SAN DIEGO--(Shea Homes is offering Free Homebuyer Workshops nationwide throughout the months of September and October. During these workshops, industry experts from Shea Homes will offer advice and field questions from first-time and move-up buyers, as well as buyers looking to purchase after a short sale or foreclosure. The workshops will be held at Shea Homes communities in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, and Washington.)--
“Rebuilding credit is a challenge faced by many Americans today”
“We’ll focus on key strategies to help achieve home ownership and examine mortgage programs now available to first-time buyers, members of the military, those looking to move up into larger homes, and for those that have gone through a short sale or foreclosure,” said Bert Selva, president and CEO of Shea Homes. “We want to help our prospective buyers navigate the home buying process and take advantage of today’s favorable interest rates and value pricing.”
For a schedule of homebuyer workshops, visit http://www.sheahomes.com/homebuyingworkshop/ or call 866-712-5888.
Among other topics to be addressed are:
- How to get started by figuring out what you can afford
- How to apply for a loan
- Learn more about VA, FHA, and or other special loan programs available
- Comparing the cost of renting vs. buying
- Benefits of home ownership including tax advantages
- How to improve credit scores after going through a short sale or foreclosure
“Rebuilding credit is a challenge faced by many Americans today,” said Selva. “Our experts from Shea Mortgage can provide expert guidance to help prospective buyers repair their credit and return to home ownership.”
Shea Homes, an independent member of the Shea family of companies, is the oldest and largest family-owned homebuilder in the United States. For the second year in a row, Shea Homes has earned the prestigious J.D. Power Customer Service Champion recognition, one of only 50 companies to earn such a distinction in 2012. Honored in the company of such respected brands as Apple, Lexus, Four Seasons Hotels and Southwest Airlines, Shea Homes is the only homebuilder to receive this recognition two years in a row.