Education & Training

Education & Training

THDA launches online homebuyer education class

 Starting Saturday, Aug. 1, THDA is expanding its highly effective homebuyer education program to include online classes. Open to anyone in Tennessee, the online class covers the ins and outs of buying a home, from insurance to financing to repairs. Registration is $99

Guild Mortgage Now Offers THDA Financing

Tennessee Housing Development Agency recently approved Guild Mortgage Company as its newest originating agent for affordable mortgage loans. The new designation will allow Guild Mortgage to begin immediately originating mortgages under the THDA Great Choice loan program.

KCDC to Hold Second Five Points Master Plan Public Workshop, Gather Feedback on Conceptual...

Knoxville's Community Development Corporation (KCDC) will hold its next public workshop for the Five Points Master Plan process at the Walter P. Taylor Boys and Girls Club, 317 McConnell St., on Thursday, Dec. 5, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m

128 Tennessee Counselors Receive National Training

Nashville, TN - August 16, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Pre-purchase education and counseling is shown to strengthen a homebuyer’s understanding of the purchasing process and reduce the number of defaults and late payments.

FEMA Specialists To Offer Advice In Memphis Lowe’s And Home

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- May 24, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be in Memphis Lowe's and Home Depot stores this week. They will answer questions and offer home improvement tips and proven techniques to prevent and lessen damage from future disasters.

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MERCY LOAN FUND PARTNERS WITH NATIONAL CHURCH RESIDENCES TO PRESERVE MUCH-NEEDED...

Mercy Loan Fund (MLF), a leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) based in Denver, Colo., has announced it has partnered with National Church Residences (NCR) to help preserve 55 affordable homes for seniors at Hickory Hollow Senior Apartments in Memphis, Tenn.

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August Market Report

Memphis-area home sales for August increased 10.3 percent from a year ago, with 1,942 total sales recorded in the Memphis Area Association of REALTORS®MAARdata property records database. Sales were up 11.2 percent from July when there were 1,747 total sales. Average sales price from August-to-August was up 4.4 percent, at $183,175. Inventory decreased 2.1 percent, with 4,713 units listed for sale. Year-to-Date sales volume was up 13.7 percent at $2.24 billion.