REALTORS® Advance Regional Homeownership, Foster Diverse Communities

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NEW ORLEANS (June 3, 2024)—In celebration of Homeownership Month and Pride this June, the New Orleans Metropolitan Association of REALTORS® (NOMAR) announced a lineup of educational seminars for real estate professionals and the public. Presented by the association’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee in partnership with Hancock Whitney, the celebration of Homeownership Month aims to foster diverse communities and empower future homeowners across the region.

Homeownership Month June 2024 Schedule of Events:

  • Webinar: June 6th @ 12 PM: Preparing for Homeownership
  • Webinar: June 12th @ 12 PM: Financial Wellness for Homeownership
  • Lunch & Learn: June 26th @ 11:30 AM: Maintaining and Sustaining Homeownership
  • Webinar: June 27th @ 12 PM: Let’s Get Moving!

“Homeownership helps individuals and families build financial stability and wealth. Owning a home is a significant milestone and a source of pride,” said NOMAR President and broker/owner Craig Mirambell. “We aim to equip our members and consumers alike for success in their investments. Homeownership is for everyone.”

Tish Allen, Vice President of Community Lending for Hancock Whitney, agrees: “We’re excited to partner with NOMAR for this celebration of homeownership, as we work to advance equitable opportunities and help our communities thrive.”

Speaking on the joint initiative, Gizelda Toomer, NOMAR’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Co-Chair, commented, “These events are designed to be inclusive and supportive, to help ensure everyone in our community has the tools they need turn their dreams into their reality. NOMAR celebrates diversity in every agent, every client, every day.”

Those interested in registering can find more information at The landing page also includes helpful information on homeownership programs in the region, including resources for mortgage and down payment assistance programs.

About New Orleans Metropolitan Association of REALTORS®

The New Orleans Metropolitan Association of REALTORS® is a professional trade association serving a diverse cross-section of members throughout the ten-parish region. Through advocacy, empowerment, and education, we’re building a greater New Orleans. Learn more at

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