Media Release

Home Buyers Education Classes

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 3:45 PM
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ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Extension Office is pleased to announce the 2012 Home Buyer’s Education classes offered by Dr. Brenda Williams, Family & Consumer Sciences Agent.  All classes are at the Alachua County Cooperative Extension Office (2800 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville).

The classes are on three consecutive Mondays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and will cover the following:

·         Session 1 – Monday March 26
Information on getting a budget and credit worthiness in line, determining how much house can be afforded and understanding the responsibilities and costs of being a responsible homeowner

·         Session 2 – Monday April 2
Understanding the sales contract, home inspections, and mortgage process, selecting homeowners’ insurance, warranties and the closing process

·         Session 3 – Monday April 9
Question and answer time and an opportunity get valuable tips from those involved in the process of buying a home

The cost for the entire is series is $10.00.  Please pre-register by calling 352-337-6209 (voicemail).

For more information, call 352-955-2402.

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The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information, and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions, or affiliations. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A&M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating.

Persons with disabilities needing special accommodate should contact the Extension Office at least 10 working days prior to the event so that special consideration can be given to the request.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).