Educational Events

Outreach events for Homebuyers, Realtors and Mortgage Professionals

Our outreach team provides support and expertise at a variety of events, including workshops, seminars, homebuyer fairs, real estate meetings and affordable housing related conferences. We are here to help our Participating Lenders and related real estate professionals reach potential homebuyers and educate them on the opportunities provided through the GSFA homeownership programs whether that support is in the form of information and materials or as a host, speaker or sponsor.


Looking for a professional panelist or speaker at a housing event?

Complete the Event Participation Request form. All requests are subject to review and staff availability.


Date Event Description

May 14, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Homebuyer Event

FREE - Webinar Event

More info | Register

Learn about:

  • What you need to know about California Housing Crisis and why you must buy now.
  • How to qualify for a Forgivable Loan or receive a grant for Down Payment and Closing Costs from GSFA from 5% to 7% in assistance.
  • How to Qualify for Down Payment and Closing assistance Loan with CALHFA from 3% to 3.5% in down payment assistance and 3% in closing cost.
  • Learn about portfolio loans for Doctors, Lawyers, Ph.D., and CPAs that only require 5% down and No Mortgage Insurance up to 1.5 million dollars
  • Home Purchase Strategies and Programs to Help You Buy Now!

Hosted by Rev. ULIS G. Redic, Pastor. Co-sponsored by GSFA.

May 28, 2022

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Homebuyer Event for Los Angeles Area Buyers

FREE - Webinar Event

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This is an 8-hr comprehensive workshop in a Live Webinar format. After your complete the counseling session you will receive a certificate from FACE, a HUD-approved housing counseling agency, needed for many first-time homebuyer programs.

Learn about:

  • Programs that provide financial assistance for both first-time and non-first-time homebuyers.
  • Understand the home buying timeline and role of key players like housing counselors, real estate agents, loan officers, appraisers, home inspectors, title and escrow officers.
  • Find out how to qualify for a home loan under the best rates and terms available.
  • Learn the techniques for building a mortgage-ready credit profile quickly.

Sponsors include GSFA, LA Partners in Homeownership, FACA LA, ICFA and Freddie Mac

June 14, 2022

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Realtor Event "STEPS Toward Homeownership"

FREE - Webinar Event

More info

The STEPS Toward Homeownership program has been cut down into digestible sections providing resources for REALTORS® to educate renters, prospective first-time home buyers, clients who have had a prior foreclosure or short sale, and Baby Boomers interested in helping their children or grandchildren become responsible homeowners.

Experts will share philosophies on:

  • Strategies for Financial Health
  • Engaging in the Process
  • Products for Success

Hosted by California Association of REALTORS®; Co-sponsors include GSFA.



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