The city of Killeen will host two free first-time homebuyer education classes to provide information about the home-buying process, mortgage options, money management and goal-setting, credit control and purchase assistance programs.

The two meetings will be from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday and Feb. 24 in the Community Development Training room, 802 N. Second St., building E.

Information will also be provided about the Homebuyer Assistance Program.

First-time homebuyers with a low to moderate income level may qualify for up to $7,500 of purchase assistance funding to be used toward down payment and closing costs.

Additionally, properties may be eligible for repairs or rehabilitation to meet current building standards.

More information is available at

Advance registration is required by emailing or calling 254-501-7845. Attendees must be at least 17 years of age.

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