Robert Stevens helps veterans realize dream of homeownership


By John McVey

A chance meeting at the corner of Martin and Queen streets in downtown Martinsburg between two veterans spurred a new program that turns homeless vets into homeowners.

“I just ran into him, and he said give him a call and now I have my own home,” Raymond Crook said, describing how he met Robert “Rob” Stevens, a real estate agent with ERA Liberty Real Estate in Martinsburg. “We formed a bond. We both have PTSD. He understands trust issues.”

Stevens, by helping Crook find a home, has now started a program at the Martinsburg Veterans Administration Medical Center to help vets go through the process of improving their credit score, applying for financial assistance and buying a home.

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