Arlington, MA (PRWEB) January 15, 2009
First time home buyers can save thousands of dollars by attending a free seminar educating newcomers on the overwhelming process of selecting a home, the buying process, and various financing options. The seminar was tested on November 20th with overwhelming success, and due to popular demand, a series is being planned to aid spring buyers. The free series will again be held at Bowes GMAC Real Estate Offices at 1010 Massachusetts Avenue in Arlington on February 5th, March 19th, April 23rd and May 21st at from 7 to 8:30pm.
Bija Satterlee of Bowes GMAC Real Estate, and Michael Tanionos of JP Morgan Chase, offer years of experience and expertise to new buyers on today's endlessly changing real estate and financial markets.
Bija Satterlee, Realtor and Accredited Buyer Representative with Bowes GMAC Real Estate, one of the top five sellers of residential real estate in Arlington in 2007 and 2008, starts off the program. Specializing in working with first time home buyers, she anticipates the stages of readiness and needs of new buyers. In her presentation she helps newcomers understand the buying process, clarify their criteria, generate an effective MLS Search, highlight the advantages to having a Buyer Agent, explain what to expect from Offer to Closing, and identify common pitfalls buyers sometimes make without a home-buying education.
Michael Tanionos, Senior Lending Consultant for JP Morgan Chase, comes with extensive experience in every facet of lending, having worked at banks as well as mortgage companies, and in various roles that include both operations and sales. He finishes the program and covers how to determine the price range you need to target, what amount should be given in a down payment, and how your credit score impacts the process. Seminar attendees can have all of their questions answered, from pre-approval to closing, while explains the challenging credit market in the last 20 years.
To register for any of these free seminars, please email Bija Satterlee at Bsatterlee@bowesre.com or call 781-354-4835 or 508-360-4314. Take advantage of these opportunities to obtain useful knowledge needed for first time home buyers.