Community Housing Partners (CHP) Homeownership is a Christiansburg-based non-profit organization whose mission is to create homes and communities that are healthy, sustainable and affordable. CHP Homeownership offers free one-on-one homeownership advising that helps answer all of the questions that may arise during the home buying process–from determining what you can afford to shopping for the best mortgage rate and everything in-between. They also offer a Homebuyer Education Class at no cost to help individuals understand the entire home buying experience.
To begin the process, visit the Community Housing Partners (CHP) Homeownership website and click on the “begin your journey now” button to create an online account or call 540-260-9039.
H&R Block offers Virginia Tech employees coupons for discounts on tax preparation products and services at participating H&R Block or Block Advisors offices as well as details on special pricing on software and online programs.
Employees looking to purchase or refinance their home can take advantage of exclusive discounts through Quicken Loans. Quicken Loans offers Virginia Tech employees, family, and friends $500 cash-back after closing, additional quarterly incentives, complimentary mortgage reviews, free educational webinars, and a dedicated team of VIP Mortgage Bankers. To start, call 1-888-980-8204 or visit VIP.QuickenLoans.com/VT
Rentec Direct offers employees a 20 percent discount on property management software and tenant screening solutions. Use code EDU2016 when checking out.
TransUnion Smartmove is an online portal that provides comprehensive credit reports for housing applications. SmartMove does not impact credit scores and keeps all private information hidden from the landlord. Hokies receive 20 percent off SmartMove QuickCheck services for housing applications with the code VTSave20.
Windsor Hills Apartments in Blacksburg will waive application fees for Virginia Tech employees. Employees must provide proof of employment.