C.A.R. will hold the Endeavor to Achieve Homeownership - an informative and interactive event for potential homebuyers - on Saturday, May 25, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The event will include presentations from real estate and finance industry experts on how to repair credit, recover from a short sale or foreclosure, steps to accessing down payment assistance programs and what it takes to become a homeowner.
The Endeavor to Achieve Homeownership Fair will serve as a one-stop-shopping venue for individuals and families looking to enter the real estate market for the first time, or recover from the economic downturn. The fair is the perfect place for families looking to mix business with pleasure over the long Memorial Day weekend as it’s held at The California Science Center, which features the Space Shuttle Endeavor exhibit.
This event is FREE, and while registration is not required, it is encouraged.
FREE Educational Seminars:
All sessions will be provided in English (unless otherwise noted) with professional Spanish or Korean translation available for attendees.
The following seminars will be held on the day of the event with seating available on a first come, first served basis. Line up begins 10 min prior to the scheduled session:
9:45a - State of the Housing Market by Leslie Appleton Young, CAR Chief Economist
10:00a - Build Positive Credit by Lydiana Navarro, Experian
10:45a - Finance Today: Downpayment Assistance Programs, Wells Fargo
11:00a - Wealth Development (spanish) with CNN Money Contributor Louis Barajas
11:45a - Build Positive Credit by Lydiana Navarro, Experian
12:45p - All about Inspections - La Rocca Home Inspections
1:00 p - Wealth Development with CNN Money Contributor Louis Barajas
1:45 p - Restoring Your Credit, Freddie Mac
2:00 p - Working with a REALTOR, California Association of REALTORS
2:45 p - Finance Today: Downpayment Assistance Programs, Wells Fargo
3:00 p - Avoiding Foreclosure - Freddie Mac
3:45 p - How to get an offer accepted in this market, California Association
4:00 p - Thinking Like a Lender: Determine your Credit Worthiness, Freddie Mac
* * * ALL SESSION ATTENDEES WILL BE ENTERED INTO A DRAWING TO RECEIVE A FREE CREDIT COUNSELING SESSION BY EXPERIAN * * *
Hope to see you there!
California Association of REALTORS®
The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® is a statewide trade association dedicated to the advancement of professionalism in real estate. The Association develops and promotes programs and services that will enhance the members' freedom and ability to conduct their individual businesses successfully with integrity and competency and, through collective action, promotes the preservation of real property rights.
The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Housing Affordability Fund plays an active role in addressing the ongoing housing affordability crisis facing our state. The fund will raise and distribute funds and partner with other groups to promote housing and homeownership and address all housing opportunities locally and statewide.
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