Homebuyer Education Classes

Homebuyer Education Workshop – Saturday, October 18th & Saturday, October 25th from 12:30-4:30

September classes are full, but will be held Saturday, September 6th & 13th from 12:30-4:30 pm.

Please note: our October session is the last workshop of the year. 

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 preregister. This deposit will be refunded once you attend the classes.  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.