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Finance & Law Classes

Finance and Law Classes

Principles of Landlord/Tenant Law
Covers oral and written leases, landlord and tenant duties, the Pennsylvania Landlord and Tenant Act, and breaches of lease and eviction procedures. Also reviews Pennsylvania escrow-deposit requirements, a form lease with the plain-language requirements, and amendments to the federal Fair Housing Act.

LSP 2365 / Length: 3 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $45; Non-Sponsoring $65

CRN 1065 Monday
March 29
6-9 p.m. Online
CRN 826 Monday
April 26
6-9 p.m. Online
CRN 216

Monday
July 12

6-9 p.m. Exton
CRN 598 Monday
July 26
6-9 p.m. Marple
Buying/Selling a Home in Today's Market

Whether you’re a first-time buyer or haven’t purchased a home in a number of years, this class will teach you current “best practices” of home buying. Part 1: Overview of the Home Buying Process. Part 2: Financing Your Purchase. Part 3: Looking at Houses, Making the Offer, and Negotiating the Contract.

LSP 5894 / Length: 3 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $39; Non-Sponsoring $59

CRN 2150 Wednesday
March 24
6-9 p.m. Online
CRN 645 Wednesday
June 23
6-9 p.m. Marple
Estate Planning for Baby Boomers

Don’t leave a mess for your heirs. Presented by an estates attorney with a Master of Law in Taxation, learn how prepare your estate properly in the case of disability or death. Note: This class is not eligible for College Over 60.

LSP 5899/ Length: 2.5 hours

Cost: $44

CRN 2724 Tuesday
April 20
7-9:30 p.m. Online
CRN 647 Thursday
June 3
7-9:30 p.m. Online
Real Estate Taxes & Appeal Process

With the pending countywide reassessment of Delaware County, which will impact every property owner, do you need some help with understanding the changes? During this session you will gain a basic overview of your real estate taxes, assessment, and the assessment appeal process.

LSP 5909 / Length: 2 hours

Cost: Sponsoring $29; Non-Sponsoring $49

CRN 1950 Monday
April 12
7-9 p.m. Online
CRN 644 Tuesday
June 15
7-9 p.m. Marple

Financial Workshop
We believe financial education is an important step in helping you achieve a better future. That is why our Financial Workshop: Your Source for Financial Education offers clear and practical investing education in a convenient and comfortable format. By attending our workshop, you’ll gain a better understanding of the key principles of saving and investing and also learn specific strategies to help reach your long-term goals.

LSP 5929 / Length: 6 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $87; Non-Sponsoring $107

CRN 2728 Tuesday
January 19-February 2
6:30-8:30 p.m. Online

Social Security: When to Collect?
At what age should you begin to collect Social Security benefits? How does working in your retirement affect your benefit? Discuss how to make the big decision, learn strategies to maximize your benefit, and learn how working in retirement can affect your decision.

LSP 5707 / Length: 2 hours
Cost: $39

CRN 1076 Thursday
February 18
7-9 p.m. Online
CRN 2151 Thursday
April 1
7-9 p.m. Online
CRN 295 Thursday
June 24
7-9 p.m. Marple
CRN  Thursday
August 5
7-9 p.m. Marple

Empty Nesters
Designed to help Seniors plan to move on to the next phase of life. The children are grown, and mom and dad no longer need that large, multi-story house with a big yard and ongoing maintenance. Learn about resources and housing options to consider, and help put true priorities in order.

LSP 5895 / Length: 2 hours
Cost: $29

CRN 1366 Wednesday
February 10
6-8 p.m. Online
CRN 646 Wednesday
June 16
6-8 p.m. Marple
Legal Advice for Buying/Selling Your Home

An experienced real estate lawyer explains the forms your real estate agent will use (listing contract, agreement of sale, title report, and settlement sheet). Additionally, we will discuss the home sale/purchase process, as well as how to work with the agent.

LSP 5924/ Length: 2.5 hours
Cost: Sponsring $34; Non-Sponsoring $54

CRN 2149 Thursday
April 1
7-9:30 p.m. Online
CRN 466 Tuesday 7-9:30 p.m. Marple