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Homes For Heroes
This week, I partnered with an organization called Homes for Heroes. Their mission is to assist police officers, firefighters, military personnel (active or retried), teachers, and health care workers have access to the dream of home ownership. I wanted to share the FAQ's about this program with you. If you would like to find out more information, please visit my website:
What is the Homes for Heroes program all about?
Homes for Heroes® provides real savings and rewards for heroes who work every day to make our communities safer and better places to live. Homes for Heroes is a network of real estate professionals who are prepared to give real savings to those who serve their communities, when they buy, sell or refinance a home.This program is our way to say Thank You!
Who qualifies as a hero?
Our core group of heroes include military (active and retired), law enforcement,firefighters, EMS, teachers and healthcare workers. If you think you might qualifyTell us what you do for your community. When you are buying, selling or refinancing a home, let us say thank you for all you do!
How much will I save?
The total amount you save will depend on the final selling or buying price of your home. Homes for Heroes affiliate Real Estate Agents agree to give 25% of their gross commission to be paid towards your closing. Discounted lender fees on purchases and refinances with a Homes for Heroes affiliate lender. The savings can be thousands of dollars!
Do I have to use all of your affiliates to receive the savings?
The rebates and savings offered through the Homes for Heroes program come directly from our real estate professionals. You can take advantage of thelending discounts, the real estate agent rebates or both!
Are there a lot of extra applications, forms and paperwork?
No! Register at HomesForHeroes.com and we will take care of directing you to our affiliated real estate professionals.
How did the program get started?
Formed shortly following the tragic events of September 11, 2001, and bolstered by a sharedadmiration for the “heroes” employed as firefighters, EMS and law enforcement officers, a group ofMinnesota real estate professionals created Homes for Heroes. This program was established to offerconsiderable savings to heroes when they buy, sell or refinance a home. Since, then, the program hasexpanded to military (past & present), teachers and healthcare workers.
What if I am already working with a real estate agent or lender?
If you are currently represented by a real estate agent or working with a lender it is not our intention to solicit your business. If you like, you can have your real estate professional contact Homes forHeroes for more information.
Are Homes for Heroes Realtors and lenders qualified and full service?
Yes! Our affiliates offer full service at a discounted rate. Our full service real estate agents provideprofessional support in every aspect of buying or selling a home. We are able to offer more savingsthan anyone else because of our strong business relationships with our Homes for Heroes affiliates.Our lenders are committed to providing you with top-notch service and great discount. Homes forHeroes has strict affiliate membership requirements to ensure you will be represented by the best ofthe best Our affiliates receive ongoing training an coaching to ensure they are knowledgeable in howto provide you with the best possible service. You will have an opportunity
It sounds too good to be true. Why should I trust you?
Homes for Heroes was made for you. We want you to rely on us for savings now and in the future, sowe’ll treat you in a way that will make you want to turn to us again. We want you to feel great aboutreferring us to your friends and family. Still not convinced? We invite you to read about what ourHeroes have to say about their experiences working with us at www.HomesForHeroes.com.
Steve Humphries, Broker & Co-Owner of EXIT Realty Champions, has been in the real estate business since 2004. Collaborating in business and life with his wife and fellow broker, Deirdre Lucey-Humphrie....
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