Dania Beach-FL- Every Wednesday from August 10 to August 31, 2022, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, the Dania Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (DBCRA) with assistance from SCORE Broward will host the Dania Beach Business Academy (DBBA) “First-time Homebuyer Strategies” course.
The course outline includes an overview of the entire home buying process and strategies on how to deal with the challenges of the South Florida market. Potential Homebuyers will learn the advantages and disadvantages between owning your home versus leasing your home. Presenters will cover the pre-approval process and available mortgage programs. Participants will also learn about preparing for the buy - credit repair and budgeting tips for down payment fees and closing costs.
“Dania Beach and Broward County recognize home ownership adds to a family’s economic stability and is a way to accrue net worth. The DBCRA wishes to prepare our residents for the opportunities of homeownership. The DBBA “First-time Homebuyer Strategies” course will explore the benefits of homeownership, how to prepare for the opportunity, and deliver a wealth of information to guide residents for success in our prime real estate market” says DBCRA Executive Director, K. Michael Chen.
The Dania Beach Business Academy First-Time Homebuyer Course Outline is as follows:
Webinar schedule
Aug 10:  Home Buying in South Florida:  Richard Barnhart, Broker & Owner, ByTheSea Realty

Aug 17:  Financing Your Home Purchase:  Patricia McKay, Mortgage Advisor, Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation

Aug 24:  Credit Repair and Tips on Saving Enough for the Purchase: Beverly Wright, AVP  CrediTools Services – Fairway Mortgage and Eric Yankwitt, Yankwitt Law Firm:   

Aug 31:  Broward County Affordable Housing Programs - Suzanne Weiss, Manager, Broward County Housing Finance Division’s Homeownership and Home Repair Sections and Robin Holley,Assistant Vice President, Affordable Housing Specialist, Mortgage-Synovus

For registration visit tinyurl.com/4rc8w2az