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Buying a Renovation Project: PRC’s Buy Right Class

This two-night course focuses on how to purchase a historic home in need of renovation in New Orleans. The goal of the class is to provide a basic knowledge base to evaluate a property, determine feasibility, and provide current information about financing and insurance. This course will enable you to minimize complications and maximize your budget by learning from professionals with years of experience.

 

$65 for non-members, $50 for PRC members.*
 Advance registration required. Become a member today!

 

*The PRC’s mission includes service to our community, if the ticket prices are an obstacle to your attendance, please reach out to Averil at 504-581-7932 or [email protected]

**Mutli-class discount available when purchasing with Preparing for a Renovation Project: PRC’s Renovate Right Class, on March 21 & 28.**

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Buying a Renovation Project:
PRC’s Buy Right Class
March 7th & 14th

Each class will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at PRC headquarters, 923 Tchoupitoulas St.

Objective: How to purchase a historic home in need of renovation in New Orleans. The goal of the class is to provide a basic knowledge base to evaluate a property and determine feasibility and scope of a project as well as provide current information about financing.

 
Night One: Pre-purchase and Historic Districts
March 7th, 5:30pm-8pm

  • How to purchase a historic home: Finding a bargain, evaluating a property for purchase, understanding an inspection report, and avoiding pricey pitfalls (60 minutes)Katie Witry, Owner/Associate Broker, Witry Collective & Kate Kancheva, Associate Broker, Witry Collective
  • Is the Property Right For You? Buying and getting permits in a local historic district, variances, appeals (45-60 minutes) Eleanor Burke, Deputy Director, New Orleans and Central Business District Historic District Landmarks Commission
  • Q&A with all presenters (30 minutes)

 
Night Two: Financing and Insurance
March 14th  5:30pm-8pm

  • Financing your project for Success: Qualifying for a loan, securing insurance, closing timeline and costs/fees, acceptable repairs, approving funds and dispersing money (60 minutes).- Ryan Rouhana, Senior Loan Advisor, Flagstar Bank
  • Understanding your title insurance commitment and preparing for closing (30 minutes)Margaret Glass, Partner, Steeg Law Firm
  • Securing and Understanding Homeowner’s Insurance Premiums & Benefits, Flood zones and flood insurance (30 minutes)Robert Stone, Managing Director, Stone Insurance Inc.
  • Q&A with all presenters (30 minutes)

 

Don’t miss the next course, Preparing for a Renovation Project: PRC’s Renovate Right Class, on March 21 & 28.

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Member ticket - "Buying a Renovation Project: PRC’s Buy Right Class"
One member ticket to "Buying a Renovation Project: PRC’s Buy Right Class" on March 7th and 14th from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at PRC headquarters, 923 Tchoupitoulas St. This ticket is for MEMBERS ONLY.
$ 50.00
25 available
Nonmember ticket - "Buying a Renovation Project: PRC’s Buy Right Class"
One nonmember ticket to "Buying a Renovation Project: PRC’s Buy Right Class" on March 7th and 14th from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at PRC headquarters, 923 Tchoupitoulas St.
$ 65.00
25 available
Member PACKAGE - Tickets to both "Buy Right" and "Renovate Right"
One Member PACKAGE to both “Buy Right” and “Renovate Right”. This includes one ticket to both “Buying a Renovation Project: PRC’s Buy Right Class” on March 7th & 14th and “Preparing for a Renovation Project: PRC’s Renovate Right Class” on March 21st & 28th. Each class will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at PRC headquarters, 923 Tchoupitoulas St. This package is for MEMBERS ONLY.
$ 70.00
25 available
Nonmember PACKAGE - Tickets to both "Buy Right" and "Renovate Right"
One nonmember PACKAGE to both "Buy Right" and "Renovate Right". This includes one ticket to both "Buying a Renovation Project: PRC's Buy Right Class" on March 7th & 14th and "Preparing for a Renovation Project: PRC’s Renovate Right Class" on March 21st & 28th. Each class will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at PRC headquarters, 923 Tchoupitoulas St.
$ 110.00
25 available

Details

Start:
March 7 at 5:30pm
End:
March 14 at 8:00pm
Cost:
$50.00 – $110.00
Event Category:

Venue

Preservation Resource Center
923 Tchoupitoulas St.
New Orleans, LA 70130 United States
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Phone:
(504) 581-7032
Website:
prcno.org