Life as a public servant is a calling of the highest regard. Long hours, difficult work, and facing a multitude of challenges are some of the ways to describe the awesome work that everyday heroes do. Heroes are the backbone of society, and we want to thank you for your incredible service.
Homes for Heroes, established following the horrible acts of the 9/11 attacks, has grown to be the largest nationwide community of affiliate real estate and lending professionals. Our mission is to give back to the brave men and women that serve our country. Since 2002 Homes for Heroes has been dedicated to giving back to:
- Law Enforcement
- Military (Active, Reserves & Veterans)
- Healthcare workers
Homes for Heroes has a mission for providing extraordinary services to the extraordinary heroes that provide services to the community on a daily basis. In addition to helping out heroes, Homes for Heroes also gives a portion of its earnings to the Homes for Heroes Foundation. Every time you buy or sell your home using Homes for Heroes, the circle of giving continues through the Homes for Heroes Foundation grants that are awarded to local nonprofits to help heroes in need.
The Homes for Heroes Process
To work with a Homes for Heroes affiliate real estate agent or loan officer; the first step is to let us know you are looking for a home, or are looking to sell your home by signing up on the website. The Washington DC area is a fabulous area to purchase a home. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer, or on your sixth, or even seventh home, Homes for Heroes will help you through the process.
When you use a Homes for Heroes affiliate real estate agent to purchase your home, you will receive $700 on every $100,000 spent. If you happen to buy a home for $250,000, you will save $1,750. Homes for Heroes will send you a check for the amount you saved on your home.
If you are selling your home using Homes for Heroes, the Homes for Heroes agent specialist will give you a 25% credit on their gross commission at closing.
Why Move to Washington DC?
The Washington DC metro area is a superb destination and boasts an abundance of activities for any and all age groups, singles, couples, and families. Home to 176 foreign embassies, Washington DC, is a cultural melting pot. There are a plethora of authentic cultural food restaurants to sample.
Washington DC is a planned city, which makes it easy to navigate. With wide sidewalks and a bustling public transportation system, the city is easily navigable by car, walking, or riding the MAX or taking the bus. Planned by the famed French architect Pierre Charles L’Enfant. The inspiration for the plan was based on amazing cities famed for their architecture: Paris, Amsterdam, and Milan; making Washington DC truly a cultural gem.
Something for Everyone in the Nations Capital
Buying a home in Washington DC is a win for everyone. The National Mall is home to famed memorials such as the Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Memorial, the World War 2 memorial, and many many more. The National Mall is an experience that residents enjoy year after year. There is no place on Earth quite like the National Mall.
In the spring, the infamous cherry blossom trees are in bloom. Truly a sight to behold, the Cherry Blossom Festival brings visitors from all over the globe that comes to participate in the annual event to mark the gifting of the trees from Tokyo in 1917.
Known as the National Center for the Arts, Washington DC is home to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, where the National Symphony Orchestra, the Washington National Opera & the Washington Ballet perform.
Home to a plethora of museums, there is something for everyone in Washington DC. The Smithsonian Institution boasts several museums, zoos, and botanical gardens. The National Zoo, in downtown Washington DC, is a favorite for families. The zoo is a rare treat in the middle of a major metropolitan area.
The National Museum of Natural History, the National Museum of American History, The National Air and Space Museum are just a few of the many institutions along the National Mall. All within walking distance; purchasing a home in Washington DC ensures that everyone’s interests and hobbies are taken care of.
Washington DC may be known for its government buildings and beautiful monuments, but it is also home to some of the finest professional sports franchises. Washington DC is one of only thirteen cities that is home to all four professional sports teams: the Washington Wizards (National Basketball Association), the Washington Redskins (National Football League), the Washington Nationals (Major League Baseball), and D.C. United (Major League Soccer).
School System in Washington DC
The nation’s capital is home to one of the nation’s largest school districts. There are several options for young families to choose from when choosing to buy a home in Washington DC. With a large number of charter schools and private schools, school choice options abound throughout the city.
Higher education, on the community college level, as well as the university level, is abundant in Washington DC. Home to prestigious universities such as Georgetown, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies & George Washington University, education options are available for the taking. The city is also known for its revolutionary medical research facilities, such as the Children’s National Medical Center.
Washington DC is a wonder of a city. For our heroes, it’s a special city. Working with a Homes for Heroes specialist to buy or sell your home will save you money. It is an absolute honor to serve you through the process and thank you for your service by saving you some money.
If you’re looking to buy a home, or sell a home in Washington DC, call Homes for Heroes today!