The city of Killeen will host a free first-time homebuyer education class Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Community Development Training Room, 802 N. Second St., Building E.

Participants will receive information regarding the home buying process, mortgage options, money management and goal-setting, credit control and purchase assistance programs, according to a release from the city.

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.

Advance registration is required and may be completed online at, by email at or by phone at 254-501-7845. Attendees must be at least 17 years of age.

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