HomeOwnership Center Welcomes New Board Members

The HomeOwnership Center, Inc. is pleased to welcome two new board members to its ranks! Both recent HOC customers, Elkins residents Brittany Hicks and PJ Binns have joined HOC’s board of directors. HOC staff and current board members are very excited for them to share their enthusiasm for HOC and their professional expertise with us as we work together to find new ways to provide services to our customers and make a positive impact on our communities.

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Celebrating National Home Ownership Month With Half Price Services

Have you been seeing For Sale signs sprouting like summer flowers in people’s front yards lately? We are in the midst of the traditional home buying season, and every year June is recognized as National Home Ownership month. Home ownership is well known as an important ingredient in strengthening local communities; among other benefits, studies show that home owners are happier and more likely to be engaged in their communities, and the children of home owners often are healthier and perform better at school. Because of these important factors, one local organization is particularly dedicated to increasing the number of home owners in our region.

The staff at the HomeOwnership Center, Inc. work every day to create and support successful home owners through credit counseling, education, and mortgage lending. As part of a week-long celebration of community strengthening activities nationally recognized as NeighborWorks Week, and to celebrate National Home Ownership month, the HomeOwnership Center is offering its services at half-price for the month of June. Customers can make an appointment to review their credit report with the HomeOwnership Center’s highly trained staff, or enroll in the June home buyer education workshop, all at a discounted price.

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HomeOwnership Center is hiring

The HomeOwnership Center is hiring a part time Program Assistant.

The Program Assistant provides support to the Executive Director, Loan Originator, Home Ownership Advisor and other HOC contracted staff, and helps ensure a smooth process for customers from intake to final service delivery. The position requires an energetic individual who is comfortable working in a consumer-friendly environment assisting customers of all income levels to access home ownership opportunities. Continue reading “HomeOwnership Center is hiring”

HomeOwnership Center welcomes new Home Ownership Advisor

The HomeOwnership Center is happy to welcome Carrie Shupp to its staff as its new Home Ownership Advisor. In this position, Carrie will meet with each of the HomeOwnership Center’s customers to provide them the personalized attention and guidance they need to navigate the home buying process and to become successful home owners.

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HomeOwnership Center is hiring

The HomeOwnership Center is hiring a Home Ownership Advisor.

The Home Ownership Advisor (Housing Counselor) is responsible for providing comprehensive, individual housing counseling services to customers, consistent with the organization’s mission, and in compliance with regulatory/funding requirements. The Advisor assists potential homebuyers in overcoming the roadblocks that prevent them from purchasing a home, which may include budgeting, credit and financial counseling. The Advisor also conducts Home Buyer and Home Owner Education workshops in a group setting. 

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