Delaware Homebuyer Fair set for April 21


WILMINGTON, DE – Families and others who want to learn more about buying a home can get a wealth of information at the free Delaware Homebuyer Fair this weekend. The April 21 event at the Chase Center on the Riverfront, running from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., offers educational seminars on every aspect of homebuying, as well as the chance to connect with service providers in the real estate, financing, and home buying fields.

The event, in its eighth year, typically draws between 350 and 400 people. A complete agenda is available on DSHA’s website.

“The Homebuyer Fair offers a one-stop experience for people at all stages of the homebuying process to get all the information they need,” said Delaware State Housing Authority Director Anas Ben Addi. “We make it as easy as possible for potential buyers to become better prepared and feel comfortable with buying a home.”

Seminars will cover topics such as finding properties, obtaining low-cost financing, down payment assistance, home inspections and maintenance, and budgeting. Attendees can earn credit toward HUD Homebuyer Education Certificate requirements.

The Homebuyer Fair is presented by the Delaware State Housing Authority in partnership with the Delaware Federation of Housing Counselors. Sponsors include Caine Mitter, Comcast, Cozen & O’Connor, Drinker Biddle, the Delaware Health Care Commission, FHLB Pittsburgh, George K. Baum, Greenberg Traurig, GROWTH by NCRC, Highlands Mortgage, Hilltop Securities, Lakeview Loan Servicing, Meridian Mortgage, Sharon Stewart / Keller Williams, $tand By Me and Ward & Taylor.