Registration for March and April First Time Homebuyers classes now open

February 6th, 2018

Thinking about buying a home? Know before you buy! Registration for WCAP’s First Time Homebuyers classes scheduled for March 3 & 4, 2018 and April 7 & 8, 2018 are both now open.

  • Understand all the steps in the home buying process
  • Learn about all the costs involved
  • Set goals and prepare for homeownership
  • Avoid being scammed or taken advantage of
  • Protect and grow your investment

About Our Courses
Live classes are 10 hours in length, divided into two weekend day sessions. Classes allow students to earn a certificate to present to a bank or other lender that can help qualify for certain first-time homebuyer rates and programs. All courses are designed to help students get all the questions answered without feeling obligated to buy a home or work with a particular professional.
 

Homebuyer education classes follow the State of Maine “HoMEworks” curricula. These classes allow students to gain the knowledge necessary to take charge of the project of home buying by describing the processes involved, the rights and obligations of both the buyer and any agents involved, reviewing the type of financial options available, and discussion of the pitfalls to avoid. These classes are currently recommended by most lenders as part of the lending process and also open the door to financial assistance on certain mortgage products. These classes are recommended as a starting point for anyone planning to buy a home.

 

For more information or to register, click here and look under the “Classes” tab.


Posted in Housing

February Transportation Advisory Work Group Meetings

February 2nd, 2018

Please join us for a public meeting of our transportation advisory work groups. The purpose of these meetings is to bring together community members and stakeholders throughout Region 5 (Waldo, Knox, Lincoln, and Sagadahoc counties, plus Brunswick and Harpswell) who are interested in the advancement and improvement of public transportation. The goal is to establish a working group centered on route and rate development, communication and coordination, and funding resources.
 
Transportation work advisory group meetings for February are scheduled as follows:
 
Waldo County:
Date: Tuesday, Feb. 13th
Time: 3:00-5:00
Location: Wentworth Event Center, Belfast
 
Knox and Lincoln Counties:
Date: Tuesday, Feb. 20th
Time: 2:30-4:30
Location: Penobscot Chamber of Commerce, 1 Park Dr., Rockland
 
Sagahadoc County, Brunswick, Harpswell:
Date: Tuesday Feb. 27th
Time: 2:00-4:00
Location: Bath City Hall, Bath

 

We want to ensure that anyone interested has access to this meeting. If you need any of the following assistance, please let us know 3 business days prior to the meeting you would like to attend:
• Sign language interpreter
• Foreign language interpreter: specify language
• Large print documents
• Transportation
• Other: please specify
 
If you can’t attend the meeting, but would like more information, please feel free to contact our Community Engagement Facilitator, Steffanie Pyle, at:
 
Tel: (207) 930-7380
E-Mail: spyle@midcoastpublictransportation.org


Posted in Transportation


WCAP

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Belfast, Maine 04915
Phone: (207) 338-6809