FirstBank Mortgage Hosts Realtor Training Academy

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Realtor Training Academy at RE/MAX Renaissance
Realtor Training Academy at RE/MAX Renaissance

FirstBank Mortgage Bankers Chris Shoemake and Mandy Livingston of Hixson have teamed up to provide five courses for the RE/MAX Renaissance agents of Hixson. Topics have included purchasing Home Owners Insurance, Self-Employment Tax and Retirement Planning.

Monday’s subject, “What is a USDA Loan,” was taught by Mr. Shoemake who has over 18 years of experience in the mortgage industry.  The next session will be facilitated by Ms. Livingston in conjunction with the Tennessee Housing and Development Agency.

These bi-weekly meetings have equipped the agents with a better understanding of the rules pertaining to various loan products.  Additionally, they have received more knowledge on ways to manage their real estate practices, said officials. 

RE/MAX Renaissance of Hixson is at 6204 Hixson Pike, Suite 112, and now features eight real estate professionals with more than 40 years of combined experience in both residential and commercial sales.   Although located in Hixson, the firm serves clients throughout the Chattanooga area and Northwest Georgia.   

For more information,  please contact broker Brenda Purcell, at 648-8200 (office) or by cell phone 322-0011.



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