Thursday, February 11, 2016

Genesis Offers Pottstown Classes on Homebuying

Blogger's Note: The following was provided by Genesis Housing Corporation.

Learn how to make the most of your money, to make smart money decisions and learn the best ways to reduce your debts. Learn how to improve your credit scores. Make good decisions with your money. Learn what they never covered in school!

Genesis Housing Corporation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit community development corporation, will hold FREE classes on Wednesday evenings, March 2nd, March 9th and March 16th from 7 to 9 PM, at the YWCA, 315 King Street in Pottstown.

The classes are designed to help to:
  • Understand Credit -- Information on credit scores, improving your scores, re-establishing credit, dealing with debt. Class participants can obtain a free credit report with scores from the three major credit reporting services. (March 2, 2015)
  • Money Management – Information on preparing realistic budgets that are more than just monthly bills, prioritizing spending in tough times and understanding how current spending impacts your future financial options. (March 9, 2015)
  • Home Buying Basics -- Information the home buying process -- finding a realtor, home inspections, Agreements of Sale, mortgages and first-time homebuyer grant programs. (March 16, 2015)
Nikki Holcroft, an award winning and certified housing counselor, will teach the classes. Ms. Holcroft has more than twenty-five years experience working as a housing counselor, mortgage banker and community lender. Ms. Holcroft has worked with Genesis Housing Corporation since 2001 and teaches monthly classes on credit, money management and the home buying process.

Holcroft also provides individual housing counseling sessions to help clients achieve their financial goals. Holcroft has worked with families to restructure their mortgages, avoid foreclosures and reduce their debts.

Registration can be made online at or by calling Genesis Housing Corporation at 610-275-4357.

The Pottstown classes are funded, in part, by National Penn Bank. Additional funding was provided by Montgomery County.

For more information on Genesis Housing Corporation programs, please call 610-275-4357 or visit our web site at

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