IFAS Extension Volusia County is a partnership between State, Federal, and County governments to provide scientific knowledge and expertise to the public.

According to a release, Extension Agent Lisa Hamilton - a HUD-certified housing and accredited financial counselor, will conduct the following virtual classes on Microsoft Teams:

English language classes will be conducted at:

  • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. January 13 and 20
  • 5 to 9 p.m. February 16 and 23
  • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 17 and 24
  • 5 to 9 p.m. April 4 and 11

Spanish language classes will be conducted at:

  • 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. January 12 (one day)
  • 5 to 9 p.m. February 9 and 10
  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 30 (one day)
  • 5 to 9 p.m. April 20 and 27

The virtual classes are broken up into two four-hour sessions.

Upon completion, participants will receive a certificate allowing them to apply for federal down payment and closing cost assistance programs available through Volusia County, Seminole County, and the City of Deltona.

The cost is $10 per household, and scholarships are available upon request.

To register, visit https://homebuyered.eventbrite.com or contact Patricia Caradonna at 386-822-5778 or pcaradonna@volusia.org.


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