Johnny Cruz Victory

 

Johnny Cruz Victory

Milestone Investors Group LLC. in El Paso, TX
Johnny Cruz with Teresa Lozano, Veronica Fierro, Jorge Fierro, and Arlene Cruz

Type(s) of Victory: Reached a personal goal, Did something on my bucket list, Helped someone else achieve a goal, Helped a great cause I believe in, Paid it forward somehow, Closed on another deal, Sold another deal, Rehabbed a beautiful property, It was just awesome


Here at Milestone Investors Group We are proud to say this was one of our best flips where we were able to provide Mr. Lemus a very nice home. We would also like to say Thank You to Mr. Lemus, his Realtor Yolanda Rubio and Johnny Cruz Realtor and part owner of Milestone Investors Group for their patiences thru this lengthy process. "Mr. Lemus is the first veteran in the United States, in the entire country, to graduate from that program into home ownership," said El Paso Congressman Beto O'Rourke. Fortune Builders is correct when the say nothing can match the feeling of helping others. Thank You Fortune Builders and May God Bless America and our Veterans. See the story below. Homeless to homeowner: El Paso veteran first to own home through Housing Authority program By: Gina Benitez EL PASO, Texas -- Just a few years ago, Daniel Lemus lost his wife, and his home and found himself living in an El Paso veterans' shelter. But Thursday, Lemus moved into a permanent home, one that he owns himself. "I had my doubts. It took so long, but I persevered for three years. So you can only imagine how I feel now that it's all finally here," Lemus said. Moving into your own home is a good feeling for anyone. But for Lemus, it's even sweeter. "I never thought that I would get a house and then get it furnished at the same time. So I'm really, really happy," Lemus said. Just a few years ago, Lemus was living in a shelter. In 2008, he was one of the first homeless vets to enroll in the HUD-VASH program. HUD-VASH is a partnership between the Housing Authority and Veterans Affairs. The program offers vets financial rent assistance along with VA services to address the underlying reasons of their homelessness. After enrolling in HUD-VASH, Lemus continued his progress. He got a job as a substitute teacher at YISD, and then in 2011, enrolled in the Housing Authority's self-sufficiency and home ownership programs. "We just learned that Mr. Lemus is the first veteran in the United States, in the entire country, to graduate from that program into home ownership," said El Paso Congressman Beto O'Rourke. O'Rourke helped haul furniture, donated by Operation H.O.P.E, into Lemus' new home. "Nothing beats working with a veteran directly, literally helping him move his belongings into a home that he's able to afford, through assistance that he received through the Housing Authority," O'Rourke said. "There were some bumps in the road, but I was able to overcome it, and it culminated in me getting this wonderful house," Lemus said. To find out if you qualify for any of the Housing Authority's programs, click the link below. http://www.hacep.org/housing_programs.sstg


Shout Outs & Testimonials

Shout Out to all the FB Team, For I clearly remember one of the first things said at our FB seminar before we were a part of FB was: "NEGATIVITY IS NOT ALLOWED HERE." We work and move forward with that in mind everyday. We are very proud to be a part of Fortune Builders. Thank You FB Team!!!



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