Salisbury Bank Celebrates American Housing Month

May 28, 2015

In recognition of American Housing Month, Salisbury Bank is providing consumers with valuable housing information throughout the month of June. Tips for both renters and home owners will include choosing the right housing option, getting a loan, improving your credit score and saving for a down payment.

“As the housing market strengthens, we remind customers that it’s critical to choose the housing option best suited for your current lifestyle and financial situation,” said Amy Raymond, Senior Vice President, Senior Retail Lending and CRA Officer. “Salisbury Bank recognizes the importance of quality housing and we are here to help our customers, whether they choose to rent or buy.”

Throughout the month, Salisbury Bank will provide a variety of resources to help educate consumers on the issues and options of housing. These materials will cover the following topics:

  • 5 important questions when choosing your first home;

  • Housing 101: terms to know before buying or renting;         

  • 6 tips for saving for your down payment; and

  • 7 tips for improving your credit score.

    Salisbury Bank is a full-service community bank headquartered in Lakeville, Connecticut and presently operates full service branches in Canaan, Lakeville, Salisbury and Sharon, Connecticut; Great Barrington, Sheffield and South Egremont, Massachusetts; as well as Dover Plains, Fishkill, Millerton, Newburgh, Poughkeepsie, and Red Oaks Mill, New York. The Bank has been serving families and businesses for over 160 years and offers a full range of consumer and business banking products and services as well as trust and investment services.

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