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Sign Up Now for City’s Upcoming Home Buyers Club

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 16, 2015

For more information, please contact:

Dan Niederman, Program Manager, City of Bloomington Department of Housing and Neighborhood Development, 812.349.3401, niedermd@bloomington.in.gov


Sign Up Now for City's Upcoming Home Buyers Club


Bloomington, Ind. -
The City of Bloomington's Department of Housing and Neighborhood Development (HAND) will host a Home Buyers Club in April. The workshop offers participants a chance to learn how to become successful homeowners.

The workshop will be held April 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and April 25 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in City Hall, 401 N. Morton St. Attendance to both sessions is required to complete the class.

The Home Buyers Club program helps first-time home buyers understand and overcome the obstacles involved in realizing the American dream of homeownership. Presenters will include HAND's HUD-certified housing counselors and local real estate industry professionals.

Participants will receive the HAND-produced home-buying guide, "Buying a Home: A Guide for First-Time Home Buyers," and an opportunity to meet with a HAND housing counselor to develop a personalized home-buying action plan. Income-eligible participants that complete the classes may apply for $5,000 downpayment and closing cost assistance from HAND.

Discussion topics will include:

The Home Buyers Club is offered to anyone in the community at no cost. However, class size is limited and pre-registration is required. To register, please visit the website, email hand@bloomington.in.gov, or call HAND at 812.349.3401.

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