Continuing education classes being offered during PHFA’s 2015 Housing Forum

Real estate agents and mortgage bankers can earn continuing education credits

HARRISBURG – March 16, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency is offering continuing education classes for real estate agents and mortgage bankers in conjunction with the 2015 Commonwealth Housing Forum, to be held May 7, at Temple University’s satellite campus at Strawberry Square in Harrisburg. The classes are open to the public, but, space is limited. To register, please visit PHFA’s Forum webpage and click on “CE Credit” in the red header bar. The deadline to sign up for the classes is April 17.

The real estate class will qualify for seven hours of continuing education credits and will be instructed by the Greater Harrisburg REALTORS® Institute. The cost is $69 and includes the class, morning and afternoon snacks and the Thursday evening Forum networking event. Topics to be covered include “PHFA Training Program for Real Estate Licensees” and “Fair Housing in a Diverse World.”

The mortgage banker class will qualify for eight hours of continuing education credits and will be instructed by TrainingPro. The cost is $169 and includes the class, morning and afternoon snacks and the Thursday evening Forum networking event. Topics to be covered include, “Observation and Analysis: A Review of the New Integrated Disclosures,” “Privacy and Consumer Protection: Ethical Considerations for Mortgage Professionals,” “Comparing and Contrasting Traditional and Nontraditional Mortgages,” and “1-Hour Pennsylvania State-Specific Law.”

For additional information or questions, contact Renae Hodges at or 717.780.4016.

About PHFA
The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency works to provide affordable homeownership and rental housing options for older adults, low- and moderate-income families, and people with special housing needs. Through its carefully managed mortgage programs and investments in multifamily housing developments, PHFA also promotes economic development across the state. Since its creation by the legislature in 1972, it has generated nearly $11.9 billion of funding for more than 158,130 single-family home mortgage loans, helped fund the construction of 122,590 rental units, and saved the homes of more than 47,900 families from foreclosure. PHFA programs and operations are funded primarily by the sale of securities and from fees paid by program users, not by public tax dollars. The agency is governed by a 14-member board.

Contact: Renae Hodges
717-780-4016 (office)
717-870-6651 (cell)

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