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Stop Wasting Money on Rent! Stop Renting and Start Owning
Sat, April 22, 2017, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM EDT
Sales Have Ended
Sales Have Ended
Stop Renting, Start Owning.
Here's your chance to learn from industry pros who can teach you the key tips and techniques for finding and buying the right home for you.
Attendees get a $250 credit toward closing costs and a $50 off coupon toward a home inspection.*
Even if you've owned a home before but it's been a while since you were in the market, or you've recently moved to Central Ohio, you can benefit from attending this seminar. Things have changed a lot in the real estate industry and the home search is a very different beast these days. It's definitely a seller's market so you have to be wise when choosing your new home, especially when it comes to negotiating a fair deal.
Concord Morgage Group, Northwest Title and Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, Habitation Investigation and Liberty Mutual Insurance Group come together in this unique opportunity to reveal the secrets of successful home buying and home ownership.
Topics covered include:
- Determining What You Can Afford: Pre-Approval, Choosing a Lender, Financing Options and Requirements
- Choosing the Right Home: Getting Expert Advice, Jaw Droppers and Show Stoppers, The Principles of Value
- Negotiating A Smart Contract: Contract Terms and Conditions, Contingencies and Obligations. Avoid Issues and Delays
- Getting Through the Appraisal Process: Inspection, Defects and Remedies
- Understanding Title Work: Title Search and Title Insurance
- Preparing for a Successful Closing
Your speakers for this event are:
Sam Hardy, Loan Officer and New Buyer Specialist at Concord Mortgage Group
As one of central Ohio's top mortgage professionals, Sam uses the latest technology and a keen attention to detail to facilitate a streamlined and stress-free home loan experience for every client, without exception. Sam has extensive experience with home mortgage loans for purchase and refinance, including Feberal Housing Administration (FHA), Veterans Administration (VA), and conventional home mortgage loans. He's helped hundreds and he can help you, too.
Rhonda Dybiec, REALTOR® and Estate Agent at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Calhoon Company Realtors
With your best interests at heart, Rhonda will find you the perfect home and help you negotiate the purchase contract that's best for you. Rhonda has lived in northwest Columbus for over 20 years and has practical experience with buying and selling homes so she's well positioned to help you steer clear of properties that aren't good investments toward one that you'll love for years to come.
Jim Troth, Certified Home Inspector, Certified Inspection Specialist at Habitation Investigation
Jim's value is in his experience of having inspected thousands of homes, helping buyers like you determine which home is a diamond and which one is a "dud". Jim has developed a comprehensive inspection protocol that will bring you a sense of confidence that you have all the information you need to make an informed and wise purchase decision. He has conducted inspections for hundreds of satisfied new home owners and has a team of inspectors that provide fast, efficient service.
Marisa Webb, Business Development Representative at Northwest Title
Your title company is one of the most essential resources in making sure you're buying what you think you're buying. Clear title means nobody else has a claim on your chosen property and it's the title company that insures this for you through thorough search and investigation service. With over eight years experience in title research and operations, Marisa knows the title industry, inside and out, and can help you navigate through all the details for closing and ensure it goes smoothly.
Megan Brooks, AU, LUTCF Personal Markets Insurance Agent at Liberty Mutual Insurance Group
Megan is an accomplished insurance agent with other 11 years insurance experience. She is recognized by her clients as both an expert and an advocate who keeps the best interests of her cients in mind through every decision and every recommendation. Megan is well-versed in the wide range of cost-effective programs and products that Liberty Mutual Insurance Group has to offer and can find you the best programs to meet your needs. Among her successes, she is a 4-time Libery Leader, has earned her post as Top Agent in the State of Ohio for the past three years in a row and has been named Life Leader and Life Mater for her exemplary work.
* Lender's credit is applicable from only Concord Mortgage and will be credited at the closing. Home inspection must be ordered from Habitation Investigation.