We were thrilled to work with this amazing family and get the connected with the agents and loan resources they needed to move their family into a new home. At the end of the process, our team was able to help get their closing costs covered as well.
Our experience with the Everyday hero was amazing. The EHHAF team helped tremendously and the process went smoothly. Compared to the tons of paperwork involved with buying a house, I didn’t even notice getting approved through EHHAF.
The one thing that I did which helped tremendously is buying a printer that scans and sends the documents directly to your computer. Most of the process is online and requires you to send in documents that you have scanned. Going to Fedex/Kinkos every time you need a document would delay the process and not be feasible.
Have fun and enjoy the process and talk to your neighbors before you buy the house, we found out we have amazing neighbors on both sides!
At Everyday Hero Housing Assistance Fund we love to hear back from the people who have used our program to secure free gift funds to cover their closing costs when they buy a home. Take it from this firefighter below who was able to work with us to purchase his new home!
“My thanks to all the wonderful people at the Everyday Heroes Housing Assistance Fund. They were excellent to work with. They helped me find a realtor and mortgage company that were well in-tune with my needs and budget. I would highly recommend them to anyone. My realtor, John Barrett from Keller Williams, and my mortgage broker, Michael DeMorato from Prime Lending, helped me find a house and the right mortgage for my needs. Their professionalism and assistance through every step of the process were greatly appreciated.”
My thanks again,
“The Everyday Heroes Housing Assistance Fund helped us land the perfect home! My EHHAF agent was very good about explaining the whole process to us and was a pleasure to work with. We were slightly hesitant to use the program when we found out we couldn’t pick our own lender, but their lender blew our expectations out of the water. Even with a large time difference they were always quick to respond and made sure that we understood every step along the way. We locked in a very low interest rate and were even able to close a week early!
We are very thankful for our gift funds, but due to the fact that, in some cases, you receive the funds as a reimbursement after closing, you will still have to be able to cover some up front expense. In our case, we used the funds to cover all of our moving expenses and some minor repairs to the house; which was a big help! We would highly recommend that any eligible hero apply to the program.”
I am extremely grateful to the team of professionals that facilitated my home purchase, including EveryDay Heroes and their associates: My Everyday hero agents, my loan officer and real estate agent.
Enabled by their efficiency and professionalism, I was able to secure the perfect property for my work and lifestyle. I am eager to spread the word that in working together, they can match you with a successful search and speedy resolution in this challenging market.
It’s our mission to help our everyday heroes buy new homes with our closing cost grants, and so we love to hear from the happy new homeowners who we have helped along the way. This family was kind enough to send us the note below and let us publish it here!
“I would like to take the time to thank you folks for the great work you have done. The agent you set us up with was very professional. She did a great job negotiating for us. The lender was also very wonderful. They were very attentive to our needs. They worked very hard for us so that we were able to close on time.
In addition, the money we will received to cover our closing costs will go along ways towards helping us with Christmas and the expenses of setting up a new household. It was so nice not to have to worry about that. I will use you folks again. I have attached a picture of us and our new home. Thanks again. You guys are the best.”
– William Wainman
“The agent that we had to use was wonderful. She never gave up on us even though we thought about giving up multiple times. She would take the time to respond no matter what time we got ahold of her. She helped us get everything done even at last minute. The mortgage company we used was friendly and responded as quickly as they could, which was difficult since there’s a 4 hour time difference. They got all the paper work and submitted everything on time for us to be able to close on time. We’re happy in our new home. “
Here is another raw and detailed Testimonial from one of our happy Everyday Heroes! Read on, below:
“I just wanted to express how pleased with the everyday heroes program…Especially since I came from a very negative situation involving a Fannie Mae property. They [Fannie Mae] were so unprofessional and I ended up not getting the property. This left a bad taste in my mouth about the whole house buying process… Then my wife found the everyday heroes… It sounded good… But the professionalism and responsiveness far exceeded what I expected from the first contact with the EHHAF agent to the constant punctual contact from realtor Denise just made me very happy. A complete 360 from what I experienced. I had one minor hiccup with the appraisal bit that wasn’t their fault, it was the appraiser, but other than that the process went smoothly and quickly…. I would like to say on behalf of my family and myself thank you so much!” -Allen M
All of Us at Every Hero Housing Assistance Fund would LOVE to hear your story, and so would many other families who hope to own a home. If you’d like to send a photo and share your story of home owning success, use the comments section below.
You can write in the box below to leave a written testimonial. You can even attach an image of you in front of your home.
Please include your full name(s) [note: it’s okay to just use your last name initial or leave out your last name(s) entirely for privacy reasons], your rank and branch of service, as well the city and state where EHHAF assisted you in achieving home ownership.
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