Homes for Heroes Launches in Santa Cruz, CA
Local police officers, military personnel, medical workers and more gain access to real estate savings program


9-13-15 Santa Cruz, CA –– Tuesday the nationwide program Homes for Heroes® launched another local affiliate offering through Keller Williams Santa Cruz. Maggie Barr, a Realtor at Keller Williams Santa Cruz, joined the Homes for Heroes program as an agent affiliate so local firefighters, military personnel, police officers, teachers, and medical workers could take advantage of the cash rewards program. Homes for Heroes® is a partnership between mortgage companies and real estate brokers that gives signification discounts to heroes buying, selling, or refinancing a home.

Firefighters, teachers, police officers, doctors and veterans are just some of the hero categories that can sign-up at no charge to get a break on real estate commissions, lending fees, title closing fees resulting from their real estate transactions.

“Our community is that much safer, it’s that much better because our heroes are doing their job, and we at Keller Williams would like to say thank you! No fees, no hidden costs, no membership, just a big thanks for what you do,” said Maggie Barr.

Homes for Heroes® also offers a mobile phone app that can help align heroes with business affiliates who participate in the program. The Homes for Heroes program began in Minnesota after the September 11th terrorist attacks. Those interested in the program can visit the program website,, or contact Maggie Barr directly at, or 831-252-0504.