Welcome to On the House, a podcast about homeownership and the home buying process. For our first episode, we'll introduce ourselves and answer some frequently asked questions about our down payment assistance programs. Want to learn more about down payment assistance? Then this is the episode for you!
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Note: While this episode was recorded in early 2020 prior to the COVID-19 crisis, the information is still accurate.
Meet Our On the House Hosts
Director, Homeownership Programs
Joniel has more than 30 years of experience as a housing professional. Before joining the TSAHC team in 2016, she spent seven years working for the Texas state housing agency and 20 years as a mortgage loan officer, mortgage company branch manager and REALTOR®. Her extensive knowledge of the real estate and mortgage industries gives her a unique perspective when educating families about buying a home.
Senior Manager, Homeownership Programs
Sarah Ellinor has worked in the housing industry for more than 13 years. Before joining TSAHC in 2012, she was employed as a housing/financial counselor with nonprofits located in North Carolina, Iowa, and Texas, helping families buy a home and achieve other financial goals. Her prior experience helps her understand the benefits of homeownership and the challenges facing Texas home buyers.
Specialist, Homeownership Programs
Frank Duplechain has worked in housing and finance since 2013. Before joining TSAHC in 2018, he spent five years in personal and business banking, managing branches for two national banks. He is an LSU Tiger and Cajun originally from Beaumont, Texas.
On the House blog posts are meant to provide general information on various housing-related issues, research and programs. We are not liable for any errors or inaccuracies in the information provided by blog sources. Furthermore, this blog is not legal advice and should not be used as a substitute for legal advice from a licensed professional attorney.