Housing Academy

Free Homebuyer Education

Who are the instructors? 

Washington Housing Association utilizes exceptional professionals who are considered experts in their industry. All instructors donate their time, energy and resources free of charge. These talented individuals are greatly valued for their committment. 

What do we do about lunch?

Lunch breaks typically last 30 minutes.

However, this may vary depending on the location and instructor. It is a good idea to plan ahead and bring a drink and snack.

Will my information be sold or distributed?

No. We have high security measures to protect against the loss or misuse of all your information. We will never share, sell or distribute your information, unless you give us written permission to do so. 

Where are the classes being held?

Washington Housing Association classes are held in several locations around the Puget Sound. Fire stations, libraries, and sometimes community centers are commonly used. If you live in an area where no classes are available, an online course may be for you.  


Can I bring a friend or relative?

Yes; Please provide all attendee names to our seminar coordinator to ensure a seat is available.

What is your cancellation policy?

Providing a free service is sometimes very difficult and frustrating. There have been registrants who have abused the enrollment system by canceling several times, or just not showing up to the class. A student will not be allowed to reschedule if he/she fails to notify

us within 24 hours of their scheduled class. 

How do I enroll in this class?

Just click the "Enroll" or "Find A Class" icon. Choose a class that best fits your schedule and then fill out the registration form. You will receive a confirmation number with ticket. 

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the class?

Originally designed as an all day, eight hour program, the current class lasts the state-required minimum five hours with additional time afterward for one-on-one questions.  At the end of your course you will receive a certificate from Washington Housing Finance Commission.  This certificate will be valid for two years.


Is this a big sales pitch?

No solicitation is allowed in the class room by instructors or attendees. Any industry professionals who intend to solicit or disrupt the class will be asked to leave immediately.

Unlock the mystery of the home buying process!

Remove the mystery and learn how to purchase a home the right way.  Many people that live in Washington state have been confronted with foreclosures, bank owned, and short sales properties as an option when purchasing a home.  Learn how to negotiate these types of properties and avoid contracts that will hold you to them; especially if you find facts that are detrimental to the property and your investment.  Many homebuyers in Washington state don't even know what to avoid when purchasing a home in this market.  Join us by attending a free class and learn the home buying process step-by-step while avoiding huge mistakes and blunders that most homebuyers make.  Over 20,000 people have attended this exciting class and you should attend as well if you are thinking of purchasing a home now or in the near future. 

We cover a ton of financing options and downpayment assistant programs. Our home buyer seminar is sponsored by Washington Housing Finance Commission.  Programs like Home Advantage and any of the downpayment assistant programs require that you attend our 5-hour course.  You will receive a certificate at the end of the class.  This certificate is valid for 2-years.  Most homebuyers are not aware of these loan programs.  Washington Housing Association's homebuyer seminar reveals what most industry professionals don't want you to know.  You will leave our class with immovable confidence and a leg-up on your path towards homeownership!