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University of Florida/Volusia County Extension offers first-time homebuyer classes.

Tue, Dec 28, 2021 at 12:20PM

Written by Anthony Bicy

Belden Communications News



First-time homebuyers can now participate in the Homebuyer Program. The University of Florida and Volusia County Extension is offering pre-purchase homebuyer workshops. 

Each class will be on Zoom for eight hours and meet the education requirement.

Extension Agent Lisa Hamilton, a HUD-certified housing counselor and accredited financial counselor will instruct virtual classes at the following times:

- 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. January 14 and 21

- 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. January 18 (in Spanish)

- 5 to 9 p.m. January 24 and 25

- 5 to 9 p.m. February 8 and 15 (in Spanish)

- 5 to 9 p.m. February 17 and 24


Upon completion, participants will earn a certificate, enabling them to apply for a federal down payment and closing cost assistance program.

Per household, the program will be $10, and scholarships are available on request. Visit to register.

Attendees may also contact Patricia Caradonna at (386)822-5778 or 

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