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Posted on: September 22, 2021

[ARCHIVED] The City of Killeen offers first-time homebuyer assistance program to Hispanic and Latino community

The class provides an opportunity to learn about owning your first home

KILLEEN, Texas (Sep. 22, 2021) – The City of Killeen’s Community Development Department is partnering with Bancorp South to provide a free, First-Time Homebuyer introductory course that is completely presented in Spanish. This event is a part of the City’s First-Time Homebuyer Assistance Program. This combined effort is in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month and the diversity of residents in Killeen.

The event will be on Oct. 2 from 8a.m. – 1p.m. via Zoom. The course will focus on the advantages and disadvantages of being a homeowner, how to manage money and credit, loan/mortgage options, how to find a real estate professional, the home-buying process from the initial contract to closing on a home, and access to other purchase assistance programs.

For more information, participants are asked to register for this course for free on the City of Killeen’s website at www.killeentexas.gov/hap by Wednesday, Sept. 29. For questions, they may call (254) 501-7843 en español or 7844.

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