Buyer Success Stories

Centreville, Maryland - Hogar Hispano, Inc.

Hogar Hispano, Inc. purchased this Maryland single-family home and transformed it with more than $21,000 in rehabilitation to a family-ready home for a buyer who was at 67% of AMI. The family wanted to have their own place with a yard to call home for their children.

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Chicago, Illinois - Community Investment Corp. (CIC)

A long-time school teacher now has an affordable condominium in which to retire. Sheila, a 76-year-old widow still teaching full-time, hoped to find a home of her own for retirement, but assumed homeownership was out of her reach. She was thrilled to purchase this small condo unit in Morgan Park, the same neighborhood where she grew up. As a bonus, the unit is across the hall from her daughter's condo.

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Douglasville, Georgia - ANDP

This single-family home is in Douglas County, about 20 minutes from Atlanta, GA. The area was hard hit by the economic crisis, and then devastated by the worst flood in Georgia history in 2009, destroying many roads and homes. This five-bedroom home was built in 1991, and received extensive rehabilitation—more than $34,000—by the buyer, ANDP, Inc., due to a large amount of deferred maintenance. The new homeowners are first-time buyers with three children and fall into the 120% area median income guidelines.

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Lake Worth, Florida - R.E.A.C.H.

R.E.A.C.H., an NCST Community Buyer, took a vacant and dilapidated Palm Beach Gardens property, demolished it, and completed a newly built single-family home in Lake Worth, FL. Lake Worth, like much of Southern Florida, was hit hard in the 2008 economic crisis. The city is now rebounding; however, a large portion of the existing housing stock in the area is owned by investors who provide rental housing. R.E.A.C.H. has a mission to offer low- to moderate-income Floridians the opportunity to achieve home ownership.

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Success Stories

Centreville, Maryland - Hogar Hispano, Inc.

Hogar Hispano, Inc. purchased this Maryland single-family home and transformed it with more than $21,000 in rehabilitation to a family-ready home for a buyer who was at 67% of AMI. The family wanted to have their own place with a yard to call home for their children.