2014 Vendor Fair

Presents
2014 Homeownership Fair
Saturday, August 16, 2014
8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Ruthe Jackson Center
3113 S. Carrier Parkway
Grand Prairie, Texas 75052

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Sponsors/Vendors/Panelists setup/Registration
8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Meeting with Panelists
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Pre-registration/On-site registration

Hospitality Room Vernon Jackson Board Room
Vendor Booths Ballroom I (Open from 7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.)

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Location: Ballroom II
Home buying 101: “Buying a home in today’s Real Estate Market” will feature guest panelists such as:
• Realtors
• Realtor Association
• Dallas County Appraisal District
• Grand Prairie Community Housing Development Organization
• U.S. HUD Official
• Short Sale Expert
• HUD Foreclosure Asset Manager
• Fannie Mae Foreclosure

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Location: Smith & Warder Conference Room
“Maintaining and Keeping Your Home”
Post-purchase Counseling/Foreclosure Prevention Counseling will be facilitated by Consumer Credit Counseling Services of Greater Dallas
• Instructor: Jenny Stewart, CCCS Education Director
• DFW HOPE Partnership – Linda Davis

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Location: Ballroom II
“Homebuyer Education Counseling & Down Payment/Closing Cost Assistance Programs” will feature guest panelists such as:
• City of Grand Prairie HNS
• NID Housing Counseling Agency
• Dallas County Home Loan Counseling Center
• Consumer Credit Counseling Services of Greater Dallas
• Tarrant County Housing Partnership
• DFW HOPE Partnership
• Business Community Lenders of Texas
• Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs
• Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation
• First Southwest

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Location: Smith & Warder Conference Room
Credit Repair: “How to Help Yourself” will be facilitated by Dallas County Home Loan Counseling Center
• Instructor – M. Joyce Brown, DCHLC Administrator

Lunch served from 11 am – 12:00 p.m.
(Must have lunch ticket in order to be served)

Time: 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Location: Ballroom II
“Navigating the Mortgage loan process” session will feature guest panelists such as:
• Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
• Bank of America Home Loans
• Texas Trust Credit Union
• Grand Bank of Texas
• Herring Bank
• Bay Equity
• Capital One Home Loans
• Guild Mortgage

Time: 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Location: Smith & Warder Conference Room
Credit Repair: “How to Help Yourself” will be facilitated by Dallas County Home Loan Counseling Center
• Instructor – M. Joyce Brown, DCHLC Administrator

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Location: Ballroom II
“Maintaining Your Home: Energy savings, Insurance, Preventative Maintenance, Weatherization & Rehabilitation. This session will feature guest panelists such as:
• City of Grand Prairie Neighborhood Services Division Staff
• 4Change Energy
• Green Mountain Energy
• Dallas County Weatherization Program
• Home Depot Home Maintenance
• Home Inspector
• State Farm Insurance
• Farmers Insurance

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Location: Smith & Warder Conference Room
Post-purchase Counseling/Foreclosure Prevention Counseling will be facilitated by Consumer Credit Counseling Services of Greater Dallas
• Instructor: Jenny Stewart, CCCS Education Director
• DFW HOPE Partnership – Linda Davis

The City of Grand Prairie’s Housing and Neighborhood Services Department

Presents
2014 Homeownership Fair Kid’s Club
Saturday, August 16, 2014
8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Ruthe Jackson Center
3113 S. Carrier Parkway
Grand Prairie, Texas 75052

Banking Classes for Kids in Grades 2nd – 5th will be offered

Sponsored by Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

Parents must register, check-in and check-out their children.

Location: Dechman Room
9:00 a.m. Topic: You and Your Money
9:45 a.m. Topic: Budgeting
10:00 a.m. Topic: Savings and Checking Guide
10:45 a.m. Topic: Credit and You

Door prizes will be given away!

Other Kids Club activities during the Fair include:
• Gaming Truck with Xbox and HD Flat screens and etc.
• Face Painting
• Balloon Artists
• On site Radio Personalities
• The Waggin’ Wagon mobile pet adoption
• And more kid friendly activities

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By Delivering World Class Services
At GPHNS our mission is to provide community service programs designed to meet the needs of the Grand Prairie community and its citizens for housing, healthy and safe neighborhoods, economic development, neighborhood revitalization, in an efficient, timely, courteous and knowledgeable manner. The city's Housing and Neighborhood Services offers programs designed to assist the low-to-moderate income Grand Prairie residents with safe, affordable housing.

Housing and Neighborhood Services does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, familial status, age, religion or handicap, in compliance with the Fair Housing Act, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

City of Grand Prairie – Fair Housing Rights