Chase launches second Legacy of Homeownership TourMortgagePress.comChase, Mellody Hobson, Legacy of Homeownership Tour
Chase is kicking off its four-city Legacy of Homeownership Tour
in Chicago to help consumers learn how to become long-term
Now in its second year and with returning lead sponsor Freddie Mac, the Legacy of
Homeownership Tour will be in Chicago on May 3, from 9:00 a.m.-3:00
p.m. at the UIC Forum at the University of Illinois in Chicago, on
725 W. Roosevelt Road. Admission is free, but pre-registration is
required at www.chase.com/legacy.
The one-day seminar is designed to show African-Americans how to
establish and preserve their legacies through homeownership. It
includes informational workshops, access to community resources and
one-on-one consultations with mortgage professionals.
"At Chase, we know that helping people make good financial
decisions will increase long-term homeownership," said Pablo
Sanchez, home lending senior executive at Chase. "Providing
consumers with practical advice lays the groundwork for a legacy of
homeownership that can last for generations."
The Chicago event will culminate with a keynote from Chicago
Hobson, president of Ariel
Capital Management, LLC/Ariel Mutual Funds, on sound,
legacy-building investment strategies.
"For the second consecutive year, we are proud to support the
Legacy of Homeownership Tour giving individuals the knowledge to
make informed decisions when considering homeownership," said Craig
Nickerson, vice president of expanding markets for Freddie Mac. "A
home is often a family's largest investment and their legacy. This
educational opportunity will help families prepare to buy a home,
choose the right mortgage and understand the financial commitment.
Knowledge is key to successful long-term homeownership."
Workshop topics include:
•Renting vs. Owning: What to consider as you plan your
•Real Estate 101: What homebuyers should know before they
•Understanding Loan Options: What every lender should tell
•Protecting Your Financial Future: How to work with your
Guests will receive lunch and can enter a raffle for prizes
including a Dell laptop.
In addition to Chicago, the tour will make stops in Houston on
May 31, New York on June 14 and Washington, D.C. on July 12. Hobson
will be the keynote speaker in Chicago and New York, and Washington
Post financial columnist
Michelle Singletary will be the keynote speaker in Houston and
in Washington, D.C.
For more information, visit www.chase.com/legacy.