Real estate brokerage DC Home Buzz as well as Federal Title & Escrow Co. and Kelly Wadsworth of SunTrust Mortgage are sponsoring the “10 Commandments of Home Buying,” a free first-time home buyer workshop on July 11 in Northwest Washington.

The workshop will cover several topics, including how buyers can figure out what they can afford; how to buy foreclosured houses; and how to think like an investor when purchasing a first home.

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In addition to hearing from real estate professionals, attendees will get first-hand experiences from new homeowners who attended previous workshops.

The workshop is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 3326 14th St. NW in the District’s Columbia Heights neighborhood.

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The workshop is free but requires registration. Sign up at www.dchomebuzz.com/about-us/events.

Michele Lerner is a freelance writer. To pass on a tip or news item, contact us at realestate@washpost.com and put “Town Square” in the subject line.