The average rent of a 2-bedroom apartment in Cedar Rapids is about $700/mo (source: RentJungle.com), the monthly mortgage payment on a 30-year $125,000 mortgage is $622 (at a 4.34% interest rate). Instead of making a rent payment every month, you could invest in a home. At the iHeart Media First Time Home Buyer’s Seminar, you can learn how to secure financing, gets tips on what to look for in a home, and what you’ll need to cover with insurance. Erin Bubenyak from Dupaco Community Credit Union's Real Estate division, Jason Vestweber from Skogman Realty, and Bryan Watkins from American Family Insurance will provide you the information you need to get started in searching for your first home, and will be able to answer any questions you may have.
The event is on Tuesday, 4/17 at 6PM at Della Viti in downtown Cedar Rapids. Complimentary wine, meat and cheese will be available to each attendee. Register below for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate to Della Viti when you attend the seminar.