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Homes for Heroes available in Douglas County

Homes for Heroes is a new program that is now available in Douglas County for home buyers and sellers.

Its mission is “to provide extraordinary savings to local heroes who provide extraordinary services to our community every day.”

To date, Homes for Heroes has saved local teachers, firefighters, military families, health care providers and law enforcement professionals nearly $5 million. Local heroes can save even more with participating lenders, like BlackRidgeBank in Alexandria.

Shawn Reilly, with Alexandria Brokers Realty, is the regional affiliate realtor for this program.

“I’m proud to be a part of Homes for Heroes and offer 25 percent of my commission back to the local heroes I help find a home or sell one,” Reilly said. “I am a Rotarian as well and believe in our slogan of service above self.”

Homes for Heroes was created after 9-11 by several realtors from the Minneapolis area.

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