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Do you dream of having a home of your own? As the average cost of renting an apartment soars, a monthly mortgage payment can be less than rent.

Whether you're a first-time homebuyer, considering homeownership in the near future, or seeking a refresher, join us for our 5th annual Capital Region Homebuyers Workshop and Expo.


 

Takeaways

  • Learn how to buy a house, step-by-step
  • Discover possible ways to cover costs
  • Get insider tips from the experts
  • Receive answers to your questions

Presented By
The mortgage experts of Homeowners Advantage (a subsidiary of CAP COM) are your hosts and presenters for this event. They will be joined by special guests.

Homebuying 101

Gain an understanding of the steps involved in finding a home, applying for a mortgage, financing options, and closing your house purchase – and the roles of the people you'll interact with along the way.

Homebuyer Dos and Don'ts

During this panel discussion and Q&A, hear from experienced professionals, including a real estate agent, real estate attorney, and licensed home inspector. Gain insights and practical tips, including 10 Mistakes to Avoid.

How Much Money Will I Need?

Between the down payment, closing costs, and miscellaneous extras, the money you'll need up front to buy a house really adds up. We’ll look at some ways to possibly reduce the cash burden, including 100% financing for eligible buyers.

Mortgage Process – What to Expect

Explore each step in the mortgage process: pre-approval, the application, financing options, and steps to closing. Discuss the information you'll need to gather when you apply for a mortgage loan and get tips for improving your credit in advance.

Homebuyers Expo

Visit exhibitors during breaks between education sessions, including local real estate agents, contractors, attorneys, and home inspectors.

Let's Talk

Any time during the event, meet with a Mortgage Loan Officer to chat about your situation and ask questions.

Admission is Free
Since space is limited, register in advance. At the event, enjoy light refreshments and the opportunity to win door prizes.*

Questions?
Contact us at workshops@capcomfcu.org.

Homebuyers Workshop and Expo

Sunday, April 14 from 1-4 p.m
The Albany Marriott, 189 Wolf Rd, Albany
Doors open at 12:15

Seats
What are you most interested in learning?
Do you have a CAP COM account?
*No purchase necessary. Must be 18 or older to enter, one entry per person. Employees of CAP COM FCU and its subsidiaries, its volunteers and their families are not eligible. IRS regulations may require that prizes/winnings be reported as income. You must be present to win.
Mortgage products are offered by our Mortgage Team, Homeowners Advantage (HOA), which is a subsidiary of CAP COM FCU. HOA is a Licensed Mortgage Banker - NYS Dept. of Financial Services. HOA NMLS Identifier: 290363. Principal Address: 4 Winners Circle, Albany NY 12205. CAP COM FCU NMLS Identifier: 401261.