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    Free Homeownership Education Event

» 4th Annual OC Home Fair | Saturday, January 30, 2016

Learn How to Buy, Sell, and Invest in Real Estate

The Southern California Home Fair is a community event designed to provide home owners, home buyers, renters, and seasoned investors with free, personalized and comprehensive information from some of the leading experts in real estate. Attendees can choose from over 25 classes, offered in four sessions, on a variety of relevant topics including: buying your first home, creating dynamic real estate investment strategies, maximizing the value of your home, and much more.

+ - Session 1 (12:00 - 12:30 p.m.)

Ron Siegel First Time Buyers and Loans
Nabil Captan Ways to Improve Your Credit Score
Todd Burns & Matt Clements "Waiting" to Buy a Home
Debbie Bannister 1031 Exchange: Deferring Capital Gains Tax
Dirk Pierce Reverse Mortgages

+ - Session 2 (12:45 - 1:15 p.m.)

Kathleen Monroe Avoiding Costly Buyer Mistakes
Ron Siegel Retiring on $18K/Month with No 401(k), No IRA, a Mortgage and a Plan
Latrice Lavender The Escrow Process
Kathleen Garito & Aubrey Antis Staging Your Home for Top Dollar
Anibal Pabon & Eric Wu Home Buying Strategy for Millenials
Affordable Housing Clearinhouse Down Payment Assistance

+ - Session 3 (1:30 - 2:00 p.m.)

Eric Wu Loan Varieties - Choose Your Own Adventure!
Lynn Clancy & Lisa Dunn What Every Veteran Needs to Know about Buying a Home
Rick Yerger What to Expect with your Home Inspection
Angie Weeks Automatic Millionaire Homeowner
Frank Gordon Renovation and Home Construction Financing

+ - Session 4 (2:15 - 2:45 p.m.)

Kathleen Monroe Avoiding Costly Buyer Mistakes
Ron Siegel Retiring on 18K/Month with No 401(k), No IRA, a Mortgage and a Plan
Robert Frias Tax Benefits of Homeownership
Lance Indes & Scott Chaplin Closing Costs: What Should I Expect?
Mike Chou & Steve Ngo Moving on Up: Making a Smooth Transition

+ - Session 5 (2:30 - 3:00 p.m.)

Ron Siegel First Time Buyers and Loans
Brian Kimball Fire Your Landlord
Ryan Grant How to Buy a Home with Student Loan Debt
Bonny Hsu & Caroline Ma How to Bid and Win: Writing a Stronger Offer
Kendrick Kim Property Management: Do's and Don'ts

+ - HUD Certified First Time Home Buyer Class

NeighborWorks® Orange County’s HomeOwnership Center offers the most comprehensive homebuyer education and counseling programs in Orange County. Homebuyer Education and Counseling is a big part of what the HomeOwnership Center is all about. “Knowledge is power” and prospective homebuyers learn about the home buying process and the responsibilities of homeownership. Our education workshops include Homebuyer Orientation and Homebuyer Education which are complemented with personalized individual counseling. All homeownership education courses are HUD, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac approved and taught in a classroom setting by certified housing counselors and experienced housing professionals.

Attendees who complete the day-long class will receive a certification of completion in a HUD-Approved Home Buyer Education Program.

Register Here!
(This is an additional program to the OC Home Fair and requires a $25 registration)

Parking & Directions

Beckman Hall

Chapman University

393 North Glassell Street,
Orange, CA 92866

Get Directions

We suggest you park in Lastinger Parking Structure.

Parking permits are $2 for 2 hours, $3 for 4 hours, or $5 for 12 hours.

Speaker Profile: Angie Weeks

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Angie Weeks has been an Orange County Realtor for over a decade and is passionate about helping first time home buyers. As part of her mission to give back to the community, she helped create the annual OC Home Fair and contributes every year to teach classes and plan the event.

Become a Speaker

The Southern California Homeownership Day features some of Orange County's leading experts in Real Estate. If you are interested in becoming a speaker, please submit your information for consideration.