HOMESITE MAP | SEARCH | CONTACT   Twitter Facebook

Information for Single-Family Lending and Real Estate Professionals
 
Homebuyer Education Registration Materials for Instructors

Cancellation of All In-Person Homebuyer Education Classes

To all instructors with scheduled in-person homebuyer education classes:

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus situation, with directives from the Governor and expected further public gathering restrictions, we have cancelled all in-person classes sponsored by the Commission effective Monday, March 23rd. This policy will be in effect until further notice.

We will only be sponsoring virtual classes with prior approval (see below). Also, the cost of our approved online course had been temporarily reduced from $50 to $25 per person during this COVID-19 coronavirus situation, but due to the number of virtual classes our instructors are now teaching, effective August 1st the cost of the online course will return to $50 per person. Please see the announcement regarding the online course.

Please email Corinna Obar with any questions.

Alternatives Now Available for In-Person Homebuyer Education

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation we now have the following options for our in-person classes:

  1. Online Class
    The fee for our approved online class is temporarily reduced to $25 from $50. Effective August 1st, the fee will return to $50 per person.
  2. Virtual Classroom
    We are temporarily allowing instructors to use Zoom (or another virtual classroom platform) to provide classes virtually.

Please note: Prior approval is required. Before you use Zoom the first time for your classes, email Corinna Obar and explain in writing:

  1. How you will gather contact and demographic information for each attendee to be forwarded to us after the class;
  2. How you will ensure that each attendee is present for the full 5 hours;
  3. How you will ensure that each attendee receives their certificate.

Thank you for your patience during this challenging time and as always, thank you for the time you spend teaching the public to be better informed homebuyers and homeowners!

Instructors of Commission-sponsored homebuyer education seminars may register a seminar and download seminar materials.

DISCLAIMER: The sponsorship by the Commission of a homebuyer education seminar does not endorse a person, business practice, product or service other than those of the Commission.

Participating lenders must co-instruct with a real estate professional who has also attended Commission Home Loan Programs and Homebuyer Education Instructor Training.

Please submit a separate form for each seminar with complete information.

Each seminar must be a minimum of five full hours of in-class time plus breaks.

The Commission will provide to the Lender a routing slip, handouts-brochures, evaluation sheets, certificates of completion and Seminar Participant Registration Forms.

Instructors must coordinate directly with the Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) for delivery of seminar workbooks. Here’s the link to order your books: http://www.dfi.wa.gov/consumers/publications/home_loans.htm

If you have not attended Commission Home Loan Programs and Homebuyer Education Instructor Training:

Please visit Information for Lenders, Nonprofits, and Real Estate Professionals or contact Corinna Obar at corinna.obar@wshfc.org or 206-287-4414.

If you have attended Commission Home Loan Programs and Homebuyer Education Instructor Training:

Register Seminar Set Up Form

Download Seminar Materials

Homebuyer Education Instructor PowerPoint

Further details and seminar checklist can be found in Section 6 of the Home Advantage manual.

If you have questions regarding this page, please contact our offices at semsetup@wshfc.org or 206-254-5369 or toll free in Washington at 800-767-4663.

   

 
Home | About | CareersCommissioners | Contact UsEventsMy View Newsletter | Publications | Homeownership: Homebuyer Programs | Information for Lenders | Information for Real Estate Professionals | Information for Instructors | Multifamily Housing: 9% Housing Credit | Bond/Tax Credit | 80/20 Bonds | 501(c)(3) Housing BondsSpecial Programs: Energy | Farmer/Rancher | Nonprofit FacilitiesLand Acquisition Program | Property Managers: Asset Management and Compliance Information for Investors: Official Statements, Annual Reports, Interim Information |  Privacy Notice | Requests for Public Records
 
Washington State Housing Finance Commission 
1000 2nd Avenue, Suite 2700, Seattle, Washington 98104 | Phone: 206-464-7139 or 800-767-4663 | Fax: 206-587-5113 | Contact Us
©1998-2018 All Rights Reserved