As communities across America work to recover from the housing crisis, Wells Fargo announced the NeighborhoodLIFTSM and CityLIFTSM programs. The Wells Fargo LIFT programs are designed to provide down payment assistance, homebuyer education and homebuyer support in the cities most deeply affected by the crisis. So far the program has been implemented in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Houston, Miami, Tampa, Jacksonville, Orlando, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. Upcoming cities for the program include Memphis, Chicago, Sacramento and Oakland.
The Wells Fargo LIFT programs invest in the future by supporting sustainable homeownership and neighborhood stability. A collaborative effort sponsored by Wells Fargo and local nonprofit organizations, the programs provide:
Down payment assistance for qualified buyers
Financial education to help buyers prepare for homeownership
Events to showcase area homes for sale
A video about the NeighborhoodLIFT program is posted at www.youtube.com/wellsfargo.
“Dear Friends of Invest Atlanta,
Please help us promote our upcoming affordable housing workshop and bus tour to your employees, friends, constituents, readers and networks. This event is free and prospective home buyers will get a chance to tour available properties in Atlanta neighborhoods and learn how to access up to $40,000 in downpayment assistance. This is an all day event for home buyers and will take place at City Hall, 55 Trinity Avenue, SW, Atlanta, GA 30303, in the atrium.”
RSVP’s are required to Sarah Head at 404-614-8317 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SPACE IS LIMITED, RSVP TODAY!
Help us re-invigorate Atlanta’s historic intown neighborhoods!
A good friend of mines has an incredible opportunity to relocate to New Mexico. She and her husband have always been savvy investors with a determined spirit. They have been a role model for my family, and although sad to see them leave-I rejoice in their ability to. On the Real Estate front, this transfer opens up a home in a pretty stable subdivision not far from Grant Park. Take a look at this home tour- the home is listed on FMLS for $238K
1369 Summer Lane Drive Atlanta GA
Are you ready for the Neighborhood LIFT program? Have you not heard?
Neighborhood Lift is an initiative that Wells Fargo has created for the City of Atlanta. This program will add a new source of down payment funds for homebuyers who are buying a home in Atlanta. The funds can also be used for those who are buying a home that needs renovation. $ 6.4 million in down payment funds will be made available for those who earn less than 120% of Area Median Income and will be purchasing a primary residence anywhere in the City of Atlanta
The program will be kicking off at a large event at the Georgia WorldCongress Center on February 10th and 11th so mark your calendar and attend!
Event highlights include:
·Down payment assistance program – qualified homebuyers can get up to $15,000 in a forgivable grant (see flyer below for more info)
·Homebuyer education theater – where consumers can learn more about finding and financing a home and managing the financial responsibilities of homeownership
·Featured homes – consumers can stop by Wells Fargo’s Affordable Home Tour viewing center to preview the features and prices of area homes for sale and board a neighborhood home tour bus for a free ride to and from homes they’d like to see first-hand ( THERE WILL BE HOMES LISTED AND OPEN IN OUR COMMUNITY!)
The four tour areas are:
1. Castleberry Hill to Northside drive to Atlantic Station to West Midtown: includes zip codes: 30303, 30318,30309,30363
2. East Atlanta, Beltline, Reynoldstown, Edgewood, Cabbagetown, Kirkwood: 30316,30317, 30307, 30312.
3. Mechanicsville, Peoplestown, Pittburgh, South Atlanta, Lakewood, 30315, 30312, 30354
4. West End to Cascade: 30310, 30314, 30311, 30331,
968 Fair Street, Atlanta GA 30314
Check out this renovated 4bedroom 3bath Bungalow with large walk-in closet (possibly a 5th bedroom) and spacious open kitchen within Ashview Heights! Find out more about this community and why this is the next HOT Atlanta neighborhood to consider for your home purchase.
Open today from 11-4PM.
Receive a map of other available homes for tour today at this home.