Feb 21, 2017 Tuesday

Rookie Home Buyers Training Camp

6:30p.m. to 8:00p.m.
Trade School Indy @ Rabble Coffee
2119 E 10th St
Indianapolis US

You probably keep hearing people say things like “Now is the time to buy!” and “Why pay that much in rent when you could be in your own home?” The truth is – interest rates are low, and it is a great time to purchase a home! We want to make sure you know exactly how the process goes – from getting pre-qualified to closing and getting the keys handed over to you! We are lending, real estate and insurance professionals and want to help you as you embark on the exciting journey of home ownership! In this class, you will learn the basics of the home buying process, as well as helpful tips and things to consider! Even if you already own a home, we have valuable tips and best practices to make sure that your next purchase is smooth and stress-free! If you are an existing homeowner, feel free to bring a copy of your latest mortgage statement or insurance declaration page and we are happy to review and give advice! Our class is accepting barter items that will be donated to the Legacy House. The Legacy House is an organization that provides free support and counseling services for adults and children who are victims of violence. They work with people from all walks of life who are facing a variety of challenges. We will have a representative from the organization at our class so you can learn more!

Bring one of the following:
*email classes@tradeschool.coop to volunteer at this class (this is your barter!)
*have your own goods or services to offer? arrange your own barter by emailing your teacher
Art supplies including brushes, paints, 8 x 10 canvases, washable markers, construction paper, glue sticks, fabric markers and paints, fabric glue, foam shapes with adhesive backing, stickers, ribbons
Books (Adult novels, children’s novels, children’s picture books, humor books, board books to give to parents of toddlers)
Boxes of tissues
Cases of small bottled water
New hats, scarves, or mittens for children
Personal and wall calendars (2017) for clients to keep appointments
School Supplies (paper, pencils, book bags, etc)
Toys, Puzzles and Games, especially children’s board games
Writing journals

About the teacher, Joe Smith

Joe Smith is a full time Realtor working in Indianapolis and the surrounding areas. Joe helped more buyers purchase homes in 2016 than 98% of all other Central Indiana agents. He graduated at the top of his class with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing. As a Certified Negotiation Expert, he specializes in helping home buyers find their dream home while also achieving better results and control throughout the transaction. In his free time, Joe enjoys playing with his two amazing daughters and relaxing at the beach. Kim Mathews has 5 years of insurance experience and 3 years of experience running an independent agency. She works with over 15 different companies and is able to shop rates through a variety of carriers. She is adamant about empowering her clients and prospects through education and encourages them to ask questions about anything that does not make sense. She has a black lab mix named Rigsby, and in her free time she enjoys traveling and camping. Bonnie Bowling is a Mortgage Loan Officer at Union Savings Bank, serving Ohio and Indiana residents and investors. With over 20 years of industry experience in FHA, VA, USDA, Conventional, and Commercial lending she's seen many changes that have impacted the industry, what has not changed is her commitment to serve her customers and take great care of them from the date of application to the day of closing. It is her belief that excellence is a skill perfected. She takes personal responsibility in her daily efforts to continue perfecting her skills and services for those who continue to trust her as their mortgage originator for life!