Crye-Leike And Community Mortgage Host Free Home Buyers Seminar

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Crye-Leike Realtor Donna Darnes and Community Mortgage Branch Manager Rebecca Pool will be joining forces on Tuesday April 3rd to host a free home buyer’s seminar for the public. The event will start at 6:30 p.m. at Crye-Leike’s Ooltewah office, 5913 Main St., Ste. 107.  
 
Together, Ms. Darnes and Ms. Pool will be providing an array of information about the home buying process and answering questions from attendees.  Light refreshments will be provided during the event. 

“We are thrilled to offer our services to the public with this free home buying seminar,” said Ms. Darnes, a multi-million dollar producer with over 12 years real estate experience. “Our hope is that we can provide valuable insight about every step involved with the home buying process and give peace of mind for those interested in buying a home.”
 
“This seminar is perfect for anyone thinking of purchasing a new home but may know not where to start,” said Ms. Pool. “Owning a home is a dream for many, but it doesn’t have to just be a dream, we want to share our knowledge from years of experience in real estate and the mortgage industry to help others turn that dream into a reality.”
 
For further information about the free home buying seminar contact Ms. Darnes at 423-544-1906, or by email at donna.darnes@crye-leike.com. Ms. Pool may also be reached at 423-304-1020 or Rebecca.pool@communitymtg.com.




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