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Fairway Preps for Boot Camp Training Event

NationalMortgageProfessional.com
Oct 03, 2014

Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation will train real estate agents at Boot Camp training events this week in Atlanta, Ga. As the nation struggles to provide housing opportunities for veterans, the mortgage company will conduct Certified Military Residential Specialist (CMRS) training for real estate agents, which earns each agent three hours of continuing education.

Veterans face unique challenges when seeking to buy a home, and Fairway’s training program is designed to equip real estate agents with the special skills and knowledge to help meet active military and Veterans’ specific needs. 

Joining Fairway for the event is Sean Parnell, author of the NY Times best-selling book Outlaw Platoon, which details Parnell’s experiences serving the U.S. military in Afghanistan. Parnell, a retired Army Ranger and Purple Heart recipient, is an advocate for Fairway’s programs and plays an integral role in the Boot Camps and home-giveaway presentations. 

Active duty and veteran service members often face a difficult time when trying to buy a home, noted Fairway CEO Steve Jacobson. Finding employment can be a challenge, and research shows that veterans are more likely than the general population to face poverty and homelessness.

“The objective of Fairway’s CMRS certification program is to train and equip real estate agents to handle with care the home purchase needs of active duty and former military clients,” Jacobson said. Since launching its Boot Camp training two years ago, Fairway has trained almost 3,000 mortgage and real estate professionals.

By the end of 2014, Fairway will have trained more than 4,000 real estate agents.

Fairway Independent Mortgage is a proud supporter of the American military and has helped thousands of active military personnel and veterans nationwide with their home mortgage needs.

The events are set for:

►Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, Two Galleria Parkway in Atlanta, Ga., October 7th
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. CMRS Certifications
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Sean Parnell to speak, book signing and lunch