BIAW Speakers’ Bureau Presentations

Must Know Tips When Purchasing or Refinancing Your Home

Lending can be complicated and getting the wrong advice can cost you thousands of dollars over the life of a loan. This workshop will share key considerations you need to know when selecting a lender and loan program.

Attendees will Discover

  • The biggest mistakes buyers make
  • How to run the numbers and compare loan programs
  • An overview of key loan types and features, inclduing: Veterans Affairs (VA); Federal Housing Authority (FHA); U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA); and, conventional loans
  • An understanding of the lending process

Program Length

  • 1 hour



Dave Porter, Porterworks, MIRM, CAPS, CGP, CGA, CMP

Porter has been involved in real estate and the mortgage lending business for more than 30 years. He's a nationally recognized speaker, trainer and writer. He holds four designations from the National Association of Home Builders: Master in Residential Marketing (MIRM), Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS), Certified Green Professional (CGP), Certified Graduate Associate (CGA), and Certified New Home Marketing Professional (CMP). He also holds the Realtor GREEN and Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES) designations.

Contact Information

Phone: (206) 304-8228
Website: Porter Works

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