Homebuyer Education

Homebuyer Education Workshop – Saturday, September 6th and Saturday, September 13th from 12:30 to 4:30pm.

The Homebuyer Education Workshops for August is full. Sign up for our September class!  October class will be offered October 18th and 25th.

Attendance is required at BOTH sessions in order to earn a Homebuyer Education Certificate, which is necessary for many affordable housing and loan programs.

A $10 refundable deposit is required in order to reserve your seat. This deposit will be refunded on the 2nd day of class.  Deposits can be delivered to our office or mailed to:

Athens Land Trust
685 N. Pope Street
Athens, Georgia 30601
* Please include your name, phone number, address and email address along with your deposit.
Office hours: Monday – Friday from 9am to 5pm

What’s Included 
Our homebuyer education seminars are offered FREE of charge, thanks in part to financial assistance from Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Oconee State Bank and Athens First Bank and Trust DBA Synovus. Guest speakers include a first time homebuyer who completed this workshop, local realtors, bankers, and closing attorneys.

Topics include:

  • Steps to homeownership
  • Home finances and financing
  • Local real estate market
  • Affordable housing options
  • Closing the mortgage loan
  • Energy conservation
  • Maintaining your home
  • Financial literacy
  • Credit issues/credit report

For More Information
Please contact Shavon Echols, shavon@athenslandtrust.org at (706) 613-0122 or by email using the form below.