Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA) continues to make housing affordable for first-time home buyers.
The Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA) continues to make housing affordable for first-time home buyers in Virginia. VHDA is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to making home-buying education available for first-time home buyers. They also offer mortgages, grants and down-payment assistance. VHDA is the number one home-buying education and assistance program in the United States.
Cornerstone Business Group, Inc., has been hosting home-buyer education seminars for the past six years. The seminars cover a host of topics, including personal finance, credit and credit reporting, working with a lender, the role of the real estate agent, home inspection and the loan closing.
VHDA Seminar Format
The seminars are done in two formats. One format is a two-day seminar with three forty-five minute sessions each day, and the second is a six-hour one say seminar which includes 6 forty-five minute sessions with a lunch break in the middle. The Cornerstone seminars are typically the one day seminars. It is a long day, but the value of the information shared is incredibly valuable and worth a day.
Students leave the seminars with all the tools they need to make their first home purchase. The seminar provides a high quality workbook, which students take with them, and back-end support is also available. Each seminar speaker is certified through the train the trainer program, and each speaker is a professional in one of the seminar fields.
If you’re thinking about buying your first home, make sure to check out the VHDA website to see if they have a program that would benefit you. And, when you’re ready to buy, give Cornerstone Business Group, Inc., a call. We are your local real estate sales pros.