Get a house, sha n’na na, sha n’na n’na na


The Office of Community Housing is offering workshops for homeowners and prospective homeowners who are members of the Penn community. Heres a list of upcoming classes:

Community Housing 101: Get general home buying information and learn about Penns Guaranteed Mortgage Program.

square.gifWednesday, May 16 and June 20, noon to 1 p.m. and 1 to 2 p.m. in Room 720, Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut St.

square.gifMonday, May 7, Wednesday, June 6 and Wednesday, July 18 , noon to 1 p.m. and 1 to 2 p.m., 4046 Walnut St.

Home Buying Seminar: Everything you ever wanted to know about how to shop for and pay for a home of your own.

square.gifMonday, May 21, noon to 1 p.m. and 1 to 2 p.m. in Room 720, Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut St.

square.gifWednesday, July 11, noon to 1 p.m. and 1 to 2 p.m., 4046 Walnut St.

Obtaining a Mortgage: How do you apply for a mortgage? What are your choices? How long does it take?

square.gifMonday, June 25 and July 9, noon to 1 p.m. and 1 to 2 p.m., 4046 Walnut St.

Credit Counseling and Repair: Learn how to repair damaged credit and how banks make loan decisions.

square.gifMonday, June 11, noon to 1 p.m. and 1 to 2 p.m. in Room 720, Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut St.

square.gifMonday, July 16, noon to 1 p.m. and 1 to 2 p.m., 4046 Walnut St.

Homeowners Insurance: Learn about the different types of insurance and how much to buy.

square.gifWednesday, May 2, noon to 1 p.m. and 1 to 2 p.m. in Room 720, Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut St.

square.gifWednesday, May 23, noon to 1 p.m. and 1 to 2 p.m., 4046 Walnut St.

Hiring a Contractor: Are you getting what you paid for? What are you entitled to? Arm yourself against cons and gimmicks.

square.gifMonday, June 4, noon to 1 p.m. and 1 to 2 p.m. in Room 720, Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut St.

Budgeting Workshop: Learn to plan for your financial future by controlling your saving and spending patterns.

square.gifWednesday, June 27, noon to 1 p.m. and 1 to 2 p.m., 4046 Walnut St.

Space in the workshops is limited. To get a signup form, contact Outreach Coordinator Bernadette Ramsey, 215-898-7422. Or email her (bramsey@pobox.upenn.edu) with your choice of workshop, date and time, your name, employer, campus address, campus phone and e-mail. No telephone reservations will be accepted.

 

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Originally published on May 3, 2001