The HomeOwnership Center, Inc. is in the business of making home owners, but reaching that goal can be more of a challenge for some than it is for others.
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.
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.
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.
The HomeOwnership Center is happy to welcome Jenifer (Pingley) Clay to its staff as its new Program Coordinator. To complement its Home Buyer services, Jenifer will be responsible for developing the organization’s new Home Owner services division. This new bundle of services will offer low-interest home repair loans, mortgage refinancing, financial counseling, and educational classes in home maintenance to residents in the area who already own their own homes.
So, you’ve already discovered that the HomeOwnership Center is a reliable, local source for mortgage lending and for home buyer education and guidance. Now we’ve made it even easier for you to find out about our activities and learn all you want to know about the home buying process with our new Facebook page!
We are proud to announce that Katherine (Kate) Somers has been hired as the Executive Director of the HomeOwnership Center.
HomeOwnership Center is currently celebrating the 15-year anniversary of its incorporation in June—National Home Ownership Month. We’ve helped hundreds of people obtain homeownership. Here’s an excerpt from an article which ran in the Elkins InterMountain newspaper.
In December 2013, NeighborWorks America, our primary source of funding, recently wrote about the “big impact” the HomeOwnership Center is having in West Virginia. Here’s an excerpt.
Pre-purchase Housing Counseling and Education Makes First-Time Homebuyers One-Third Less Likely to Have Serious Mortgage Trouble