Rockford Area Affordable Housing 10th Annual Home Buyers’ Fair

Saturday, March 25, the Rockford Area Affordable Housing Coalition will host its 10th Annual Home Buyers’ Fair. The event will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Patriots’ Gateway Center, 615 South Fifth St.

Visit with Realtors®, mortgage lenders, representatives from the City of Rockford and not-for-profit organizations regarding housing opportunities. Workshops will feature presentations about the steps to purchasing your home, establishing healthy credit, financing options, appraisals and home inspections, insuring your home, and affordable home buying programs.

Participants may enter their names into a drawing for a $1,000 Home Buyers Assistance Drawing as well as other door prizes. Admission is free.

The Rockford Area Affordable Housing Coalition’s goal is to strengthen the community by creating, preserving and providing access to safe, decent, affordable housing for all people within the greater Rockford area.

From the March 15-21, 2006, issue

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