Skip to main content
Enter search terms below…

Member News

CAP COM to Host Capital Region’s Homebuyers Workshop & Expo



The Capital Region’s Homebuyers Workshop & Expo, presented by the experts at Homeowners Advantage (the mortgage subsidiary of CAP COM Federal Credit Union) will be held Sunday, April 15, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., at The Desmond Hotel.

With a continued focus on member education, CAP COM will host expert speakers joined by exhibitors, including local real estate agents, a real estate attorney, licensed home inspector and other related homebuying and home improvement companies. Workshop topics will focus on Homebuying 101, Financing, Down Payment Assistance, and Homebuying Do’s and Don’ts.

CAP COM recently began offering a 100% financing option that helps expand funding choices for buyers. This innovative mortgage loan helps reduce cash up front. It also allows homebuyers to close on their new home before selling their current one, save on mortgage insurance costs, improve their chances of winning a bidding war, and potentially own other properties (as there are no first-time homebuyer restrictions).

“The home buying process can be stressful. Navigating the pitfalls and aligning yourself with the right partners is essential to making the process easier. Whether you are buying your first home or your fifth, our workshop focuses on engaging attendees on a step-by-step journey so that they leave with a better understanding of what it will take to actually enjoy buying a home,” said Chris McKenna, Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer, CAP COM Federal Credit Union/Homeowners Advantage.

The event is open to the public, and admission is free. CAP COM anticipates around 300 attendees. Registration still available here: https://www.capcomfcu.org/lp/homebuyers-workshop-and-expo-registration/  

On Thursday, Sept. 22, the Hudson Valley Community College Foundation held the official dedication ceremony for its new Gordon N. ’62 and Linda S. Zuckerman Alumni House, located on Whitman Court in Troy. The Foundation identified real estate ventures as a core priority during long-range strategic planning activities held in 2020. Purchased in…
The strategic collaboration elevates the best of two successful regional businesses to become the area’s largest digital transformation provider. Menands, NY. September 28, 2022 – eBizDocs, a premier electronic content solutions provider, announced today that it acquired Albany-based company, Image Data, a leading solution centric document…
Opportunities for Local Businesses to Showcase Student Art View Photos Here (Albany) – September 26, 2022. Dr. Martin Kilbridge, President of Academy of The Holy Names, announced today the successful launch of its annual Traveling Art Show. Under the direction of Art Teacher, Dana Sela, and Director of Enrollment Management, Wendy Diefendorf, the…
Oct
12
You are invited to attend the Ribbon Cutting for My Lighthouse: Indoor Play Gym @ Discovery Place Learning Center!   What:                  Ribbon Cutting…
Ribbon Cutting
Oct
13
You are invited to attend the Grand Re-Opening of Comfort Inn & Suites - East Greenbush!   What:                 Grand Re-Opening of Comfort Inn…
Grand Re-Opening
Oct
13
You are invited to attend the Ribbon Cutting for Career Jam!   What:                 Ribbon Cutting for Career Jam When:                  October 13th,…
Ribbon Cutting