LIFT Program Helps Homebuyers With Downpayment Assistance

SACRAMENTO – Wells Fargo’s special two-day, innovative homebuyer event is scheduled to be held Thursday and Friday, Nov. 16 and 17 at the Sacramento Community Convention Center.

The name of the Wells Fargo’s program is NeighborhoodLIFT (Let’s Invest for Tomorrow), an initiative designed to help people achieve sustainable homeownership.

Prospective homebuyers may qualify for $15,000 in down payment assistance and/or home and renovation financing grants, providing that the household earning is 120 percent or less of the median income.

Sponsored by Wells Fargo and local non-profit organizations, the free homebuyer event is in the Sacramento Convention Center’s Hall C, D, and E. It starts at 10:00 a.m. and runs to 7:00 p.m., on Nov. 16 and 17.

At the event, interested parties or individuals can find out they qualify for down payment assistance program and reserve funds for 60 days even if a property is not found.

Potential homebuyers will also be able to take advantage of home buyer education sessions and tours of 120 selected residential properties that are currently available for sale in the city.

For more information on free parking in designated lots and to register for NeighborhoodLIFT, visit www.neighborhoodlift.com or call 1-866-858-2151.
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By Antonio R. Harvey
OBSERVER STAFF WRITER