Property Virgins 101

Benning/Dorothy I. Height Library

Property Virgins 101

Homeownership: Why Rent When You Can Buy?

New homeowners
On Saturday, Sept. 29, from 1-2:30 p.m., the Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neighborhood Library and Realtor Ericka S. Black will present a crash course in homeownership.

This free seminar will help you understand how the dreams of homeownership can become a reality. Get your questions answered and learn how millions of Americans build financial security and wealth through homeownership.

Learn about:
  • understanding credit,
  • qualifying for a loan,
  • types of loans,
  • need-to-know tips for first-time homebuyers,
  • assistance programs/HPAP,
  • benefits of homeownership and
  • finding the right home. 

Get expert advice that will be provided by Ericka S. Black, Realtor, Central Properties; Christopher Boston, Mortagage Banker, FitzGerald Financial Group; and Gray Smithson, HPAP Assistant Program Manager, Greater Washington Urban League. 

Come and enjoy free food and refreshments from Chick-Fil-A, District Heights.

This program is free and open to the public.

(Photo by USDAgov / Flickr)