Last Updated on January 10, 2019 by Luke Feldbrugge
Buying a home is a big achievement, and one worth getting excited about. But the costs and other issues that come with a home purchase can sometimes leave homebuyers feeling overwhelmed and stuck behind the financial eight ball. Thankfully, Homes for Heroes offers Hero Rewards® savings and unmatched personal service to help our heroes overcome those obstacles. Here are five common challenges homebuyers face and how the savings and services provided by Homes for Heroes can help homebuyers get ahead.
Costs of Buying a Home
The number one challenge for any buyer is simply paying for their new home. Everyone wants to stretch their budget to get the most home for the best price. But often that can leave homebuyers feeling a little strapped for cash. The Hero Rewards® savings offered by Homes for Heroes puts money back in your pocket, which can help alleviate financial stress. Heroes who sign up with Homes for Heroes and work with our specialists to purchase a home can save an average of $2,400.
Homes for Heroes mortgage specialists will also help homebuyers access every program available — whether it’s a VA loan for military members, an FHA loan or any other resource — to help heroes get the best terms possible. You’ll also receive reduced lending fees, title fees and home inspection fees. These savings can help homebuyers get ahead of their expenses and make the transition into a new home as easy as possible.
Moving Out of Area
Heroes serve where they’re needed most. That’s why many often relocate to areas where they can make a difference. But if you’re not currently living in the area you’re looking to move to, it can be difficult to get a sense of the neighborhoods and find a home that fits your needs.
With Homes for Heroes, you’ll be automatically connected with a specialist in your local target area. They can help you navigate the market and identify your ideal location because they know it best. By working with Homes for Heroes, you get a team of specialists committed to assisting heroes like you make the right decisions.
New Home, New Expenses
Buying a home is a big expense, but first-time homebuyers often find the expenses don’t end just because you’ve closed on your home. Buying furniture, appliances, renovation supplies and new expenses associated with home ownership can quickly pile up. But the Hero Rewards savings provided by Homes for Heroes following the closing of your new home helps with these challenges. Leaving heroes who use our program better equipped to handle any new homeowner expenses that come their way.
Selling Your Home
If this isn’t your first time buying a home, you’ll need to sell your old home at a price that works for your future plans. Again, Homes for Heroes is here to help. Our specialists can help you sell your home and save you roughly the same amount of money as when buying a home. Savings on both transactions can help homebuyers get ahead of their financial goals and start building a solid foundation for the future.
Unexpected Home Repairs
The last thing any new homebuyer wants to hear is that they need unexpected home repairs shortly after moving in. Homes for Heroes partners with top home inspection specialists across the country to check the standard checkpoints of any home to assure they are up to code and acceptable standards. There is always a chance something undetectable breaks or stops working, but you can know Homes for Heroes home inspection specialists will provide a thorough inspection and, on average, save you $50 on your inspection costs.
Looking to simplify your next home buying process? Sign up with Homes for Heroes and see how we can help you save money when buying, selling or refinancing a home.