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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 1, 2017
Manalapan, New Jersey, November 2, 2017 – Navicore Solutions was recently awarded $3,000 from the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation in support of their Pre-Purchase Housing Counseling Program in New Jersey. The Wells Fargo Housing Foundation is committed to creating affordable and sustainable housing, and investing in neighborhood revitalization efforts to build stronger communities. Through partnerships with nonprofit housing counseling organizations, such as Navicore Solutions, the Wells Fargo Foundation is able to accomplish their mission.
As a nonprofit financial counseling organization, Navicore Solutions is committed to advocating for consumers and helping to stabilize households and neighborhoods throughout the country. Over the past couple of years, the agency sought to expand their preventative financial counseling programs and as a result have developed a financial coaching program, student loan counseling program and a pre-purchase housing counseling program.
Navicore Solutions’ Pre-Purchase Housing Counseling Program in New Jersey has assisted over 200 first time home buyers in 2017 and it is anticipated to significantly increase in 2018 as they continuously work to promote and develop their homebuyer programs. After completing a Pre-Purchase Housing Counseling session, homebuyers are armed with knowledge of the home-buying process and mortgage loans and are better prepared to become sustainable homeowners.
Learn More: What Is Pre-Purchase Housing Counseling?
Homeownership counseling and education helps to provide a continuum of services that result in sustainable homeownership, stable neighborhoods and fewer foreclosures. The Wells Fargo Foundation and Navicore Solutions are working together to make a positive impact throughout communities in New Jersey.
If you are planning to purchase a home and are interested in Pre-Purchase Housing Counseling, you can reach out to Navicore Solutions by visiting https://navicoresolutions.org/contact-us/ or calling 866-472-4557.
About Navicore Solutions
Navicore Solutions strengthens the well-being of individuals and families through education, guidance, advocacy and support. Founded in 1991, they provide a wide range of services including: credit counseling to consumers in need; education programs through workshops, courses and written material; debt management plan to provide debt relief for applicable consumers; student loan counseling for those struggling with student loan debt; and housing counseling services in the areas of pre-purchase, default and reverse mortgage. The agency is an advocate of financial education helping communities achieve and maintain financial stability.
About the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation
Since their inception in 1993, the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation has invested more than $190 million, along with mobilizing 4.7 million team member volunteer hours, to build and rehabilitate 7,100 homes and counting. They work with nonprofit organizations to create affordable and sustainable housing initiatives serving low-and-moderate-income households, including those for seniors, veterans, and under-served families. By investing and volunteering in support of neighborhood revitalization efforts, the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation helps to build stronger communities throughout the country.
Lauren Lovett has been with Navicore Solutions for seven years serving as a Certified Credit Counselor and Grant Writer. While in these roles, she has witnessed the positive impact that the organization’s counseling services has on improving the money management skills and economic security of individuals and families in need.