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From Our Commissions To Our Heroes: $2,376,733

The Nation's Largest Hero Savings Program

Your job is to help others. Our job is to help you. From your first day on the job through retirement, when you're ready to consider buying or selling a home, we will help you get it done and save you money in the process. Since 2016, Better Homes and Gardens McKenzie Realty has helped over 700 heroes in their real estate transactions, and we would love to help you too. As the local Homes for Heroes affiliate for Whidbey Island, Camano Island, Anacortes, & La Conner, we offer extraordinary savings to the heroes who provide extraordinary services to our community each and every day. It's our way of saying thank you to those that don't hear it nearly enough.

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Through the Homes for Heroes program, Better Homes and Gardens McKenzie Realty gives back thousands in rebates when you buy and/or sell a home.

Our Hero Groups:


Military (Active, Reserves, & Veterans)

Law Enforcement

Healthcare Professionals


Hero Savings Offered:

Our average Hero Reward® is over $2,500.

Discounts on lending fees from our Homes For Heroes lender, The HoGlin Team with Guild Mortgage.

Discount on home inspection fee from our Homes For Heroes Home Inspector, Brad Barbour with BNB Inspections.

What is the “Homes for Heroes” program?

The Homes for Heroes program is an initiative developed to provide housing support and financial assistance to our local heroes. It aims to make homeownership more accessible and affordable for individuals who have dedicated their lives to serving others. Whether you are a firefighter, law enforcement officer, military personnel, healthcare worker, or educator, the Homes for Heroes program is designed specifically with your needs in mind. Through this program, eligible heroes can receive specialized guidance, exclusive benefits, and access to resources that simplify the homebuying process and help turn their homeownership dreams into a reality.

What are the benefits of the Homes for Heroes program? 

The Homes for Heroes program offers numerous benefits to qualified participants, making the homebuying journey more accessible, affordable, and streamlined. Some key benefits include:

  • Personalized Guidance: Our team of experienced real estate professionals at Better Homes and Gardens McKenzie Realty is committed to providing personalized assistance throughout the entire homebuying journey. We understand that heroes have unique needs and circumstances, and we are here to help you navigate the process with ease. From identifying your requirements to searching for the perfect home and negotiating the best deal, our agents will be by your side, providing expert guidance and support.
  • Exclusive Deals and Discounts: As part of the Homes for Heroes program, participants gain access to exclusive deals, discounts, and incentives from our network of trusted partners. These partnerships include lenders, home inspectors, insurance providers, and other relevant professionals who specialize in working with heroes. These exclusive benefits can help you save money and simplify the homebuying process.
  • Streamlined Process: We understand the time constraints and challenges faced by heroes due to their demanding professions. Our team is dedicated to streamlining the homebuying process, ensuring that it is efficient, convenient, and tailored to your specific needs. We will take care of the details, allowing you to focus on your responsibilities while we handle the paperwork, negotiations, and logistics involved in buying a home.

How can Better Homes and Gardens McKenzie Realty help?

At Better Homes and Gardens McKenzie Realty, we are committed to serving our heroes and helping them achieve their homeownership goals. Our firm is dedicated to providing exceptional service and support to every hero we work with. Here's how we can assist you:

  • Personalized Approach: We understand that each hero's journey is unique, and we take the time to listen and understand your specific goals, needs, and preferences. By adopting a personalized approach, we ensure that our services align with your expectations, making your homebuying experience as smooth and stress-free as possible.
  • Extensive Market Knowledge: Our real estate professionals have extensive knowledge of the local market and can help you find the perfect home in a desirable neighborhood. We are well-versed in the latest market trends, pricing, and inventory, enabling us to provide you with accurate and relevant information to inform your decisions.
  • Trusted Network: Over the years, we have built strong relationships with professionals in the real estate industry. Through our extensive network of lenders, inspectors, appraisers, and other experts, we can connect you with trusted individuals who understand the unique needs of heroes. This ensures that you receive the best advice, financing options, and services throughout the home-buying process. At Guild Mortgage, The Peplinski Team, they are the Homes for Heroes lender. They also provide a discount when you work with them and are a hero. 
  • Support at Every Step: We are committed to providing comprehensive support at every step of your homebuying journey. From the initial consultation to closing and beyond, we will be by your side, advocating for your best interests and ensuring that you have the information and resources you need to make informed decisions. Our team is readily available to answer your questions, address any concerns, and guide you through the complexities of buying a home.

Success Stories: Real-Life Experiences of Heroes

We have had the privilege of assisting numerous heroes in achieving their homeownership dreams. Here, we share inspiring success stories of heroes who found their perfect homes through the Homes for Heroes program. These stories highlight the positive impact that homeownership can have on heroes' lives and the joy they experienced when finding a place to call their own.

At Better Homes and Gardens McKenzie Realty, we are honored to support and serve our heroes through the Homes for Heroes program. Through this initiative, we strive to make the home-buying process more accessible, affordable, and streamlined for those who have dedicated their lives to serving others. Our team of experienced professionals is committed to providing personalized guidance, exclusive benefits, and exceptional service to every hero we work with. Let us bring you home and help you achieve your homeownership goals. Your goals become our goals, and we are here to support you every step of the way. Contact us today to learn more about the Homes for Heroes program and how we can assist you in finding your dream home.

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