RE/MAX Elite Among Rare Group of Realtors Nationally Certified to Work with Military Homebuyers

Realtors Barbara Lyn and Marilyn Pinkerman with RE/MAX Elite are now Certified Military Housing Specialist; Course educates housing professionals on the uniqueness of lending to the military.

Melbourne, FL, March 22, 2013 --( Barbara Lyn and Marilyn Pinkerman of RE/MAX Elite has achieved the rare distinction of becoming nationally certified to work with and understand the uniqueness of lending to military borrowers after graduating from the Certified Military Housing Specialist Course, which is exclusively offered by USA Cares, Inc, a national military assistance nonprofit that gives emergency financial support to military and their families.

This course aims to educate lending professional on the differences in lending to the military communities by training them on the unique lifestyle circumstances often typical in the military.

The course and certification also helps lending professionals make sense of the military’s “language,” ranking and pay system, all major factors in determining how much a military member can afford to borrow.

“We are the only national organization offering this type of training,” said Peter Giusti, president of USA Cares.”It’s important for the lending community to understand to serve our nation’s military with the highest standard. They can’t do that unless they understand the military’s world and language.”

Besides educating lenders, the course gives them advice regarding foreclosure prevention in the military community – all for the purpose of better serving military customers and coaching them on how to avoid mortgage delinquencies.

RE/MAX ELITE was founded in 2006 by Justin and Breanne Brown. In a few short years the office has grown to become the #1 RE/MAX in Brevard County (2009-Current)and grew to the #1 Company in Closed Sales Volme in our county in 2012 by providing superior support services to over 60 experienced full-time real estate Professionals. RE/MAX ELITE is part of a network that has nearly 90,000 Sales Associates in almost 90 countries. This is an international presence greater than any of its competitors. Their offices are located in Melbourne, Cocoa Beach and Palm Bay, Florida. RE/MAX ELITE is proud of its Premier Community Citizenship, which has helped raise over 100 Million for deserving organizations like Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Children’s Miracle Network and The Sentinels of Freedom Foundation.

About: USA Cares
USA Cares, Inc. is a national nonprofit that raises funds and public awareness to supply post-9/11 career and non-career military service members with grants to remedy the financial hardship caused by multiple deployments or service to the nation. The organization operates an exclusive and unique program that trains financial professionals on the uniqueness of lending to military members.

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