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January 24, 2007 

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Albany, GA  --   The Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business and the Albany Diversity Council will sponsor a new construction and home buying seminar on Saturday, January 27, 2007 from 10am-3pm.; 222 Pine Avenue, Government Building , Albany Georgia.

The event is free with free parking in the parking deck adjacent to the Government Building.

                            "Preparing our Communities for Homeownership - wanna buy day"

Participants will gain insight into the home-buying process, become familiar with vendors and learn about their rights as homebuyers and homeowners.  There will be representatives from areas of housing, credit counseling, real estate, banking, and construction developers.

"Down payment assistance funds are available for home purchases from $5000 and up..........Cassandra Miller, Certified Housing Counselor

Dr. Russell Odom, Special Projects Director for the Office of the President of the National Baptist Convention and the Exodus Holding Group will be on hand to offer housing assistance for the New Albany Community Developments.

..........this type project has been successful in the Atlanta area through "Neighborworks America, a national organization promoting communities and families......there is great work to be done here in Albany......Dr. Russell Odom.

Also on hand will be D&E, A Financial Education and Training Institute..."..we are in the business of empowering communities, stimulating small business lending and economic development through training and education"......Carrie T. Harris, CEO

.....I'm sure the buyer will be satisfied with one of our many models"....Marlon Mitchell, CEO, East Bank Development

  • Over 225 lots are available for new home construction starting in February 2007
  • If you are looking to purchase a home or if you are a builder or construction worker, you don't want to miss this job opportunity.
  • FREE Hot Dogs and Drinks provided by Country Mortgages by Farm Credit, Southwest Georgia's real estate financing and acquisition specialists

                                                           Craig King, Mortgage Lender