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Announcing RealtyUSA’s Job Loss Protection Program

Wednesday, May 13th 2009, Clifton Park, NY — RealtyUSA, the 8th largest real estate company in the U.S., announced today the implementation of a job loss protection program for homebuyers.

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“This is a great time to buy Real Estate!   Interest rates are near all time lows and the market offers good value and selection,” advises Merle Whitehead, Owner and President of RealtyUSA, “RealtyUSA is proud to be one of the first real estate companies to offer Job Loss Protection to help buyers and sellers make real estate decisions with a greater degree of confidence. This program will be the difference many customers are looking for to proceed with their real estate plans.”

Many potential homebuyers are concerned about what might happen if they were to lose their job. RealtyUSA’s new Job Loss Protection program, part of the service called HELP (Homeowner Education and Loan Protection) from the Rainy Day Foundation, will help to ease the worry. It’s paid for by the seller.

The Job Loss Protection portion of HELP will assist buyers who purchase a RealtyUSA listing covered by Job Loss Protection in the event of an involuntary job loss within the first 24 months of the loan. The policy covers mortgage payments up to $1,800 per month for up to 6 months. HELP also offers six months of phone counseling and monthly educational e-newsletters. Job Loss Protection is an important and timely service that gives sellers a way to differentiate their property and give buyers the confidence to purchase.
Please see a “HELP certified” RealtyUSA agent for additional details. is the 8th largest real estate company in the United States.  The company celebrates its 50th year of service in 2009 and currently encompasses 54 sales offices comprised of more than 1800 agents across New York State and Naples, Florida. The company sold more than $3 billion worth of property and participated in over 18,000 transactions in 2008.  RealtyUSA has an affiliate mortgage company under the name of 1st Priority Mortgage, Inc.

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