1st Time Homebuyer's Classes

 

Renewal provides 1st Time Homebuyers Classes to the public throughout the year.  The     2-day course provides information on banking, realtors, mortgage lenders, home inspectors, and much more.  Subjects of the course include understanding homeownership, selecting the right mortgage loan, understanding the value of good credit, shopping for a home, and reviewing mortgage documents.  

 

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Graduates of the July 2012 Homebuyer's Class

Renewal, Inc., a faith-based non-profit organization, in partnership with Community Trust Bank, offered a 2-day 1st Time Homebuyer Education Course on June 23 and 30, 2012.  Fifteen (15) participants completed the seminar held at the Lighthouse Church; Bishop Alvin B. Walker, Pastor.

 The course offered instruction on purchasing a home, the importance of a realtor, how to avoid predatory lending, mortgage closing, budgeting, understanding HUD-1 Settlement Statements, and much more.   The program was facilitated by Sonya Jacobs of Iberia Bank and Ericka Kelly of Renewal, Inc.  Guest speakers included: Gina Qualls and Amanda Mayo of Community Trust Bank, Ben Marshall of Bulldog Title Co., Carlton Parhms of Parhms Law Firm, LaKeisha January of Coldwell Banker, Ben Marshall of Bulldog Title Co., and Bruce Norwood of USDA Rural Development. This event was also supported with donations from the following organizations: Community Trust Bank, Regions Bank, Entergy Corporation, Bulldog Title Co., Parhms Law Firm, and Fiesta Nutrition Center.  

Graduates of the program were:

 

Battle,

Ladarious

Blackson,

Leah

Champ,

Latoya

Elzie,

Terrie

Jackson,

LaTesha

James,

Dewanna

Perry, Jr.,

Isaac

Rollins,

Kymira

Ross,

Shandricka

Ross,

Sharon

Simpson,

Kenya

Staten,

Dorothy

Wade,

Brandon

Wade,

Stephanie

WhiteHearn,

Marruth L.

Pictures of the June 2012 Class

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"House Cake" provided by Sweet Southern Bell Cakes-Dewanna James, Owner

 

 

 

See Highlights from past classes below:

 

 

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Graduates of the 1st Time Homebuyer's Training Held on June 11 and June 18, 2011.

 

  

 

 

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