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Homebuyer Fair April 29 at Washington Ave.

Homebuyer Fair April 29 at Washington Ave.

April 28, 2017 | Adult Services

Home ownership is the ultimate dream for many families, but buying a home can be a daunting process.

Albany Public Library is hosting the Capital Region Homebuyer Fair on Saturday, April 29, to provide potential homebuyers with valuable information to get them started on the path to owning a home.

The free event takes place from 10 am until 2 pm at the Washington Ave. Branch (161 Washington Ave.). The annual event is sponsored by the Affordable Housing Partnership.

Attendees will meet with lenders, home inspectors, realtors, attorneys, homeownership advisors, and others in the field. People can learn about the latest grant and down payment assistance programs available to Capital District homebuyers. Attendees can also get free credit reports (identification required) and pre-qualification for mortgage financing (recent pay stub required).

Experts will also present these free seminars:
• 10:30 am: Build Your Best Credit Score
• 11:30 am: Qualifying for a Mortgage
• 12:30 pm: Down Payment Resources

For more details about the Capital Region Homebuyer Fair, please contact the Affordable Housing Partnership at 434-1730.

Stephanie Simon

Stephanie Simon is manager of APL's Communication and Creative Services Department, which provides content and information for the library's website, social media, publications, videos, podcasts, and other outlets. Stephanie also manages APL's public relations and marketing efforts.