LACONIA — On March 22, would-be homeowners can learn everything they need to know about buying a home in a full-day seminar offered by the Laconia Area Community Land Trust (LACLT), a HUD-approved housing counseling agency, and sponsored by Northway Bank.
So far, 287 first-time homebuyers have graduated from LACLT's program, representing nearly $43 million in local home purchases.
The seminar, to be held at the Community Room at the Laconia Police Department at 126 New Salem St., takes place on Saturday, March 22 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Topics include:
§ Credit and Budgeting
§ Qualifying for a Mortgage
§ Working with a Realtor®
§ The Home Inspection Process
§ 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.
Laconia Area Community Land Trust, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is a member of NeighborWorks® America, and is supported in part by membership donations and the Granite United Way. Its mission is to assist low and moderate income families achieve economic self-sufficiency through the development of permanently affordable housing opportunities and associated support programs. For more information about LACLT and its programs, call 524-0747, or visit www.laclt.org.