The thought of purchasing a home can be daunting and have you clouded with doubts and fear of ‘can I afford this?’ Approaching a lending agency or bank can be even more intimidating as new worries of homeownership begin to sink in.
At the HomeOwnership Center, we stay with you every step of the way – from assessing your readiness to buy a house to that wonderous closing day.
We work with you on lending options, support you through times of doubts, guide you on how to boost your credit score and celebrate when you finally become a homeowner.
When you begin working with the HomeOwnership Center, you’ll meet with our homeownership advisor Jami Stewart. Jami is full of warmth and information and will help you determine the next steps in your homebuying journey.
In our latest blog, Jami helps ease any hesitation by explaining the initial steps of working with HOC.
Continue reading “Taking the first step in homebuying with HOC: What to expect?”
The HomeOwnership Center, Inc. is excited to announce Tucker County native Chris Vance has joined the organization’s team as a loan originator. Chris recently passed the pre-licensed education course and is a now a licensed loan specialist.
As a loan originator, Chris will prepare and review applications and work directly with customers on specific loan products offered through HOC. She will also assist customers from the start of the house buying process until closing day.
Chris received her associates degree in business administration from Davis and Elkins College. For more than a decade, she has worked for a local law firm where she prepared for and performed real estate closings. Chris’s former experiences has helped her create professional relationships with local realtors.
Chris is looking forward to working with community members and helping our customers become successful homeowners.
“I’m excited to begin working closely with potential homebuyers and to be part of their journey of buying their first, or second, home,” she said. “Homeownership is such a thrilling time in a person’s life, and I’m more than willing to help find the perfect loan program that will make someone’s dream come true.”
Chris currently resides in Elkins with her husband Dave and two fur babies. She enjoys being outdoors and spending quality time with her family.
Understanding financial management, budgeting, credit scores and the importance of savings is fundamental when it comes to bettering your personal financial situation. That is why during the month of April, known as Financial Literacy Month, organizations carry out initiatives designed to improve financial literacy. Financial literacy refers to the ability to understand and apply different financial skills effectively.
Fortunately for residents of Randolph County and surrounding areas, the Financial Opportunity Center (FOC) works with clients all-year-long, completely free and 100 percent confidential, to assess and enhance clients’ financial affairs. Continue reading “Financial Opportunity Center available for financial education & more”