Sunday, April 25, 2010

Cookeville Housing Authority Offers Class

The Cookeville Housing Authority is offering some classes this weekend for local residents who may be interested in learning about purchasing a first-time home. The classes are scheduled for Saturday, May 1st, at the Housing Authority's office at 235 W. Jackson St. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is intended to take participants through the process of buying a house. Topics to be discussed include your readiness to purchase a home, inclluding discussions of income and financing. Shopping for a home and negotiating a price will also be covered, as will shopping for and obtaining a mortgage, and the closing process. Organizers say each section will be taught by professionals in the real estate and lending business. For more information, call 526-9793.