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Event for Struggling Homeowners Next Week

Event for Struggling Homeowners Next Week

Another workshop for struggling homeowners will come to town next week.

Making Home Affordable and the HOPE NOW Alliance are bringing the nation’s largest mortgage servicers, along with several non-profit housing counseling organizations, to work one-on-one with those in need of assistance.

The event will take place from 1-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 19 and from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, March 20  at the Paradise Event Center at the Las Vegas Hotel and Casino, 3000 Paradise Road.

This will be the fourth time that Making Home Affordable and HOPE NOW have co-hosted a homeowner event in the Las Vegas area since 2009. The previous three co-sponsored events been attended by more than 4,100 local homeowners, according to event organizers.

Wells Fargo Offering Help for Distressed Homeowners

Wells Fargo Offering Help for Distressed Homeowners

 

While a new report shows that Nevada is finally coming out of the foreclosure crisis that has hurt hundreds of homeowners, there are still many people who are struggling with house payments.

One of the largest banks in the country is working to help homeowners in distress. Wells Fargo is hosting a Home Preservation Workshop from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at the Tropicana Hotel and Casino.

Customers of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Wells Fargo Financial and Wells Fargo Home Equity are invited to meet face-to-face with team members. If possible, customers will get a decision that day on loan modifications or other options available to them.

Walk-ins are welcome, but people are strongly encouraged to register before the workshop. Customers can sign up at www.wfhmevents.com/leadingthewayhome. For more information they can call 1-800-405-8067.

 

Builders Have Positive Outlook on Housing Industry

Builders Have Positive Outlook on Housing Industry

 

Home builders from around the world are in Las Vegas for the International Home Builders Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, which started Tuesday.

It is more than just a trade show it is also the annual meeting of the National Association of Home Builders. The main topic is the future of the home building industry. This year's outlook is a lot rosier than past years.

Home builders say they are seeing an increase in construction starts in more than 200 cities. While the future is brighter than its been since the recession started, experts point out there is a long way to go.

Bank of America to Host Help for Homeowners Event

Bank of America to Host Help for Homeowners Event

Bank of America is looking for homeowners who need help with their mortgages.

The bank is holding a homeowner event next week at the Las Vegas Renaissance Hotel, 3400 Paradise Road. The event will be 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 26 through Saturday, July 28. Customers of the bank will be able to speak face-to-face with bank representatives about their individual situations and see what solutions are available.

There will also be several local nonprofits at the event to offer financial counseling, budgeting and more. Homeowners can register to attend the event and see what documents they need to bring at bankofamerica.com/homeownerevent.

County Working for a Winchester Turnaround

County Working for a Winchester Turnaround

County officials touting “resurgence” in the Winchester area will hold a workshop offering information about living in the community, and also are calling for artists to help beautify the neighborhood.

Starting at 11 a.m. on July 28, Clark County Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani, county agencies and non-profit groups will host a free event called the “Wonders of Winchester.” The event will be held at the Winchester Cultural Center at 3131 McLeod Drive, north of Desert Inn Road.

Burdened by crime and some declining sections in recent years, Winchester is benefiting from the federally backed Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP), from which the county is using money to spearhead the repair of about 50 foreclosed and vacant homes.

Help Available for Wells Fargo, Wachovia Mortgage Holders

Help Available for Wells Fargo, Wachovia Mortgage Holders

 

Struggling homeowners whose mortgages are held by Wells Fargo and Wachovia can ask for help at an upcoming event.

The lenders will welcome homeowners from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 21 at the LVH (formerly the Las Vegas Hilton.) Wells Fargo and Wachovia mortgage holders who are experiencing difficulty with their payments can schedule an appointment to meet in-person with a Wells Fargo mortgage team member to discuss their financial situations and find out about options. There will be team members available that speak many different languages, including Spanish and Chinese, to accommodate those who need them.

Attendees are asked to schedule an appointment online in advance at www.wfhmevents.com/leadingthewayhome or by calling 800-405-8067. Walk-in customers will be accepted as well.