Classes

AHFC offers classes, continuing education credits and certification exams for housing professionals ranging from financing options and energy efficiency to HUD regulations and inspector training.

For More Information

Access the complete listing of current course offerings, or contact Julie Kozlowski
 at 907-330-8211.


Financing a Home (for Builders and Real Estate Professionals)

AHFC offers a variety of mortgage loans for the Alaska consumer. "Financing a Home" provides the most up to date information on financing options with low interest rates, energy efficiency improvements, federally insured/guaranteed programs and AHFC program requirements.

Continuing education

Real estate professionals and builders participating in this class will earn four hours of continuing education credit.

The topics that will be covered:

  • AHFC Mortgage Programs
  • Rate Reduction for Energy Efficiency Program
  • Alaska Minimum Construction Standards
  • Alaska Building Energy Efficiency Standards (BEES)

Fee

This is a free class, however class size is limited so please pre-register.

Registration

No classes are scheduled at this time.


Housing Quality Standards (HQS) Inspector Training

A three-day course on what HUD expects, developing local standards and the responsibilities of the inspector, this class covers specific information on inspections for electricity, security, windows, walls, ceilings, floors, interiors, kitchens, heating, plumbing, general health and safety, lead based paint regulations and performance indicators for housing quality standards.

fee

Certification exams will be offered for each course for a fee.

Registration

No classes are scheduled at this time.


Advanced Inspector Training

This training takes place in a two-day course covering variations to acceptability criteria (impact of model codes, selection of improvements, etc.), building systems information on sites, foundations, electrical, plumbing, heating and ventilation systems.

Fee

Certification exams will be offered for each course for a fee.

Registration

No classes are scheduled at this time.


More Than a Mortgage Loan (for Real Estate Professionals)

Money-Saving Moment: In today's market, it's more than a mortgage loan. Get the nuts and bolts on how to help homebuyers empower themselves with information to be purchase ready. With mortgage rates at all-time lows, now may be a great time to purchase a new home or refinance -- if borrower's can meet loan criteria.

Continuing Education

As approved by Alaska Real Estate Commission, real estate professionals participating in this class will earn three hours of continuing education credit.

The topics that will be covered:

  • What you should know about financing
  • The qualification process
  • The impact of credit
  • Conventional, FHA, VA, USDA and HUD 184
  • Multi-Family & Greater Opportunities for Affordable Living programs
  • Interest rate reductions and more buying power
  • Property financing requirements and energy efficiency

fee

This is a free class, however class size is limited so please pre-register.

Registration

View a list of classes and register online.


New Construction of Energy-Efficient Homes

In this free seminar, hear what energy specialists have to say about the latest in building.

The presentation will include:

  • Latest technology & techniques
  • Building to Alaska energy standards
  • Green building, healthy indoors and affordable solutions

registration

No classes are scheduled at this time.


Uniform Physical Condition Standards (UPCS)

A three-day course on the background and regulatory authority of UPCS, this class covers training on UPCS software and navigation, UPCS definitions and understanding deficiencies, building systems, an overview of annual inspection processes, timelines and preparations as well as an actual on-site inspection.

fee

Certification exams will be offered for a fee.

registration

No classes are scheduled at this time.