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Real Estate - LGBT Life Planning Series
Washington DCJCC

GLOE Youth & Family presents:
LGBT Life Planning Series

Fair Housing and Real Estate After the Bubble

HomeSunday, February 26, 2012
2:00-4:00 pm
Washington DCJCC - 2nd floor

Cost: FREE
($5 Suggested Donation to support LGBT Jewish programming)

Light refreshments served

Sammy Dweck, Realtor (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Tammy Britt, Realtor (TTR Sotheby's International Realty)
Catherine Wallenmeyer, Senior Loan Officer (Presidential Mortgage)

Join GLOE Youth & Family for the first event in our LGBT Life Planning Series, focusing on Real Estate! The Series gathers experts to help navigate the unique issues and laws that LGBT people encounter at various stages of life, with information specific to the DC-MD-VA area.

In this interactive session, our real estate and lending experts will discuss Fair Housing laws and how protections apply differently in DC, MD and VA, especially in regard to sexual orientation and gender identity, as well as religion. They'll explain what realtors are and are not allowed to tell you, issues in shared property ownership and title issues, and resources for the LGBT community.

Panelists will also give an update on the current DC-area property market, how to pick an agent and lender, leasing versus buying, and other key topics. Following the panel, you'll have time to speak with our panelists individually to ask any remaining questions!



Sunday, April 29 - Financial Planning
Including the financial issues surrounding marriage and partnerships; trusts, wills, and estate planning; retirement; and the costs around family building for LGBT people

Sunday, May TBD - Family Building
Including discussions on fostering; surrogacy and insemination; adoption; fertility care; and support for LGBT people interested in parenting



Sammy Dweck, Realtor (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Sammy DweckSammy Dweck specializes in townhouse, condo and co-op sales in Northwest Washington, Bethesda, Arlington and Alexandria. A staunch believer in the American Dream, Sammy particularly loves walking first-time homebuyers through the buying process. His business philosophy developed from his upbringing in a real estate family, where he learned the crucial value of integrity. A savvy negotiator, he employs the latest technologies to serve his clients in the most sophisticated and efficient manner. You can rely on Sammy’s market knowledge, creativity and personal touch for a wildly successful transaction. He lives in Arlington, a short walk from the delights of Georgetown and entirely too close to Godiva.

Tammy Britt, Realtor (TTR Sotheby's International Realty)
Tammy BrittTammy Britt has over twelve years of real estate experience working with builders and real estate brokerages and more than 20 years of sales and marketing. Tammy specializes in listing and selling single family, row homes, condominiums and co-ops in the DC Metro Area. She is licensed in the District of Columbia and Virginia and specializes in “urban” markets. A diverse background has helped mold Tammy’s unique style that has become the hallmark of her successful real estate career and earned her achievements as a Top Producer in real estate and awards including International President’s Club and Multi- Million Dollar Producer. With a professional, yet friendly approach, Tammy helps clients feel comfortable about buying.

Catherine Wallenmeyer, Senior Loan Officer (Presidential Mortgage)
catherine-wallenmeyerCatherine Wallenmeyer has over 11 years in the mortgage industry. She will assist you in identifying mortgage solutions that meet your current situation while complimenting your long-term financial goals and determining the mortgage options that best work for you, guide you through the loan process, and answer your questions, including understanding how much you may be able to borrow. Best known for her integrity and experience in the mortgage industry and meeting the needs of the communities served, she maintains a high level of customer satisfaction and repeat business.


Presented in partnership by the J's Early Childhood, Youth & Family; and GLOE - GLBT Outreach & Engagement

Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

We're sorry, the deadline for online sales has passed. Contact program staff listed above to purchase by phone.


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