Home Ownership

Your full-service home ownership partner

Whether you’re looking to buy your first home, or you already own one, let NeighborWorks Umpqua be your one-stop shop for important homebuyer and homeowner resources. Our mission is to help you navigate the home buying process, find the home that’s right for you and be there in your corner from the day you get the keys through the years of home ownership to come.

Help for first time homebuyers

If you’ve been dreaming about buying your first home and you’re not sure where to start, NeighborWorks Umpqua has a team of certified home buyer experts ready to help you take that first step. Learn more…

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Success Stories

Here are just a few of the many NeighborWorks Umpqua customer success stories. Contact us today to start writing yours!

Dan’s Success Story Brings Him Independence

Kriss Buys Her First Home at Age 59

David’s Successful Advice

Neesha, the Youngest Homeowner in Her Family


Help for current homeowners

If you’ve recently purchased a home, or if you’ve been a home owner for a while and you’re looking to make the most of your investment, NeighborWorks Umpqua offers a number of services to help.

Homeowner education
Our University of HOME homeowner workshop will help you learn money saving tips and tricks to protect your investment. Learn more…

Foreclosure intervention counseling

If you own a home and you’re having trouble with your mortgage payments, NeighborWorks Umpqua provides free Foreclosure Intervention counseling to help you avoid foreclosure and keep your home. Learn more…

Post purchase counseling
Keeping your largest investment in good order can be a big job. Meet with one of our Homeownership Specialists to develop a customized plan that covers home maintenance, planning for repairs, savings, and readiness for refinancing. The Training Center can get you ready to meet a Homeownership Specialist.

Reverse mortgage counseling
Some homeowners above age 62 may be eligible for a reverse mortgage — a home loan that allows you to convert part of the equity of your home into cash. NeighborWorks Umpqua offers reverse mortgage counseling that is fully certified by HUD. Learn more…