Do you think you might be ready to buy your first house? Where do you begin? The next face-to-face homebuyer education class, presented by Lincoln County Community Development Corporation, is at 9 a.m. Saturday North Platte Community College-South Campus, McDonald-Belton Room 124, 601 W. State Farm Road, in North Platte.

The class is free to Lincoln County residents. (There is a $25 fee for those outside Lincoln County.)

Attendees will learn when is the right time to purchase a home, budgeting before and after buying a home, the “ins” and “outs” of credit issues, how credit affects the purchase a home, mortgage products, how to find a house to buy, what is a closing, and how to protect the investment in your house and learn the responsibilities of a homeowner.

Classes are generally on the first or second Saturday of the following months: January, March, May, July, September and November. Please call 308-534-5095 to register, or for more information.

This program is funded in part by grants from Nebraska Housing Developers Association and Nebraska Department of Economic Development, along with support from local community partners.

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