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…

Help for new homeowners

So you’ve purchased your dream home and now you’re wondering what’s next. Our University of HOME homeowner workshop will help you learn money saving tips and tricks to protect your investment.

Cost: $45.00

University of HOME enrollment form
University of HOME class schedule

Help for established homeowners

If you’re an established homeowner and you’re looking for ways to protect your investment, NeighborWorks Umpqua offers a number of programs and services to assist you.

Reverse mortgage (HECM) counseling

Find out if you are 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. To qualify, you must:

  • be 62 or older
  • have substantial equity in your home
  • be interested in finding how you can make your equity work for you

If you meet the criteria above, call NeighborWorks Umpqua for a one-on-one eligibility assessment and learn about the features, benefits and alternatives to reverse mortgages.

Call (541) 673-4909 to make an appointment.

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…