Building Generational Wealth

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Posted on June 28, 2018

Homeownership has served as a cornerstone of stability and wealth-building for millions of American families. The process of buying and owning a home comes with challenges, however, and the dream of homeownership can draw scam artists and other predatory actors. Atlanta Legal Aid works with homebuyers and homeowners to protect them from the pitfalls and dangers that come with homeownership. We want your help in making sure that members of the Atlanta community have access to good advice when they are facing questions about homeownership.

This webcast will provide an overview of the following:

  • Overview of the typical home buying process;
  • Predatory products and scams;
  • Practices for maintaining affordability; and
  • The foreclosure process and how to avoid it.
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    Posted on May 14, 2018

    Most nonprofit and governmental programs targeted at homeowners require that owner-occupiers have clear title to their home, which is especially difficult for those who live in homes inherited from family members. This webcast will provide an overview of the following:

      – What clear title and heirs property means;
      – Potential resolution strategies for heirs property owners;
      – Resources for owners dealing with heirs property and other title issues; and
      – The importance of requiring estate planning as part of nonprofit housing programs.

    This webcast is recommended for housing nonprofits and nonprofits with a large homeowner client base.

    Presenters:
    Georgia Heirs Property Law Center’s Executive Director Skipper G. StipeMaas, and Legal Programs Director Joann E. Johnston

    Please click on this link to view the webcast.

    The Building Generational Wealth webcast series is offered by the Generational Poverty Law Project, a partnership between Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta, Atlanta Legal Aid Society, and Georgia Heirs Property Law Center and funded by The Junior League of Atlanta.