By Michael Souza
PBN Staff Writer
WESTERLY – Washington Trust and Rhode Island Housing will host a free seminar, “First-Time Homebuying Made Easy,” on Tuesday, April 24, beginning at 6 p.m. at Washington Trust’s Franklin Street Office at 126 Franklin St., Westerly.
The seminar will explore all aspects of the home purchasing process, including what to expect when buying a home, down payment and closing cost options, the criteria lenders use to examine applicants, and program qualifications. Speakers will include a Rhode Island Housing representative, a Consumer Credit Counseling Service representative, and Janell Hayes Bruno, Washington Trust vice president, mortgage lending.
Reservations are required to ensure space and course material availability. Attendees will receive the homebuyer's education certificate required for Rhode Island Housing financing. For reservations, call Tammy Fisher at Rhode Island at 401-457-1245.