Avery County Habitat dedicates 37th home
To arrive at the dream of homeownership, Jeremy and Amber logged hundreds of “sweat-equity” hours and attended homeowner education classes covering a variety of topics. The Champions were also a part of Avery Habitat’s inaugural round of Financial Peace University, a nine-week financial management course intended to not only help participants earn and spend wisely, but to transform their entire outlook towards money. Habitat for Humanity considers its services a hand-up, not a hand-out, therefore, the Champions have assumed a zero-interest, 20-year mortgage on their new home. “Because Avery Habitat serves as the mortgage note holder,” Corey Bullock, Avery Habitat’s development director said, “we are able to offer zero-percent interest rates to our partner families, thus resulting in a lower monthly mortgage payment.”
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