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Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.
15th Annual Homebuyer Fair
700 Elm Street
The Homebuyer Fair featured a variety of exhibitors, including: lenders, real estate companies, non-profit housing agencies, title companies, and state and federal agencies. In addition, New Hampshire Housing offers a number of free on-site seminars about various topics the day of the event. Attendees will learn how to establish good credit, how to determine which type of mortgage is right for them, how to start their search for a home, and much more. Individuals wishing to register for a seminar may do so the day of the event. The public is welcome and admission is free. There will also be a raffle held for door prizes!
Location: Radisson Hotel Manchester - Center of New Hampshire, 700 Elm St., Manchester, NH.
2017 Schedule for On-site Seminars:
Time 9:45 a.m.
Mortgage Lending Basics for First-Time Homebuyers - Join New Hampshire Housing to learn the first step in purchasing your home. This presentation will give you a basic understanding of the importance of credit, how to apply for your first mortgage and an overview mortgage programs specifically designed for you, the first-time homebuyers.
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Home Buying in 2016 - What is a REALTOR and how do you find one? Is it a buyer's market, and, if so, is it the right time to buy? What does it mean to buy a "bank-owned property" and what are the risks for a first-time homebuyer? An experienced REALTOR shares tips and advice to help you find the right home in today's real estate market.
Time: 12:15 p.m.
Finding a Great Home - Searching for the right home can be confusing and challenging. Learn how to narrow your list from a licensed home inspector. Discover what is physically important to look at and understand when searching for your first home. What are some of the common issues homes have and what would be a major concern. Understanding the important systems of a house can help to make a good house a great home.
2017 Exhibitor List:
- American Eagle Realty
- Berkshire Hathaway Home Services- Verani
- Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
- Greater Manchester Habitat for Humanity
- Keller Williams Metropolitan Realty
- Liberty Mutual Insurance
- Merrimack Mortgage Company
- New Hampshire Association of Exclusive Buyer Agents
- New Hampshire Association of REALTORS®
- New Hampshire Community Loan Fund
- New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority
- Paramount Settlement Services
- People's United Bank
- RE/Max 1st Choice
- Regency Mortgage Corp
- Residential Mortgage Services
- SNHS- Lead and Healthy Homes
- Southern New Hampshire Inspections
- St. Mary's Bank
- The Way Home
- U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, Loan Guaranty Division
- USDA/Rural Development
Event Day Parking: There is a fee for onsite parking. Please bringing your parking ticket to us for validation. There is limited free parking on the street, but not all metered parking on the street may be free the day of the Homebuyer Fair. Arrive early for the best parking availability. Other events may be going on at the same time as the Homebuyer Fair.