Veterinarian and First Responder Receives 25 percent of Real Estate Commission


Homes for Heroes is a national organization which assists military personnel, law enforcement officers, firefighters, health care workers and educators save money on real estate expenses. Homes For Heroes Mountain representative, Patton Property Group, helped another Homes for Heroes buyer on April 19th, Lewis Dodds, by giving back 25% of their commission.

“This program is a great way to say thank you and give back to people who are active in the community,” said Dodds. “We were able to get a significant amount of cash towards our closing costs.”

“Working with the Dodd’s was a wonderful experience and we had a great time looking at houses,” said Jane Risberg, Buyer Specialist Broker. “I think Homes for Heroes is fabulous. It’s great to be able to give back to people who serve in our community.”

Homes for Heroes announced their exclusive partnership in Asheville, NC with Patton Property Group at Keller Williams in September 2011. Formed in 2002 to recognize community heroes after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, this partnership assists the Asheville hero community as they buy and sell homes.

Homes for Heroes is celebrating its ninth year of bringing big savings to everyday heroes. This collaboration of real estate professionals’ sole purpose is to offer savings when buying or selling a home. While the programs genesis and primary concentration originally was intended to serve the Minnesota real estate market, word of the Homes for Heroes benefits unpredictably spread throughout the country and this small-dedicated local effort rapidly spiraled into a growing nationwide program.
Patton Property Group at Keller Williams offers 25 percent off real estate commissions for heroes, buying or selling property.

About Homes for Heroes:
Homes For Heroes aims to help close the gap between the cost of housing and buyers and sellers in the following groups: military personnel, police officers, firefighters, nurses, doctors, surgeons, teachers, first responders, Veterans and others who serve our community and nation.
For more information, please visit: www.homesforheroes.com. For Asheville Homes For Heroes visit: www.MountainHomesForHeroes.com

About Patton Property Group:
UK-born Rowena Patton is the founder of Patton Property Group (PPG) at Keller Williams. Her background is marketing which lends itself to the marketing focus of the company, driven by new and more effective ways to search for homes for buyers, and a portfolio approach to selling a home for customers. This offers a myriad of ways over and above previous approaches of signs and lock boxes on a home for sellers, and ways to find a home more effectively and in a more enjoyable manner for buyers. Rowena hosts a weekly radio show on News Radio 570am every Saturday 10am-11am – “Plain English Real Estate Show”
Patton Property Group is a top 10 KW team in the Carolinas, and is the exclusive representative for HOMES FOR HEROES in the mountains. Rowena was the founder of the Keller Williams Luxury Division in the mountains in 2007, and holds the CLHMS, Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist designation. Several PPG team members are in the top 10 agents in the Asheville area.

Contact:
Press Contact, not for publication: For information about the Homes For Heroes and Patton Property Group contact 828 419 9115 or 828 210 1648 or email Rowena at rowena@PattonPropertyGroup.com. See Website at www.PattonPropertyGroup.com, www.MountainHomesForHeroes.com
Heroes Contact, for publication: If you are a hero selling a home, email at Showings@PattonPropertyGroup.com, and if you are buying a home, email Request@PattonPropertyGroup.com with Homes for Heroes in the subject line

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