Category: home ownership

Winter Maintenance For Your Home

Weather the Winter SeasonFollowing a Schedule The comforts of a cozy, warm home in winter can help you forget about the short days and the multiple layers of clothing. Following a maintenance schedule throughout the year will certainly benefit you in the winter, but be aware of the hazards the… Read more »

Lunch Anyone?

First Home Club Prevailing wisdom says that there is no such thing as a “free lunch.” Well, think again: the “First Home Club” comes as close as anything can. If you are interested in buying your first house in the next year or two, this program is for you! Once… Read more »

We Appreciate Your Generous Support

Your Donation Matters “TRIP rents apartments at affordable prices.” “Really? I thought TRIP helps people become homeowners.” “No, TRIP is about rehabbing old, unmarketable homes and making them useable again.” “Hmm, I thought TRIP supported neighborhood leaders and associations.” Many people don’t know that TRIP does all of the above…… Read more »

Come the Housing Fair!

2013 Capital District Housing Fair Interested in buying or repairing a home?  Want to save money on utility bills?   Not sure who to call for a house inspections?  Visit us at the 2013 Capital Region Housing Fair Saturday, April 27th!  The event is from 10 am until 2 pm at… Read more »

Job Opening at The Homeownership Center

The TRIP NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center is currently looking for an Intake Specialist/ Outreach Coordinator to join our team. This person will likely be a client’s first interaction with our office. The right candidate’s primary responsibility will be to effectively interview distressed clients in danger of losing their homes in a… Read more »

RCHR Program Profile: Rensselaer County Homeownership Program (Small Cities)

Similar to the Homebuyer Incentive Program available in Troy, the Small Cities program offers prospective homebuyers in Rensselaer County grant funding to assist with down payments and closing costs. Eligible applicants do not need to currently live in Rensselear County. Administered by the RCHR & TRIP NeighborWorks Homeownership Center, Small… Read more »

Homecoming Dinner to Celebrate TRIP & RCHR’s Excellent Customer Service

The 2012 TRIP & RCHR Homecoming Dinner, happening on Monday, October 29th at 5:30pm at The Franklin Terrace Ballroom, 126 Campbell Ave., Troy, will honor NYS Assemblymember Ron Canestrari and Troy Treasure Michael Esposito.  It is also an opportunity to celebrate the high-quality services provided by TRIP & RCHR. One… Read more »

NYSERDA Energy Audits Help You Go Green and Save Money

Do you think your utilitiy bills are too high? Is your home chilly in the winter? Are your heating and cooling costs too high? TRIP can help you find the energy efficiency program that’s right for your home or apartment. Taking control of your energy use will save you money… Read more »

New Faces at TRIP: Caitlin Casterlin

Caitlin Casterlin Welcome to TRIP’s newest HomeOwnership Advisor, Caitlin Casterlin! With her strong financial background, having previously worked in banking and at the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce, Caitlin is sure to be a valuable member of the TRIP NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center team! Caitlin’s lifelong interest in helping people, especially on… Read more »