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CIBC FirstCaribbean continues to raise awareness on the importance of homeownership

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St.Kitts, Basseterre, July 23, 2019 – CIBC FirstCaribbean in collaboration with the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), hosted an inaugural mortgage seminar on Thursday, July 11 at the Anglican Church Hall in Charlestown, Nevis.

Prospective homeowners as well as those with homes already turned up for the session to discover financing and credit options geared towards helping them meet their homeownership or expansion goals.

Mr. Arundell Dore, Sales Specialist at CIBC FirstCaribbean provided guidance on the special financing opportunities available at the bank while the other featured speakers touched on a myriad of related topics including land ownership, design and construction and the law related to home mortgages.

The session featured Mrs. Veronique Pemberton, Assistant General Manager, Nevis National Housing and Land Development Corporation; Mr. Joel Williams, Director Physical Planning; Mr. Daymon Parris, Architect, Tranquil Designs; Mr. Michael Perkins, Engineer and Mr. Brian Barnes, Attorney, Daniel Brantley and Associates. Additionally Mr. Colin Tyrell gave opening remarks on behalf of the NIA.

The event was moderated by Ms. Claudelle Gumbs, Retail Business Support Officer at CIBC FirstCaribbean, who noted that it was “essential that we open a dialogue with first-time buyers as well as seasoned buyers.”

She added “overall the seminar was well executed and the information shared was well received among attendees. The feedback was very positive and persons have been engaging us for more information.”

CIBC FirstCaribbean operates two branches in St. Kitts & Nevis. Members of the general public are welcomed to visit the Charlestown and Basseterre branches for further information.

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