real estate apps

The Best Real Estate Apps for On The Go

Do you have one of those new fancy schmancy smartphones? Are you in the market for a house? If you said yes to both of those questions, then you have come to the right blog.

There are several new apps that are now available that have made it a lot more interesting to shop for a new home.

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Form 4056

What is Form 4506 and Will I Need it to Buy a House?

Congratulations on looking for a new home. During this process, you may need to fill out the Internal Revenue Service Form 4506 or the Form 4506-T.

This form is used to get access to your previous tax transcripts that the IRS has on file. With this form, you can order your individual 1040 tax transcripts, your business 1120 or 1120S transcripts, 1041 and 990 transcripts, as well as your Wage and Income transcripts. Using the 4506 Form, you can order up to the last four years of transcripts.

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Loan Modification

The Pros and Cons of Loan Modification

Are you suddenly struggling to pay your mortgage? A loan modification can save your home if you have had a sudden loss of income. It can be a great tool if you need some time to get back on your feet.

Homes for Heroes wants you to be in affordable housing at all times. If things aren’t adding up, there is help available.

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Certificate of Eligibility

What is a Certificate of Eligibility and How to Get One?

Homeownership is every adult’s dream. So why not make it real for yourself if you can?

The VA loan makes it possible to purchase a home, but some requirements come with it. Of course, it’s only natural to expect conditions with any loan. Lenders want to make sure they aren’t putting themselves at risk by helping you out, no matter how much they want to.

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How to Get a Home Loan with Bad Credit

How to Get a Home Loan with Bad Credit and Still Save

Buying a home is one of the most rewarding experiences a person will experience in life. The homebuying process can seem so surreal, whether you are still searching for your perfect home or are at moving day.

Sometimes, we make financial mistakes that catch up with us, and we may let them hold us back from buying a home. Well, don’t. Bad credit should not be the reason you are not able to obtain your dream. There are ways to repair your credit, ways to offset it, and different loan options that are available to make homeownership come true.

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Amy Epperson Oregon Paramedic

Hero Spotlight – Amy Epperson

Amy Epperson is a Paramedic from Portland, Oregon. She is a single mother of a thirteen-year-old daughter.

Of being a Paramedic, Amy says, “My job makes me feel like I am doing good in the world, but it is a tough career at the same time. I spend my days helping those who can’t and/or won’t help themselves, but I also help people who don’t want my help and curse me for my work. I have been spit on, called every name in the book, threatened, accused of kidnapping and had things thrown at me. I have become somewhat jaded about the system abusers and about the lack of respect that my profession gets. The patients who thank me are the exception, often, rather than the rule. I have learned to hold my tongue and always be kind.”

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David Saxman Army

Hero Spotlight – David Saxman

“I always had the desire to serve. I feel like everyone should do their part.”

David Saxman retired from the United States Army as a Staff Sergeant in 2016. He served as a medic in the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, North Carolina for nine years. His other duty stations included Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri, and Ft. Wainwright, Alaska.

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Classroom Management Strategies

The Best Classroom Management Strategies for Teachers

Teaching a class full of vibrant personalities can be challenging. People come from all different walks of life, and you have to take that into account when running your classroom.

Your classroom is like a mini-universe, and you have the power to mold your students into highly respectable individuals. 

Here at Homes for Heroes, we appreciate our teachers and ‘future-molders.’ We want to give back to you as you so selflessly give to your students, parents, and fellow administrators.

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luck of the Irish on St Patricks Day

You Don’t Need The Luck of the Irish to Save Money on St. Patrick’s Day

Celebrated on March 17th, St. Patrick’s Day is one that reminds us of green, Irish, and good luck.

Have you ever stopped to wonder just who was St. Patrick, and why is he such a saint? How did Americans begin celebrating the holiday?  

So many questions come to mind when thinking of this day. We know it’s something we’ve always celebrated, but why? Wonder no more, because this article will answer some of those questions for you.

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Everything You Need to Know about a Renovation Loan

Everything You Need to Know about a Renovation Loan

Does your home need an update? Is your kitchen’s backsplash looking old and worn? Do you need new tile in your bathroom? If so, you could qualify to receive a home renovation loan.

As a homeowner, you probably know how pricey repairs and renovations can be. You also know that coming up with the money to complete such projects can be challenging to do. Saving money is a good option, but it takes time. If there is a renovation emergency, time is not something you have.

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