CDCU Success Story, August 2013
Buying a home in today’s market can be challenging, especially for a first-time homebuyer on a limited budget making offers on homes against multiple homebuyers. With so many offers being made on the same home, many buyers are squeezed out of the bidding process early on and quickly find themselves back in search mode.
CDCU Success Story June 2013
Brandon and Carly Kerby were tired of moving and wanted a home of their own where they could settle down and raise their four daughters. Therefore, with a real estate agent at their side they began searching for a home not realizing at the time that an unexpected path would lead them to homeownership.
CDCU Success Story April 2013
A growing interest in making home repairs that also improve your family’s health and well being has been a catalyst for changing how Community Development Corporation of Utah develops home improvement projects and newly constructed homes. The Brown family project on Roberta Street in the City of South Salt Lake is a model for this new approach and the power of cooperating resources.
CDCU Success Story September 2012
Over 20 years ago, Walt and Cindy Cluett moved to Southern Utah and bought an older house they could fix up and make their own. As the years passed, Walt and Cindy invested a lot of time and money into making the house a great home for their five children, who are all grown now, and for the many foster children they would care for over the years. Then, late in 2009, life took an unexpected turn. Walt was laid off at work and Cindy’s earnings alone were not enough to pay all of the bills and the mortgage.
CDCU Success Story, July 2012
Tim and Sharon Lockwood are hard-working homeowners who never imagined they would be dealing with foreclosure. However, a series of unfortunate events left them on the difficult and unfamiliar path to saving their home.
CDCU Success Story, May 2012
As a full-service affordable homeownership agency founded in 1990, Community Development Corporation of Utah (CDCU) has been fortunate to see how its housing programs have made a positive difference in the lives of many families throughout the state. Whether it be an informative homebuyer education class and pre-purchase counseling session for someone looking to purchase their first home, or a homeowner receiving foreclosure counseling to help save their home, the outcome often proves to be a rewarding experience for both parties.
CDCU Success Story, August 2011
Community Development Corporation of Utah (CDCU) recently had the opportunity to help fulfill a homeownership need for Julia McKinney, a single mother with seven children living on a limited income who was in need of a safe and affordable place to raise her children. The following is a summary of her story in her own words.