First-time homebuyers workshop deadline is today

Lincoln-Central Neighborhood Family Center is looking for first-time homebuyers to take part in a free workshop this weekend.

The center is organizing the workshop by Apprisen under the Lincoln-Central Neighborhood Homebuyer Program. It will be from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday at YES Cinema, on Jackson Street in downtown Columbus.

Topics for the workshop will include preparing for homeownership, working with a real estate agent, understanding budgets and credit history, finding and working with a lender, home inspections and home maintenance and preventing loan defaults. Attendees will receive a HUD homebuyer certificate of completion.

The workshop is being held in partnership with First Financial Bank and the Southern Indiana Housing and Community Development Corporation.

The deadline to sign up is noon today.

You can get more information or register by calling Lincoln-Central Neighborhood Family Center at (812) 379-1630 or by email [email protected].