Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Homeowner Workshops

Mayor Kwame M. Kilpatrick and the Detroit Home- ownership Preserv- ation Enterprise will partner to host two workshops to provide current homeowners and future homebuyers with information to make homeownership easier in the NEXT Detroit.

The first Detroit Neighborhood Homeownership Workshop, and the one closest to the Warrendale neighborhood, will happen on Tuesday, June 26 at the Northwest Activities Center (18100 Meyers) from 2-7 p.m. A second one will take place on Thursday June 28 at the Samaritan Center (5555 Conner) from 2-7 p.m.

Counselors will be present to answer questions about:
  • Financial and Credit Management;
  • Predatory Lending;
  • Foreclosure Prevention;
  • Home Preservation;
  • Renter/Landlord Rights and Responsibilities; and
  • Taxes and Insurance.
They will also give tips about being a first time homebuyer. Homes available for purchase in the city of Detroit will also be featured during these workshops. Each workshop is free and open to any resident interested in becoming more financially savvy.

Refreshments will be served. There is no charge for parking and there will be prize drawings.
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