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 Invites Former Customers to June Celebration

There is lots to celebrate this month at the HomeOwnership Center. June is national home ownership month, and as would be expected, this always is a matter of celebration at the HomeOwnership Center. One way the organization celebrates each year is by cutting in half the cost of their home buyer education workshop for the month. The first week of June is National NeighborWorks Week, and as a NeighborWorks member organization, the HomeOwnership Center is happy to promote this year’s theme of Advancing Opportunity, as this is what they strive to do every day for area residents who are seeking the opportunity to become home owners.

This year, however, is particularly special, as the HomeOwnership Center is celebrating twenty years of creating and supporting successful home owners in north central West Virginia. Continue reading “HomeOwnership Center Invites Former Customers to June Celebration”

HomeOwnership Center Partners with Local YouthBuild Program to Promote Financial Capability

Are you “financially capable”? What does financial capability mean to you? Does it mean you can pay your bills each month? Or create a budget and stick to it? Does it mean you can put aside some savings toward your plans for the future? It can mean different things to different people, but whatever the definition, the HomeOwnership Center is a local organization dedicated to helping people get to “yes”.

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HomeOwnership Center Celebrates 20 Years

ELKINS — Sometimes a little information can go a long way. For nearly 900 households in the region, information that came from the HomeOwnership Center Inc. helped them buy a house.

The HomeOwnership Center has been offering personalized financial advising, credit analysis and mortgage loans for 20 years, and during that time it often has been the difference between a family buying a home or not.

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