Northwest NEWS

April 9, 2001


Free workshop for home buyers

The Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle together with Chase Manhattan Mortgage Corporation will sponsor a free workshop entitled Why Rent When You Can Own Your Home.
   The workshop is designed to show renters how they can afford to buy a home.
   The free workshop will lead participants through the process of assessing their ability to secure financing and determining exactly how much they can afford to spend on a home. Workshop participants will learn valuable information about the settlement process, traditional and non-traditional financing and qualifying for a loan.
   Information on how to improve your credit rating, along with a free credit report will be available.
   The workshop will be held on April 21 from 10 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. in the Board Room of the Urban League at 105 14th Ave., Seattle.
   Limited seating is available and registration is required.
   To register for the workshop call the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle at (206) 461-3697.