UAM Community Education Partners With Area Lenders To Present Home Buyers Workshop

MONTICELLO, AR — The Department of Community Education at the University of Arkansas at Monticello is working with area mortgage lenders to present a Home Buyers Workshop October 6 from 5:30 to  7 p.m. in the Sandra Campbell Conference Room of the Taylor Library and Technology Center.

            “Purchasing a home represents the greatest financial commitment most people will ever make and the process can be overwhelming,” explained Memorie Dickson, community education coordinator.  “We have gathered a panel of mortgage lending experts to help take the confusion out of the process.”

            Participants will learn about budgeting to buy a home, pre-purchase inspections, types of loans, prequalifying for a loan, the loan process and what to expect at a loan closing.  Participating lending institutions include Commercial Bank, Parkway Bank, Simmons Bank, Supreme Lending and Union Bank.

            The workshop is free but registration is required.  To register, call (870) 460-1327 or email  Individuals may also register online at  Click on the Resources tab and then Community Education. 


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