Last Updated on June 10, 2021 by Maggie Sutton
Updated September 2020 – SALT LAKE CITY — Utah became the 44th state to welcome the Homes for Heroes program back in 2013, meaning nearly 200,000 local home buyers and sellers may be eligible to qualify for discounts and exceptional savings.
Homes for Heroes was launched in Minnesota in 2001, became a national company in 2009 with over 3,400 real estate and mortgage lenders specialists in 50 states who offer home buyer and home seller discounts to military members, law enforcement, firefighters, EMS, healthcare professionals and teachers. Heroes can save an average of $2,400 when they buy or sell a home using a Homes for Heroes agent, loan officer; as well as affiliate home inspector and title companies. These specialists have committed to giving back to their Utah heroes as a way to say thank you for your service.
In 2020, Homes for Heroes has given back over $68 million to more than 40,000 local heroes across the country, and the Homes for Heroes foundation has awarded over $820,000 in hero grants to to nonprofit hero organizations to help heroes in need of housing or financial assistance.
If you’re a Utah public servant; firefighter, EMS professional, law enforcement, military (active, reserve or veteran), healthcare professional or a teacher; and you’re looking to buy or sell a home soon, please take a moment to register online with Homes for Heroes. Once you register, we will notify our local agent or loan officer to contact you. Simply let them know what you would like to do, and they will work with you to make it happen. They will answer all of your questions, let you know how Homes for Heroes works, and how Homes for Heroes can be used along with other national grants and hero programs the VA Loan for example to maximize your total savings. We take pride in maximizing the savings our heroes can receive.
Simply register today, and thank you for the opportunity to serve you.