Author name: Stephen Osburn

Beginning The Year With Thanks

As the year 2023 draws to a close and 2024 dawns, I want to thank all of you for supporting OCCIF. This past year I’ve had the honor and pleasure of meeting many of you in different diocesan conferences and meetings. It’s great to see so many old friends, and introduce OCCIF to new audiences. 

New Construction Loans

This loan is for an Orthodox mission, parish, monastic community or institution for building projects for the construction of a parish temple, social hall, rectory, school or senior-related housing project. Once qualified through OCCIF’s Feasibility and Loan Application processes, we would lock in your interest rate. OCCIF will then establish a 12 to 18 month, …

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Straight Purchase Loans

This loan program is designed to include the purchase of new, undeveloped parcels of land or a property with existing improvements, capable of being used as a place of worship. This program requires the submission of a qualified appraisal, earlier in the evaluation and qualifying stages than other programs. OCCIF can lend up to 70% …

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Renovation Loans

Similar to our New Construction Loan program, the initial process required for funding remains the same but the loan amount range is significantly less to renovate versus build. The interim financing, as interest only payments, is also similar to our new Construction Loans but are limited to a maximum of 12 months in duration. After …

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Refinance Loans

OCCIF offers the ability to refinance existing debt, with the goal of provided a more competitive interest rate than conventional lenders. These loans are guaranteed through secured title to the project’s real property. OCCIF can only provide funding for projects where OCCIF provides the first mortgage.

Erik Holsinger, Media Consultant, OCCIF

Erik Holsinger helps with producing and directing all of OCCIF’s videos, presentations, and print media. Erik is an award-winning media producer with over 25 years of experience in video, interactive, online, and print production. As a producer Erik has created everything from corporate video work for Adobe Systems to educational CD-ROMS for McGraw-Hill to interactive theme …

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Rev. Fr. Stephen Osburn, Website & Social Media Manager, OCCIF

Father Stephen, ordained to the holy priesthood on March 6th, 2016, is currently the Rector of St. Mary’s Dormition in Calhan, Colorado. Fr. Stephen is a successful web designer, consultant, and Internet marketer. He has worked with many well-known clients, including Subway, Microsoft, Berkshire Hathaway, Synergy Real Estate, Vita4Life, Caster City, & Share Financial. He …

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