Demystifying Homeownership Costs: A Practical Financial Overview

April 10, 2024 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
CEW+, 330 E. Liberty Street, Ann Arbor, MI

In this workshop, you will have the opportunity to learn everything you need to know about the costs of homeownership. Sarah Maiga, a Broker, Owner, and Realtor, will guide you through the entire homebuying process. You will learn about the costs associated with the process before, during, and after, as well as how to save up for a home, and how much you should realistically budget for. You will also have the chance to explore potential hidden costs that may arise later, which could lead to foreclosure or short sale. During the workshop, Sarah will provide detailed insights into the different factors that can impact the cost of homeownership including various fees and charges that you may encounter and how to avoid unnecessary costs and expenses. By the end of the workshop, you will be equipped with all the knowledge and tools you need to make informed decisions when it comes to homeownership. Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to learn from an experienced professional in the industry.

Attendees will gain comprehensive knowledge on:

  • The true cost of homeownership
  • Upfront fees and expenses to expect
  • The actual cost of home repairs
  • How far in advance to start preparing
  • Resources for down payment assistance
  • An overview of the home buying process
  • Upkeep/after move-in expenses
  • Understanding property taxes and their financial implications
  • Financing FAQs and more!

Don’t miss this opportunity to demystify homeownership costs and gain practical financial insights to make informed decisions. Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or looking to expand your real estate portfolio, this course is tailored to meet your needs.

**Limited Seats Available. Reserve Your Spot Today!**

Dinner will be served for those who are registered.

Sarah MaigaSarah Maiga, a former CEW+ scholarship recipient, Congressional Medal of Merit honoree, Realtor Magazine’s 30 under 30 honoree, named top 50 agents in Wayne, Washtenaw, and Livingston county, and recent Who’s Who in America inductee. Sarah brings a wealth of experience and insight to the table. Married for 12 years and a devoted mother of two sons aged 12 and 1, Sarah is not just a seasoned professional, but also an empathetic person with a deep understanding of the joys and challenges of homeownership.