LACONIA — Laconia Area Community Land Trust, is offering a full-day seminar providing would-be homeowners information about how to purchase a home. The seminar will take place Saturday, Aug. 24, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lakes Region Community Services Conference Room in Laconia.

Topics for this seminar will include credit and budgeting, qualifying for a mortgage, working with a real estate agent, the home inspection process, and the closing process.

The First-time Homebuyer Seminar is free and open to the public. Advance registration is required, and lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Register by calling Debra Drake, LACLT's Homeownership Director at (603) 524-0747 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. LACLT's full seminar and workshop schedule is available online at www.laclt.org.