Free Fair Offers Info on How to Purchase a Home


4–4:30 pm ~ Network with Vendors
(full list is below).
Ask questions and get information from a variety of vendors such as realtors, lenders, and many others.

4:30-4:40 pm ~ Welcome Remarks
Featuring City Councilmember Sharon Hightower and City Neighborhood Development Department Director Stan Wilson.

4:40-5 pm ~ Homebuyer Resources
What financial assistance is available for you to buy a home? Featuring representatives from the cities of Greensboro and High Point, as well as the US Department of Agriculture Rural Development.

5-5:45 pm ~ Mortgage Financing
Find out how the lending process works and how you can finance a home. Featuring Bruce Canada, assistant vice president of First Citizens Bank.

5:45-6:15 pm ~ Home Inspections
Why are these important and what could happen if you forgo an inspection? Featuring Mark Wayman, code enforcement supervisor with the City's Neighborhood Development Department.

6:15-6:30 pm ~ Break/Network with Vendors
Ask questions and get information from a variety of vendors such as realtors, lenders, and many others.

6:30-7 pm ~ Working with a Realtor
What are the benefits of working with a realtor and how to find the right one for you. Featuring realtors Kristle Williams and James Davis with Keller Williams.

7-7:30 pm ~ Closing on Your Home
What does the closing process entail? What costs can you expect? Featuring attorney Christie Bynum with Bynum Law Firm.

7:30-8 pm ~ Wrap Up/Network with Vendors
Ask questions and get information from a variety of vendors such as realtors, lenders, and many others.


Participating Vendors

– Loan Officer Fredderick Graves 

Bynum Law Firm – Attorney at Law Christie Bynum

City of Greensboro Code Enforcement Division – Code Enforcement Field Supervisor Brad Tolbert and Code Compliance Administrator Lawanda Fountain

City of Greensboro Housing Rehabilitation and Housing Connect GSO Programs – Housing Rehabilitation Administrator Jennifer Freeman

City of High Point – Housing Specialist Toni Jackson

Community Housing Solutions – Executive Director Gene Brown

Consumer Credit Counseling – Program Manager Sarah Hutchinson 

Dream Builders Realty – Realtor Trish Adams

First Citizens Bank – Assistant Vice President Bruce Canada

Greensboro Housing Authority – Family Self-Sufficiency Homeownership Coordinator Tammy Burkwald

Greensboro Housing Coalition – Housing Counselor Shon Henderson and Deputy Director Renee Norris

Greensboro Municipal Federal Credit Union – Mortgage Loan Officer Lisa LaMarr and Marketing and Communications Coordinator Heather Lyons

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Greensboro – Director of Homeowner Services and Neighborhood Outreach Ruthie Richardson

Housing Foundation of America – Branch Manager Jessie Gathewright 

US Housing and Urban Development, Greensboro Office – Program Analyst James Gormley

Housing Consultants Group – Executive Director Sofia Crisp

Keller Williams – Realtors Kristle Williams and James Davis

I'll Buy That One – Real Estate Broker Marie Kindle

Self Help Credit Union – Loan Officer Carolina Soto
Trinity Construction & Development – Owner/Co-Manager Alicia Stevens, Managing Owner/Developer Theodore Stevens Jr., Site and Logistics Manager Theodore J. Stevens 

US Department of Agriculture Rural Development – Area Specialists Brandon Wiley and Cody Smith

Wells Fargo – Home Mortgage Associate C'Mille Rich'e Best