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Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Howard County Housing Fair this Saturday

Information from the Howard County Housing Department:

"Come Home to Howard County, Maryland’s largest housing fair, will celebrate its 10th anniversary when it opens its doors for the Howard County Housing Fair on Saturday, April 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Howard High School, 8700 Old Annapolis Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21043. Admission is free to the community.

More than 50 real estate agents, apartment community representatives, mortgage lenders, housing specialists and county personnel will be on hand to offer buying, renting and Howard County living guidance to individuals and families in one-on-one meetings and group education sessions. Guided bus tours will showcase various new and existing home communities for rent and purchase in the county.

“Over the past 10 years, Come Home to Howard County has grown to be the premier housing event in Maryland,” said Tom Carbo, Howard County Housing Director. “Howard County remains one of the top places to live in the state, no matter what’s happening in the housing market, and the Fair is a one-stop shop for learning about living here. With children’s activities, prize drawings throughout the event and aHousing Lottery, there’s something for everyone.”

The fair will feature Howard County’s popular Housing Lottery, in which one lucky pre-qualified applicant will win the chance to purchase a town home in the Village Towns subdivision in Elkridge, at a significantly reduced price. This recently renovated 1,240-square-foot home was built by Ryan Homes in 2006 and features 3 bedrooms and 2 ½ baths.

Another popular feature of the fair is the more than 25 educational seminars taught by industry experts. Seminar topics include information sessions for first-time homebuyers, workshops on improving your credit and securing a mortgage, and other essentials for those seeking affordable housing opportunities in the county.

For more information about the Housing Fair and the Lottery, visithowardcountyhousing.com or contact the Homeownership staff at 410-313-6318, option 4.


Howard County Housing staff is available for interviews. Images of the annual Come Home to Howard County Housing Fair and the housing lottery home are available. To request an interview or images, contact Marie Gandon atmarie@simplyevolve.com or 443-204-7521."

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Celebrating 10 Years of Helping Homebuyers and Renters
Call Howard County Home
Housing professionals offer expertise at Maryland’s largest free housing fair


Columbia, MD (February 9, 2016) – Come Home to Howard County, Maryland’s largest housing fair, will celebrate its 10th anniversary when it opens its doors for the Howard County Housing Fair on Saturday, April 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Howard High School, 8700 Old Annapolis Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21043. Admission is free to the community.

More than 50 real estate agents, apartment community representatives, mortgage lenders, housing specialists and county personnel will be on hand to offer buying, renting and Howard County living guidance to individuals and families in one-on-one meetings and group education sessions. Guided bus tours will showcase various new and existing home communities for rent and purchase in the county.

“Over the past 10 years, Come Home to Howard County has grown to be the premier housing event in Maryland,” said Tom Carbo, Howard County Housing Director. “Howard County remains one of the top places to live in the state, no matter what’s happening in the housing market, and the Fair is a one-stop shop for learning about living here. With children’s activities, prize drawings throughout the event and a Housing Lottery, there’s something for everyone.”

The fair will feature Howard County’s popular Housing Lottery, in which one lucky pre-qualified applicant will win the chance to purchase a townhome in the Village Towns subdivision in Elkridge, at a significantly reduced price. This recently renovated 1,240-square-foot home was built by Ryan Homes in 2006 and features 3 bedrooms and 2 ½ baths.

Interested candidates must pre-qualify for the Lottery and submit all required paperwork by 5 p.m. on April 4, 2016. Lottery applications are available online at http://www.howardcountyhousing.com/housing-fair/housing-lottery/, the Howard County government’s website, or at the Howard County Housing office at 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, 3rd floor in Columbia. A complete list of pre-qualification requirements, lottery rules and details about the home is included with the application package.

Another popular feature of the fair is the more than 25 educational seminars taught by industry experts. Seminar topics include information sessions for first-time homebuyers, workshops on improving your credit and securing a mortgage, and other essentials for those seeking affordable housing opportunities in the county.

For more information about the Housing Fair and the Lottery, visit howardcountyhousing.com or contact the Homeownership staff at 410-313-6318, option 4.

Howard County Housing staff is available for interviews. Images of the annual Come Home to Howard County Housing Fair and the housing lottery home are available. To request an interview or images, contact Marie Gandon atmariel@simplyevolve.com or 443-204-7521.


Marie Gandon
443-204-7521
marie@simplyevolve.com

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