Department of Transportation Drivers and staff Qualify for Program

At Inception, Teacherscanbuyhomes sought to “Keep Lee Teachers in Lee County”  This involved creating a program to allow teachers who could not qualify, or just reluctant to start the process, a way to make their dream of homeownership a reality.  To date, since May 2016, we have helped over 130 Teachers buy and stay in Lee County as intended and donated over $85k to individual programs of the teachers choice.  As the program grew, so did who we could help.  We have helped Para Professionals, Custodial, Administration, Secretarial, Security, and since 2017, Department of Transportation as well.  To date, we have helped 6 Drivers reach their goals.  So to answer…

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“At First I didn’t think I could do it” says Tracie Rogotzke

Tracie, a kindergarten teacher with Villas Elementary, contemplated buying a home of her own for a year. When we first met, we first consulted about whether buying a home was good as she was possibly moving in a year or so. After she decided to not move, we set off again in the home buying process. “Rent continued to go up and up” says Tracie. I was tired of it all. “The experience has been so good. Teacherscanbuyhomes helped me throughout the entire process” Tracie received a $13,000 reduction in purchase price, got a “better than new” Villa, and has a place for her kids. A donation will be made…

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“I thought we needed a lot more money” says Lauren Christman

Lauren, an 8th Grade Teacher at Cypress Lake Middle, not only closed on her future home, but also got engaged on the same week.  After the apartment complex was going to force them to give up their pets, they decided to take action.  Parker, her fiancee, only hesitated as he thought he needed a lot more money than they had.  Teacherscanbuyhomes was there to prove him wrong.  Not only did we buy down their interest rate, but also they came to closing with $800 less than required.  They had no closing costs or fees at closing.  “I don;t know many people who can say that” says Parker.  “Zero Headaches, process…

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“Didn’t know I could buy a home” says Kaitlyn Christopher

Kaitlyn, a Counselor with Spring Creek Elementary, just closed on a Brand New Contruction Towhome using Teacherscanbuyhomes. “I got my new townhome in Fort Myers for less than 1 of our paychecks” says Kaitlyn. She came to closing with less than required, no closing costs and a monthly payment $200/month less than she was even expecting a day before. We strive to make the deal for the teacher better and better. A donation will be made to Spring Creek Elementary to go toward Kaitlyn’s department         Teachers Can Buy Homes Program is the #1, most celebrated Teacher Home Buying Program created to assist our most valuable asset,…

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“Phenomenal Program…Super Easy” says Corey James with LAMS

“If you are doing more work than you should, then you just are not listening to Teacherscanbuyhomes” Corey James, a Leadership teacher at Lehigh Acres Middle School just closed on his home using teacherscanbuyhomes. Coirey was a first time home buyer and veteran of the marines and bought his home with no money down, closing costs taken care of, and got back in total more than he even put down as a good faith deposit. “I didn’t have to do a lot and could focus on teaching. Teacherscanbuyhomes walked me through the process step by step”. We bougt down his interest rate, and got him an over $1500 principal reduction…

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“We tried for 5 years to buy a home and were knocked down everytime until we called Ed”

Leidy Long, a teacher at Franklin Park Elementary tired for over 5 years to buy a home.  Everytime they were knocked down by lenders until the day she reached out to Teachers Can Buy Homes.  The process was fast and efficient.  “We thought it would take longer” says Leidy along with her husband John.  Not only did we get them approved, but also got them into a brand new home with “a lot less than we thought”.  In fact, they came to closing with $1000 less than required, no fees, no closing costs, and a buydown of interest rate sub 4%.  “We were terrified at first, but Ed holds your…

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“Ed showed us the way and guided me the whole thing” says Allen with the Alva School

Allen Razon, an IT specialist with The Alva School used Teacherscanbuyhomes program to coordinate a very hectic month. Not only did school just start, his wife was 8 months pregnant, his lease had many months left on it which he was supposed to pay on, Allen was able to buy the home of his dreams with ease. Not only does Teacherscanbuyhomes buy down interest rates, and help teachers come to closing with less than required down payments, but also we help consult through the whole thing so teachers can focus on what they do best and leave the worries to us to handle. Allen was able to get out of…

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“Thought it was too good to be true” says Amanda with Rayma C. Page

Amanda, a teacher over at Rayma C. Page got one of our fliers, and thought it was too good to be true. Within the week after calling, she got pre-approved all by herself. After a few tour of homes, Amanda mentioned only one word to trigger her consultant, which led them to finding her forever home. Many times, a buyer doesn’t truly know what it is they want until a few tours and talking over what it is most important to them. This is where teacherscanbuyhomes can really shine. After paying off a $300 credit card, Amanda was able to afford all on her own the brand new home of…

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” I knew nothing about buying a home. Ed taught me everything I needed to know” says Erin a Trafalgar Middle School Teacher

Erin, a teacher at Trafalgar Elementary, came to us about 6 months ago after being told numerous times by banks and mortgage professionals how impossible it was going to be for her. After our initial conversation, we determined she was not ready right then and there. After 6 months she was and wee set off on getting her a home that she dreamed of. The Teacherscanbuyhomes program is a teaching program that teaches the most effective way of buying a home. Erin came to closing with less and received a great interest rate to boot. Even won over mom and dad.         Teachers Can Buy Homes Program…

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“Surprised how little I needed to put down” says Cindy from Cypress Lake Middle

Cindy Sager, an ESE teacher from Cypress Lake Middle, just got her home minutes away from her school!  She thought before going into this that teachers needed a lot of money to put down, and with their salaries didn’t qualify for a home.  She was proven wrong!  Any teacher who has the desire to buy a home can qualify.  For her deal, we fought at the past minute and fought so she could keep over $1400 of her own money, she bought the home with less than $6k down, low interest rate, and got her forever home.  A donation will be made to Cypress Lake Middle to go toward ESE…

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