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Catholic Charities, Diocese of Venice, Inc. offers a free First Time Homebuyer Class on Monday, April 14 and Tuesday, April 15 in English from 4:30 to 9 p.m. and on Saturday, April 26 in Spanish from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Four topics to be covered include: Steps To Successful Homeownership which includes funds available to first time homebuyers as well as fair housing rights; Winning Credit History/Shopping for a Loan which includes items required to make a loan contract, budget and money management, and the loan and application process; Shopping for a Home/Choosing a Realtor which includes what to know when looking for a home and realtor, understanding a sales contract, and negotiation and home inspection; and Home Ownership which includes what it means to be a home owner, how to care for your home and maintain it, security issues and avoiding foreclosure.
Participants in the class will be eligible for assistance from Manatee and Sarasota counties bond and/or grant programs for down payment and closing costs. For more information and to register for the class, please call Catholic Charities, Diocese of Venice, Inc. in Manatee County at (941) 714-7829.
Our Mother's House Mother's Day Appeal ... Give the Gift of a Mother's Love
Honor your mother this Mother's Day with a gift that will help homeless mothers and their children. Our Mother's House of Catholic Charities provides a safe environment for residents to achieve increased self-sufficiency through education, vocational training, and personal growth.
A mother's love can change the world...You can help a needy mother succeed!
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