We help people just like you – homebuyers, homeowners, and tax clients – everyday. But don’t take our word for it! This is what our clients have to say about us…
“This class was very informative. New homebuyers should take this class!”
“I really enjoyed listening to what the lender, realtors, and home inspector had to say about the process of buying a house.”
– November Homebuyer Class Grads (11/2017)
– Elaine Walker of Chapel Hill (11/2017)
Elaine is grateful to Reinvestment Partners and the NC Foreclosure Prevention Fund for helping save her home and farm after recovering from breast cancer. The one-time reinstatement helped her get back on her feet.
“The services they provided were excellent. They made me feel worry-free and I would recommend [Reinvestment Partners] to anyone that finds themself in a situation like mine.“
– Derry Spragion of Durham (11/2017)
“Great experience! I feel very happy with the way I was treated . The staff was very helpful and very courteous. I have just nice words to say about Reinvestment Partners!“
– Julissa Olivares Polanco of Durham (11/2017)
– Kenneth & Tisha Fenderson of Durham (11/2017)
Kenneth and Tisha are in their home this holiday season thanks to Reinvestment Partners and the NC Foreclosure Prevention Fund. They came to us for assistance after both suffering layoffs, and are grateful to have their mortgage payments covered while they job search.
“I would like to thank Rosa, and note her incredible helpfulness in a recent appointment. She could not have done more. Her courtesy, assistance, and time are most appreciated. A BIG thank you to Susan also for her patience, time, expertise and help. “
– Tax Client (10/2017)
“I was out of work for approximately 5 months and at risk of losing my home. The day I contacted the HUD counselor in the county I resided, no one was available. I called the Durham County number that was provided an instantly my life changed for the better!
At Reinvestment Partners I left a message with Ms. Angella Coleman and Rosa and was immediately called back. They immediately took my information, provided a list of documents I would need to have available, and set up a meeting within the next week. The staff was warm and caring.”
– Robin O. of Henderson (10/2017)
– Charlene Carver of Roxboro (10/2017)
Congrats to Charlene on being approved for NC Foreclosure Prevention Funds! A single mother and recently divorced, she is working full time and attending school. These funds will pay her mortgage while she job searches.
– Clifford Richardson of Creedmor (10/2017)
Clifford was approved for NC Foreclosure Prevention Funds, which will pay for his mortgage while he searches for a job. He is returning to work after caring for his ailing mother.
“I learned a lot about budgeting, and about managing your credit report. And about how important it is to pay bills on time.”
“The experience was enlightening for me — informative and authoritative. I got a great deal of insight from experts in the field.”
– September Homebuyer Class Grads (09/2017)
“If it wasn’t for the help of Reinvestment Partners, I would have lost my home and been out on the street. Thank you!“
– Monica Lehman of Siler City (09/2017)
– Martha Dyer of Durham (09/2017)
We have helped Martha through multiple hardships over the past 4 years. She has received NC Foreclosure Prevention Funds, a forbearance agreement, and most recently a loan modification that saves her $176.95/month!
“The entire process was smooth and efficient. Ms. Coleman was very knowledgeable about the process, told me everything I needed, and was able to answer all my questions. I would definitely recommend the service and Ms. Coleman.“
– Gwendolyn Marie Jordan of Durham (09/2017)
“Very professional… and skillful navigating the home modification system. I’m very elated with the outcome and would recommend this program to others!“
– Harold Anderson of Durham (09/2017)
“This class opens your mind up to so many questions and answers… so much that you never thought to ask.”
“I learned so much about home buying!”
– August Homebuyer Class Grads (08/2017)
“My counselor, Mrs. Angella Coleman, was sensational and very abreast of the process. She was extremely instrumental in helping to get this completed and I am thankful!“
– Siaka Kromah of Creedmoor (08/2017)
Siaka came to Reinvestment Partners after going through a divorce and suffering multiple job losses. He was approved for NC Foreclosure Prevention Funds to pay his mortgages and HOA dues for 16 months while he job searches.
“I received the best service possible. I feel it gave me a life-line at a time in my life when all seemed out of control. I feel these services saved my life!“
– Brenda Ellis of Durham (08/2017)
“My experience with Reinvestment Partners has been very positive. My counselor, Ms. Angella Coleman, made sure I understod the entire process and answered all of my questions and concerns. Understanding my situation and educating me with all my options gave me a peace of mind, which I needed during the application process.“
– Inga Riley of Durham (08/2017)
“The staff at Reinvestment Partners has been totally professional in their attempts to assist me through the entire application process. Mrs. Coleman has gone the extra mile on my behalf. My family and I are forever grateful!“
– Antoinette Wilson of Raleigh (08/2017)
Antoinette was approved for the NC Foreclosure Prevention Fund PRRLE program, which paid off the balance of her mortgage. This is a relief for her, as her social security disability payments don’t cover her monthly expenses.
“The homebuyer workshop helped us to understand the homebuying process. It provided us with the resources we need to buy a house!
– July Homebuyer Class Grads (07/2017)
“Process was very professional. Angella was able to answer all of my questions and made me feel at ease. This is an excellent program!“
– Deborah Morris of Raleigh (07/2017)
– Evelyn Newton of Durham (07/2017)
Evelyn came to our agency after suffering multiple hardships in a short period of time, including job loss and divorce. With our assistance, she applied for and received NC Foreclosure Prevention Funds to save her home!
“Mrs. Angella didn’t give up on me. It was a great experience to work with Reinvestment Partners!“
– Anita Holloway of Durham (07/2017)
“The assistance and service I received from Angella Coleman and Rosa was at all times professional, prompt, and superb at all levels. Ms. Coleman went beyond my expectations...“
– Ulaine Washington of Hillsborough (07/2017)
“Mrs. Coleman gave us everything we needed and more to get our assistance.“
– Nathan Graham & Bonita Forbes-Graham of Durham (07/2017)
Nathan and Bonita were approved for NC Foreclosure Prevention Funds after both suffering hardships in 2016. Nathan was laid off, Bonita was diagnosed with cancer and had to leave work. NCFPF funds will help to pay their mortgage while the couple searches for work.
“This class was a great mix of written explanations and examples, contact information, talks, question and answer sessions with a variety of people involved in the homebuying process.”
– June Homebuyer Class Grads (06/2017)
– Evannia Burch of Durham (06/2017)
Evannia has been approved for NC Foreclosure Prevention Funds that will pay her mortgage and HOA fees for 21 months! Evannia suffered multiple financial hardships that qualified her for this assistance, including job loss, separation from her spouse, and enrollment in school.
“Very professional. The process was painless. Very good experience!”
“Professional and kind. Happy with our experience!”
– Mark & Jami Ivey of Durham (06/2017)
“The employees (Ms. Coleman and Ms. Rosa) have been very professional and extremely knowledgeable of their respective roles. I am very appreciative of their support and work ethic. Thank you all! 🙂“
– Natalyn Bradshaw of Durham (06/2017)
– Shewakena Munawe & Menor Worenta of Durham (06/2017)
Shewakena is a self-employed taxi driver who came to Reinvestment Partners after seeing a significant loss of business. He was approved for NC Foreclosure Prevention Funds to pay his mortgage and HOA fees for 18 months while he searches for work.
“The staff at Reinvestment Partners are kind and efficient. Mrs. Coleman worked endlessly to help me complete my paperwork and ensure I was successful throughout the process.“
– Brenda Mayfield of Durham (06/2017)
– Maggie Bizzell & Steven Purefoy of Durham (05/2017)
Maggie and Steven came to Reinvestment Partners after suffering a job loss. With the assistance of Angella, their housing counselor, they were approved for NC Foreclosure Prevention Funds to pay their mortgage while Maggie continues her job search.
– Michael Dahl of Snow Camp (05/2017)
Michael, a disabled veteran, was approved for NC Foreclosure Prevention Funds to save his home! Here he celebrates with his counseling team, Rosa and Angella.
“Larry Chapman was very professional, knowledgeable, and patient in answering our questions. He was very helpful with the process of saving and keeping our home. Thank God for Reinvestment Partners, Larry Chapman, and the friendly staff!“
– Lavin & Vonda Summers of Henderson (05/2017)
Congrats to Lavin and Vonda, who were approved for NC Foreclosure Prevention Funds! They sought mortgage assistance after having both lost their jobs and unemployment benefits ended. MPP funds will pay 18 months of mortgage payments while they continue to search for work.
– Kaneika Grant-Alston & Kyle Alston of Durham (05/2017)
Kaneika and Kyle came to Reinvestment Partners after suffering 3 layoffs in 7 months. We helped them apply for NC Foreclosure Prevention Funds to save their home, and they were approved! These funds will pay their two mortgages and HOA dues for 25 months while they search for work.
“This class was awesome! Very informative.”
“All encompassing [info]. Great experience!”
– April Homebuyer Class Grads (04/2017)
“My experience with Reinvestment Partners was very rewarding. Angella is very nice, patient, and will help you with your financial goals. She was able to help me retain ownership of my home. Thank you, Angella!“
– Mattie James of Durham (04/2017)
Mattie James weathered several hardships over the past few years: the loss of her husband and two lay-offs. With her housing counselor’s help she resolved probate and title issues related to her home, and has been approved for the NC Foreclosure Prevention Fund PRRLE program. These funds will pay over 60% of her mortgage principal, allowing her to remain in her home while she continues job searching.
“The staff was very detailed and organized. [They] provided me with vital information that was very much needed.“
– Timothy Crawford of Durham (04/2017)
“My wife and I didn’t know what to expect, since we never needed mortgage assistance before. Reinvestment Partners helped us and we were able to start making payments on time again. Thank you!!“
“Wonderful service. [Reinvestment Partners] explained everything very well.”
– Timothy Ford & Shana Washington-Ford of Durham (04/2017)
Lucille Patterson of Durham has received NC Foreclosure Prevention Funds to pay her mortgage for 18 months! Lucille came to us after being laid off in 2016. She was working multiple jobs while caring for her granddaughter. These funds will give her time to search for a full-time job.
Listen to Lucille’s grateful words here:
– Betty Bowden of Oxford (04/2017)
Betty Bowden of Oxford is saving $400/month thanks to a permanent loan modification! Betty lost her husband in 2012 and has since been working tirelessly to retain her home.
– Ebony Edwards of Chapel Hill (04/2017)
Ebony Edwards of Chapel Hill and her son were all smiles after we helped them save their home. Ebony, a separated mother of four, was laid off from her job of 13 years in 2016. With the help of her housing counselor, she applied for NC Foreclosure Prevention Funds and was approved! These funds will pay her mortgage for 30 months while she attends school.
– Geraldine Collins-Lynch of Warrenton (03/2017)
We helped Geraldine Collins-Lynch save her home! Geraldine faced several financial hardships, including becoming a relative’s caregiver and losing her spouse. By working with her servicer, we helped her obtain a forbearance agreement and permanent loan modification.
“Reinvestment Partners was a life saver for me. They worked very hard to get me the outcome I needed. The end result made me feel like I had hit the jackpot! Give them a try.“
– Loreana Chavis of Durham (03/2017)
– March 4th Homebuyer Class Grads (03/2017)
Stephanie and Meredith are just two of the happy homebuyers who attended our March 4th homebuyer class. These ladies came from Raleigh and Chapel Hill to get some “excellent [homebuying] information.”
“I am truly grateful for helping me save my house. Service was outstanding! Was a pleasure working with [Reinvestment Partners]. Rating – 5 stars!“
– Jonia Weaver of Durham (03/2017)
– Mark Bumper of Durham (03/2017)
Mark Bumper experienced multiple hardships in the past few years that impacted his finances, including a layoff. His housing counselor helped him apply for NC Foreclosure Prevention Funds, and he was approved! The Mortgage Payment Program will pay 18 months of mortgage payments while Mark continues his job search.
– Margarita McBroom of Efland (03/2017)
Margarita McBroom of Efland came to us after experiencing 10 months of underemployment. She worked with a housing counselor, Angella, to apply for the NC Foreclosure Prevention Fund and was approved! Margarita received a one-time reinstatement to pay past-due mortgage and HOA payments.
“This class was very educational. Would definitely recommend a friend!”
“Explained a complex process in a way that made me more comfortable and prepared to buy my first home.”
– February Homebuyer Class Grads (02/2017)
“I found Angella and all the staff at Reinvestment Partners to be extremely helpful through the process. Thanks very much for the help!“
– Michael Caraway of Durham (02/2017)
– Kerry Kennedy of Raleigh (02/2017)
Kerry Kennedy was all smiles after being approved for NC Foreclosure Prevention Funds! Kerry sought assistance from other counseling agencies, without success, before coming to Reinvestment Partners. We assisted him in applying for the Mortgage Payment Program, due to underemployment, and his application was approved!
– Elbert Smith of Durham (01/2017)
Elbert Smith came to us after experiencing multiple hardships in the past year, including underemployment. He was happy to be approved for NC Foreclosure Prevention Funds, which will allow him to complete his masters degree and seek better employment.
“Mrs. Angella Coleman was very helpful and patient with me and my family. She is amazing and we are very thankful!”
“Mrs. Angella was very great and helpful with the whole process.”
– Tamara & José Buitrago of Franklinton (01/2017)
“I am so grateful for the compassionate service of Reinvestment Partners. They turned a very stressful situation into a hopeful outcome. Thank you for saving our home!”
“Very professional attitude by all staff. [Reinvestment Partners] stayed in constant contact with us so we could be approved ASAP.”
– Virginia & Richard Thompson of Chapel Hill (01/2017)
“I would like to thank Mrs. Angella Coleman here at Reinvestment Partners for all her help and time [spent] with me saving my home. My experience was great!”
– Sandra Powell of Durham (01/2017)
– Karen Evans of Durham (01/2017)
We’re ringing in 2017 with more client success stories! Meet Karen Evans of Durham, who received NC Foreclosure Prevention Funds to save her home. Karen was self-employed for years before business declined to the point she was forced to close the business. These funds will reinstate past due mortgage and HOA payments.
– Mei Hu of Durham (12/2016)
Most people don’t know when their hardship will hit, but some do. Mei Hu of Durham came to us after receiving notice at work that she would be laid off. Working with her housing counselor in advance, Mei applied for NC Foreclosure Prevention Funds after being laid off. Her application was approved and she now has the peace of mind that her mortgage will be paid while she searches for work.
“I never expected to find myself out of work with so much difficulty in finding another job in my field. It’s a stressful and frightening experience. I’m so thankful that Reinvestment Partners is here to help me in this tough time in my life.”
– Amber Brown of Durham (12/2016)
Amber Brown of Durham was approved for NC Foreclosure Prevention Funds to save her home! Amber was laid off in July of this year, and has had trouble finding work in her field. Her MPP application was approved in 30 short days and will pay her mortgage and HOA fees for 18 months, while she continues to search for work.
“I really enjoyed the opportunity to speak with all the different experts who are part of the home-buying process in a small setting. I felt comfortable having my questions answered!”
“Reinvestment Partners gave great insight into home ownership.”
– December Homebuyer Class Grads (12/2016)
“I would like to thank Larry [my housing counselor] and everyone here for helping. May God bless you for everything you did. Your kindness is very much appreciated!”
– Rena Gaddy of Durham (11/2016)
– Jane Bah of Clayton (11/2016)
Congrats to Jane Bah of Clayton, who received NC Foreclosure Prevention Funds to save her home! Jane suffered a job loss in 2011, which made it difficult to pay her mortgage. MPP funds will pay for her mortgage for 18 months while she continues to search for work.
“Today is a good day — I was approved [for NC Foreclosure Prevention Funds]! The process was easy once I did my part. Angella was very kind and patient with me. To that I say thank you!”
– Pamela McNeil of Durham (11/2016)
“A very step by step informational class…”
“I really enjoyed all the speakers and the great advice that was given to me as a first time homebuyer.”
– November Homebuyer Class Grads (11/2016)
“Reinvestment Partners was very professional and speedy in helping me secure my home. They stepped in during my hardship and this will allow me to become more financially stable.”
– Melissa Pritchett of Durham (11/2016)
– Phyllis Joyner of Durham (11/2016)
Congrats to Phillis Joyner of Durham, who’s been approved for NC Foreclosure Prevention Funds! Ms. Joyner was laid off in late 2014, and has since been trying to make ends meet with temporary jobs and self-employment. MPP funds will pay her mortgage as she attends school and continues to search for work.
“Thank you! After a very difficult time, you all really came through for us! We appreciate people who care!”
– William & Kirsha Dudenhausen of Durham (11/2016)
Congrats to William and Kirsha Dudenhausen of Durham, who received NC Foreclosure Prevention Funds to save their home! The Dudenhausen family suffered medical and job loss hardships, which hindered their ability to pay their mortgage. MPP funds will pay their mortgage for the next 13 months during their job search.
– Monica Bell & Orelia Lewis of Durham (11/2016)
Monica Bell and Orelia Lewis of Durham have received NC Foreclosure Prevention Funds to save their home! After suffering multiple medical hardships, their mortgage and county taxes have been brought current with a one-time reinstatement. We have worked with Ms. Lewis since 2013, during which time she also received a forbearance agreement and loan modification.
“I love this class! It’s the best thing I could have done for my family.”
“This has been a very eye-opening class. I hope more members of the community have the opportunity to experience it.”
– October Homebuyer Class Grads (10/2016)
“We are so thankful for Reinvestment Partners and the staff — very helpful, kind, and professional. They helped us keep our home of 20 years.”
– Judy & Daniel Davis of Smithfield (11/2016)
Judy and Daniel Davis of Smithfield have received NC Foreclosure Prevention Funds to save their home from foreclosure! After years of medical and job loss hardships, MPP funds will reinstate their loan and make additional payments while Mr. Davis continues his job search.
“Reinvestment Partners was very very helpful during the process. Angella Coleman [housing counselor] was competent and professional. She could sense my frustration at times, but always remained calm and helped me do and get what I needed.”
– Brian Edwards of Durham (10/2016)
Congrats to Brian Edwards of Durham, who has been approved for funds from the NC Foreclosure Prevention Fund! Mr. Edwards left work in late 2014 due to illness, and since returning to work has been underemployed. MPP funds will pay his mortgage as he continues to search for work in his field.
“My experience with [RP] was awesome. Ms. Coleman was very helpful. They helped me save my home, and I am able to go to school to better myself. Thank you!”
“Great experience. Friendly, loving, concern[ed] individuals.”
– Sandra Johnson & Patrick Bailey of Durham (10/2016)
Sandra Johnson and Patrick Bailey of Durham take a photo with their housing counselor, Angella Coleman. Ms. Johnson came to us after being diagnosed with cancer, which caused her to leave work. The NC Foreclosure Prevention Fund approved MPP funds to pay the couple’s mortgage and HOA fees while Ms. Johnson attends school.
– Alconza Lofton of Raleigh (10/2016)
Alconza Lofton of Raleigh thanks his housing counselor, Angella Coleman, for helping him save his home! Mr. Lofton was laid off in 2012, with only spotty employment since. He came to us in October 2015 and — after overcoming various hurdles — was approved for NC Foreclosure Prevention Fund funds that will reinstate 30 months of mortgage and HOA payments.
– Jacqueline and Stacy Parham of Henderson (10/2016)
Jacqueline and Stacy Parham of Henderson will be able to keep their home, despite suffering a layoff in October 2015. In under 60 days, the NC Foreclosure Prevention Fund approved funds to pay their mortgage during their continued job search.
– Kadiatou Diallo of Durham (09/2016)
Kadiatou Diallo of Durham was approved for funds from the NC Foreclosure Prevention Fund in just 60 days! These funds will pay her mortgage and HOA (Home Owners Association) fees for 18 months while she continues her job search, after losing work in January.
“Reinvestment Partners helped me save my home!”
– Kenny Terry of High Point (09/2016)
Kenny Terry of High Point is saving $228/month on his mortgage thanks to our dedicated counselors, Lorisa and Larry. After a year of hard work, Mr. Terry’s mortgage balance was reduced by $30K and all accumulated late fees were waived!
And all this was done via telephone, email, and written correspondence. Mr. Terry met his counselors for the first time this month at the closing of his new loan.
– Celia Chavis of Oxford (09/2016)
Celia Chavis of Oxford received funds from the PRRLE program to pay the balance of her mortgage in full!
Celia came to Reinvestment Partners in 2012 after suffering a job loss, and was granted MPP assistance while she searched for a job. A year later we helped her obtain a Special Forbearance and Loan Modification. She is currently disabled and receiving Social Security Disability, which contributed to her PRRLE eligibility.
– Deborah Lockwood of Durham (08/2016)
Deborah Lockwood of Durham received funds from the NC Foreclosure Prevention Fund to reinstate her mortgage, after falling behind due to a qualified hardship. We helped her apply for assistance during 1-on-1 sessions with a certified housing counselor.
– Dorothea Ollie-Barnes of Durham (08/2016)
Dorothea Ollie-Barnes of Durham was all smiles after we helped her save her home! She received NC Foreclosure Prevention Fund assistance to reinstate her loan and pay her mortgage, after experiencing a qualified hardship.
– John Orr of Hillsborough (07/2016)
Congratulations to our client, John Orr of Hillsborough. He received funding through the NC Foreclosure Prevention Fund after experiencing a qualified hardship. Here he celebrates with his counselor, Angella!
– Mary Neal of Durham (07/2016)
Congratulations to our client, Mary Neal of Durham. She’s saving $502.70 every month thanks to a permanent loan modification that reduced her mortgage payment!
“…I thank God for you. [T]hanks for all your hard work… you are a blessing. [T]hanks for the prayers and all the paperwork you help me do.”
– D.A. Emory (06/2016)
“This course did teach me a lot and I really enjoyed it! I just wish I had known all this a few years sooner.”
– Online Homebuyer Course Graduate (06/2016)
“The info was very helpful! [The course] covered much more than expected.”
– Online Homebuyer Course Graduate (06/2016)
“Thank you… for your assistance since the month of May last year. [We received] funds from the North Carolina Foreclosure Prevention Fund, for us to start getting back on our feet and to prevent the loss of our house. May our Good Lord Bless your Agency… Reinvestment Partners. …Thanks a lot for your help and follow-up actions.”
– M.O. (04/2016)
“Thank you for your help! You prevented us from losing our dream home. God bless you!”
“I want to send a sincere thank you for assisting our staff with the [Financial Literacy] lunch and learns. Larry was amazing and developed a following. I had people asking me when he was coming again… He’s easy to talk to, trustworthy, and clearly very knowledgeable. We really appreciate all that you are doing in Durham.”
– Kelly Warnock, Durham County Department of Public Health (03/2016)
A picture’s worth a thousand words.
Congratulations to our client, Lolita Guasp, who bought her first home yesterday! February 22, 2016 will be a day to remember, as she and three of her children moved into their first home in Southside.
Lolita worked for two and a half years with our Duke Home Buyer Club, preparing for home ownership… and her perseverance paid off! Here she celebrates with her home buying team.
“We wish to wholeheartedly convey our utmost gratitude to you and your agency for the successful processing and approval of our request for assistance at retaining our house where we have lived for about 18 years. …[W]e were a few months away from foreclosure and bankruptcy to halt the ever increasing accumulation of interests on our two mortgages, when we applied for assistance. …[You have] removed the cloud of uncertainty from us, and it will greatly enable us to retain our home permanently. Thank you very much…”
“Recently my home was in foreclosure and I was not able to speak with the mortgage lender. After contacting… Reinvestment Partners, [my counselor] was able to speak with the mortgage lender and… to successfully get my home suspended from foreclosure. Without her assistance, my family and I would not have a home today. [My counselor] worked many hours on different days to assist me with the proper paperwork needed to keep my home. …Again, I would like to thank you and your organization for all of the professional help in saving my home.”
“[T]hank you for your excellent assistance in obtaining my mortgage assistance! …from start to finish you made the process easy, comfortable, efficient, transparent and encouraging while never overstating the potential for approval. …You were kind, non-judgmental and an exemplary example of what a public servant can and should be.”
View one client’s story here:
“On a professional level, it’s good to have people like you guys here at Reinvestment Partners… I called everywhere for help, to no avail, then I contacted you guys here… [My counselor] was so patient and concerned about my situation. He called and got results that in return helped me to be able to stay in my home… Thanks Reinvestment Partners!”