Affordable Housing Solutions: What Every REALTOR® Should Know
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When: May 15, 2014
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association
1330 Lee Road
Orlando, Florida  32810
United States
Contact: Professional Development

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Make homeownership dreams come true

This course provides an overview of Florida Housing's homeownership programs with special emphasis on The Florida Housing Single Family Bond Program that provides affordable home financing alternatives, through low interest rate mortgages, down payment and closing costs assistance to families throughout the state of Florida.

Topics include:

  • Why you should care about affordable housing
  • Homeownership programs offered by Florida
  • Housing Finance Corporation – including down payment assistance programs
  • Mortgage Credit Certificate Program – turn your home purchase into a recurring tax credit
  • Predatory lending practices: subprime vs. predatory lending

A well-informed REALTOR® is the driving force that will put more eligible buyers into homes!


Sandy Gaver, single family programs manager at the Florida Housing Finance Corporation, is responsible for managing the First Time Homebuyer Program as well as conducting lender and REALTOR® training throughout the state. Prior to joining Florida Housing's affordable housing team, Sandy worked as an originator, specializing in affordable housing products.

Charles "Chip" White, single family programs administrator at the Florida Housing Finance Corporation, is responsible for promoting and administering the state's First Time Homebuyer Program. As a successful REALTOR® in Tallahassee, Mr. White has worked in the Florida real estate, lending and financial services industry for more than 30 years.

May 15, 2014

9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.

ORRA Members: $15
Non-ORRA Members: $30
On-site: + $15



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Business casual attire requested for educational programs.

Course provided by
Florida Housing Finance Corporation

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