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What Your Neighbors Are Saying

“One thing I really like about working with Virginia Housing is that when someone has been prequalified for a Virginia Housing loan, I can be confident—as can the sellers—that they really can get the financing for the homes I’m showing them. Owning a home is still the American dream, and so far I haven’t had any first-time buyers that Virginia Housing hasn’t been able to help make their dream come true.”
Sharon Stiltner, Century 21 - Lebanon

“As a local housing professional for over 40 years, Virginia Housing has been the catalyst to create many first time homeowners and assist so many young people to remain in our region!”
Monty Salyer, Executive Director, Wise County Redevelopment & Housing Authority

“I have worked in partnership with the Virginia Housing Mobile office in SWVA since the 1990s. People, Inc. provides professional housing counseling, including budget and credit counseling, to first-time home buyers to prepare them for pre-qualification with Virginia Housing. This partnership really works! Records over the past ten years from 2009 show a 6.1-million-dollar impact of loans closed in our area. Yay Virginia Housing!!!”
Jamie Gross, Senior Housing Counselor, People Incorporated of Virginia - Abingdon

“I look forward to the Virginia Housing mobile office being utilized once again. Virginia Housing is my lender of choice for low to moderate income buyers. Most of these buyers do not have the funds available to pay closing costs; with Virginia Housing, they do not have those expenses. The mobile unit is vital in our area as we work with many buyers who are disabled and/or do not drive. The mobile unit provides access to a lender close to home that can provide loans for their unique needs. Thank you so much for this wonderful program!"
Brenda Hill, Appalachian Realty Execs. - Wise

“Working with Allen is an excellent experience. When I send him an application I usually hear back the same day—you just don’t get that anywhere else. And I’m always pleased about how he works with buyers when they don’t qualify for a loan. He will tell them exactly what they need to fix and help them to get ready to qualify to buy in the future. That’s why when he prequalifies a buyer, I never have to worry if the loan will close, and I really appreciate that.”
Margaret Evans, Evans Real Estate & Auction Co. - Martinsville

“When I think of Virginia Housing, I think of personal service. Allen holds your hand all the way, from beginning to end, to make things work. He and VHDA are much more personally involved than any other lending institution we work with, and always go above and beyond to make sure our first-time homebuyers have a good experience. I also appreciate that he comes to me—stopping by when he's in the area to see if we need applications or help with anything—so I don’t have to catch up with him.”
Robert Foley, Four Rivers Realty - Stuart

“Allen is fast, efficient and very knowledgeable. When I submit an application for pre-approval, I always hear back the same day, which is amazing! Every homebuyer transaction I’ve ever done through Virginia Housing has always gone smoothly. I’ve never had a surprise at closing, or any hold-ups getting to closing. And I think it has a lot to do with Allen being sincerely dedicated to their mission to help first-time homebuyers—a sincerity that definitely comes across. It’s nice to have partners that are so easy to work with.”
Patricia Connolly Grove, Community Development Coordinator, Accomack-Northampton Planning District Commission - Eastern Shore


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Phone: 804-915-3146
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