Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. To Host Homebuyer's Seminar On June 1

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

The local chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is partnering with area mortgage lenders and nonprofit agencies to present the DST Homeownership Initiative Seminar Building Blocks of Homeownership. 

The free seminar will be held on Saturday, June 1, from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. at Chattanooga Housing Authority at 801 N. Holtzclaw Ave.

Area residents who are interested in becoming first time homeowners will have an opportunity to learn and explore all aspects of the home purchasing process, including what to expect when buying a home, down payment and closing cost options, criteria lenders use to examine applicants, and current homebuyer's assistance resources and programs.
 
Organizers said, "Program participants will not only be supplied with a wealth of information that will help them achieve the American Dream but also a complimentary catered breakfast and lunch."
 
To attend, contact Carol Johnson at 423 752-4828 by May 30.

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