On photo: Kentucky Neighborhood Bank was first to participate in the course.
MILITARY HOUSING SPECIALIST CERTIFICATION PROGRAM
USA Cares now offers a course designed to provide loan officers, realtors and housing professionals with a clear understanding of how to work with military borrowers, whether they’re using a VA loan or other type of financing.
USA Cares maintains a current listing of certified participating lenders, real estate and housing professional; where military consumers can find loan officers and housing professionals who understand their unique needs and subscribe to the recommended Standards of Practice as they work together to make affordable and sustainable housing decisions. Program designed to help military borrowers level the playing field “The course helps all audiences know what expect along the way to an accurate and timely closing”, says USA Cares. “Housing counselors, title companies, appraisers—anyone who would like to be part of their local team—providing quality service to military members—are welcome to take the course. Housing professionals with the knowledge and skills to assist this special military niche can help to build communities across the nation, with mortgages that are affordable and sustainable—keeping neighborhoods lively and home values stable.”
- Lenders - Be sure Realtors know you are the lender to call when working with military clients
- Real Estate Professionals - Provide your military clients with the advocacy they deserve when purchasing a home
- Title Companies, Appraisers and Housing Professionals - You are all needed as a successful part of the team
Service members and their spouses are encouraged to take the course as well. This is especially helpful to new military members striving to grow their knowledge of their own financial position.
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