The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) Customer Solutions Center has trained associates who can answer many of your basic questions about homeownership. They'll gladly mail you a package of educational materials that you can review at your convenience.
This is a good place to start your exploration of homeownership.
In addition to helping renters, PHFA is a state-affiliated agency that can help you decide if homeownership is right for you.
On our website , click "Homeownership" in the blue bar and choose either "Homebuyers" or "Counseling & Education." Both have background information about the programs and services we offer.
Under "Counseling & Education," you can find a local counseling agency where an expert can help you decide if you're ready to become a homebuyer. Many services are available at no charge to you.www.PHFA.org
Homeownership is a life-long commitment that requires time, energy, and the ability to manage your finances successfully.
To teach these financial skills to current and potential homeowners, PHFA developed the Financial Education Program, a series of 4 workshops that include the following topics:
The Financial Education Program is provided at no cost by PHFA's participating counseling agencies.
After you've completed your Financial Education sessions, you're eligible to meet with a counselor one-on-one to get help with your personal finances. These private coaching sessions can be either face-to-face or on the phone, and are also free of charge.
Click the link below to find a class near you!
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