Construction Ready Homebuyer Education

Let us help prepare you for your big project

Our Construction Ready events are hosted by our residential lending experts and cover all you need to know about preparing to build or renovate a home. Topics may include:

  • Financing options for land purchase
  • Process for financing a from-the-ground up custom construction home
  • Renovation loans for upgrades to your existing home or one you want to buy

We are currently offering Construction Ready events in the following locations. Please reach out to the event host with questions and to RSVP. We hope to see you there!

Construction Ready Events

Bellingham, Washington
Monday, June 13, 2024
5:30-7:00 PM
Location: Banner Bank (1250 Barkley Blvd, Bellingham, WA 98226)
Hosted by: Marty Schroder, Residential Loan Officer (NMLS# 463575)
Details: Refreshments will be provided.
RSVP with Marty at or (360) 752-8286 to learn more about the 6/13 event in Bellingham.


Virtual (online)
Monday, June 24, 2024
5:00-6:00 PM
Location: Zoom
Hosted by: Rachel Leonard, Residential Loan Officer (NMLS# 195314)
Details: Once your RSVP is received, you will be emailed a registration link.
RSVP with Rachel at or (503) 828-6569 to learn more about the 6/24 online event.


Mount Vernon, Washington
Wednesday, June 26, 2024
5:30-6:30 PM (check-in starts at 5:00 PM)
Location: Skagit River Brewery (404 S 3rd St, Mount Vernon, WA 98273)
Hosted by: Kara Gonzalez, Residential Loan Officer (NMLS# 713581)
Details: Snacks and beverages will be provided.
RSVP with Kara at or (360) 855-5431 to learn more about the 6/26 event in Mount Vernon.


Vancouver, Washington
Wednesday, June 26, 2024
6:00-7:00 PM
Location: Banner Bank (3100 SE 164th Ave, Vancouver, WA 98683)
Hosted by: Residential Loan Officers, Ken Luckett (NMLS# 1447405) and Michael Maguire (NMLS# 220652)
Details: Light dinner and beverages will be provided.
RSVP with Ken at or (360) 600-9089 or Mike at or (503) 806-0113 to learn more about the 6/26 event in Vancouver.