Agent Builds Veteran Homebuyer Resources He Wishes He Had

After 10 years of service, three deployments and 500 missions in the U.S. Army, Austin-based REALTOR® Raoul Rowe transitioned to civilian life, earned an IT degree and became a licensed REALTOR®. Today, he’s using his personal experience to help more veterans transition back home and succeed in their path to homeownership. keep reading

Don’t Overlook This Work Perk: Employer-Sponsored Down Payment Assistance

By Liz Keuler, Editor – Readynest by MGIC

When you last accepted a new job, you probably researched benefits – everyone wants to know about health insurance, vacation time, the 401k match and whether or not there’s free coffee. But did you ask about employer-sponsored down payment assistance?

If it’s been a while since your employee orientation, you might want to check. You might be surprised – we were! keep reading

Olympic Hopeful is a Real Estate Hero With Down Payment Resource

Amber Bennett is simultaneously pursuing two big goals – her dream to compete in the Olympics in beach volleyball and her real estate career.

“Most athletes need to find a flexible job to earn a living while training. As a Realtor, I can have a career on my terms without giving up my Olympic dream,” said Bennett.

A real estate law class at Tulane sparked her interested in real estate. Now, just four years after graduating, she’s reaching her peers in their mid- to late-20s with information about homeownership she knows they want. keep reading