Proud Partner 

"The Teacher Next Door [Nurse Next Door] program helps find grants and pay closing costs for those who qualify." "Helps teachers, public servants buy their dream homes."
Nicole Grigg, ABC Action News

"Nurse Next Door program offers home buying assistance grants to medical professionals."

"Housing in this program isn't limited to federally designated revitalization areas and there are no residency requirements."

What Buyers are Saying...

Reviews include nurses, teachers, law enforcement, firefighters and government employees. 


"Bryan Friedman, Danielle and the rest of the team at Nurse Next Door were amazing!! They helped me through every step of the process with kindness and wonderful service. The team worked very hard to meet some aggressive closing deadlines that we had - often putting in extra hours to assist! I cannot say enough great things about Bryan and his team. They were great to work with from start to finish and did a wonderful job! I will certainly use Nurse Next Door in the future! "

Ashley Redding
Clemmons, NC

Definitely Recommend!

"I would definitely recommend Teacher [Nurse] Next Door for our co-workers and friends.  We found the perfect home for us just in time for the school year to begin.  We were able to close quickly and the grant money definitely helped us get into our home without spending more than we could afford!"

Sarah and Matthew Brady
Stafford, NJ

Outstanding Job!

"They did an outstanding job from beginning to end despite all the challenges regarding my particular financial situation. They went out of their way to do everything they could to get me approved. They made sure I understood everything clearly and kept in contact every week to make sure I was being updated. They made the loan process easy and as stress free as they possibly could. I want to thank them for all their hard work in helping me become a first-time homeowner.”

Clarissa Gomez
Wellington, AZ

So Grateful!

"Tonight we finally got to unlock the door to our new home. We’re so grateful to all of you—especially Skye for showing up at every turn.  I know you all put up with a lot of worry and questions from me. Remember, for many this is a new language. I’m grateful to each of you for answering my questions and guiding the way. (Especially over text, Kendall!)  We will love this home deeply and will send photos once it’s decorated.

Here is what I wrote on Facebook tonight...

Today, we closed on our first home. We had a picnic dinner on our living room. Then David went to middle school orientation(yikes!) for O. The girls and I took Steel on a 2 min walk to the park next to our home. We’ve been there 100s of times. But tonight, as I watched the girls play with friends, the Sandias turn pink, and the sunset, it felt different. It felt like home. Our home..."

David and Jamie Martinez Solis
Albuquerque, NM

Beyond Grateful!

“I honestly thought I’d have to give up my dream of owning my own home, but Danielle proved me wrong. My credit wasn’t the greatest, but she worked with me and made it happen anyway. I am beyond grateful to her and her team (especially) Sarah for working so hard to make this dream come true for me and my family. Not only did they help me secure a fair interest rate and down payment, they introduced to us to the best realtor around who helped us into a home in 2 months! I would absolutely recommend this program to any teacher whose dreamed of owning their own house.”

Elizabeth Jordan,
Orlando, FL

Wonderful Program!

“James and the Nurse Next Door program recently made my dream of home ownership come true! He could not have made the process any easier from explaining the loan options, setting me up with an amazing Realtor, making sure I knew exactly what each home would cost before I viewed them, to arranging for the closing and talking me through the process. He answered a ton of questions with a calm kindness and seemed to always be available no matter the day or time. This is a wonderful program for teachers! I would not have a home today if it was not for James and his team! Don’t wait to call them, they will help change your life.”

Krissy Vilagie
Brocton, MA

With us every step!

"We wanted to give a shout out to Cheri Aumond-McLean for helping us find our dream home here in Tampa, FL. She was with us every step of the way (and I definitely appreciated her quick responses to ALL of my questions). She gets stuff done! Without this program, we would have been at a loss during the whole process. We appreciate the team (Cheri, Jose, Albie, and everyone else behind the scenes) that came together to guide us.  We're at a loss of words for how thankful we are!"

Danielle Matte
Tampa, FL

You NEVER let us down!

“We can never thank you enough! You have been so amazing through this process from answering all our questions, to giving us reassurances that we can do this! You NEVER let us down, you were always there, even at 10PM, calling me back to walk me through documents, to listening to my meltdowns. You made this process a breeze, and it was nice to have someone always in our corner!  Many Thanks and Blessings!"

The McWherter Family
Paducah, KY

In good hands!

"We contacted James after learning of the Nurse Next Door program. From the moment I first spoke to him I felt that we were in good hands. As a first-time home buyer the process can be overwhelming, and he broke it down for us and made the pieces seem bearable. He was quick to answer all of our calls and emails in simple to understand language, so I never felt that I didn’t understand what was happening. The process went more smoothly than I ever expected, and I attribute that to James and his team. I would highly recommend working with James and Nurse Next Door."

Amber and Nadir Kalaclar
Boston, MA

Amazing Team!

"When we began thinking about buying a house we were nervous. We didn’t really know the process. We are beyond thrilled that we found Teacher Next Door! Sheff was amazing at answering all of our financial questions and Cheri Aumond-McLean made sure we knew what was happening and what was coming every step of the way. What an amazing team and we are so thankful that they helped us make our dream of home ownership come true!"

Eric and Jessica Thomas
Clearwater, FL

Forever Grateful!

"Hey Jose, April, and everyone who was involved and played a huge role in making this teachers dream come true. From the bottom of my heart I want to say thank you for everything you all have done for me and my family. At times this journey became difficult, even to the point that I was ready to throw in the towel and give up. There were many sleepless nights and tears shed in this journey but, you all were a motivating and driving force to keep on going. I know it was not easy on your end by no means but, you all stuck with us and saw this through. My son who was recently diagnosed with autism was my biggest driving force to hang in there and keep trying to make this work. You might not know but all your efforts were for him and to give him a better life. I truly appreciate all the hard work you all did and will forever be grateful for that. Thank you for what you do and helping us teachers be able to live the dream."

Monique Blaize
Homestead, FL

Dream Come True!

"We just wanted to take a brief moment to thank each of you for your time and efforts to help make our dream come true of purchasing our new home.  We couldn't have been more impressed and thrilled with the work each of you carried out on our behalf.  We appreciated your willingness to answer any of our questions and to be reachable at the various hours of the day to put our minds at ease during times of stress. Thank you, thank you, thank you!  Thank you for the email and for sending along the picture of us in front of the new home. We'll definitely have that one framed and put somewhere in the house to keep as a memory sake. In addition to that, we simply cannot thank you enough for all that you did for us over the last couple months!  At the drop of a hate, you were there to help answer any of our questions and to put our minds at ease at what could have been a very stressful time."

Ross & Shellie Jeske
Bartow, FL

Amazing Program!

"Through the Teacher Next Door program, we were able to find our Realtor, Todd Lober, who has done such a fantastic job ensuring we were able to buy the home of our dreams! Teacher Next Door helped with saving money on our closing costs. This is truly an amazing program for teachers looking to buy their dream home. We appreciate everything this program and Todd Lober has done for us. He has become more than just our Realtor, but a friend in the process."

Jeff and Melissa Christ
Gilbert, AZ

Home is where your story begins!

"My story began on Thursday, February 25, 2016! With the help of the Teacher Next Door Program and James Ward  my dream of purchasing my first home became a reality! Throughout the entire process from beginning to end James was a tremendous help to making the process run smoothly. James always made sure I fully understood everything."

Ashley Clinch
Miami, FL

Wonderful Experience!

“I had such a wonderful experience working with the Teacher Next Door program. I am a first-time home buyer and was not quite sure what the entire home buying process entailed. The folks at TND helped me every step of the way. They guided me through each step, partnered me with a reliable and knowledgeable Realtor, answered any questions I had along the way, were very organized and professional, and overall made sure I was happy and informed in my home buying process. I am much more knowledgeable about buying a home and feel confident that all of my ducks are in a row for my first place. It was truly a blessing to have people to help me through this process that I would not have been able to do or afford on my own."

Shelby Morgan
Henderson, NV

Dream House!

“Words will not express our thanks Sheff. We thank you and your team for helping us with the purchase of our dream house."

Joseph Mendola III
Plant City, FL

Couldn't have been happier!

"As part of utilizing the Nurse Next Door Program, a Realtor was assigned to us and we couldn’t have been happier with our Realtor, Cheri. Although we were looking to purchase a new construction home, Cheri accompanied us to the sales center and was able to ask questions of the sales rep that we didn’t even know to ask. Her knowledge of property pricing, HOA fees, CDD fees, and business lingo allowed for us to get an accurate representation of what we would be paying and getting if we moved into this new community. Throughout the purchasing and building process, Cheri was always quick at getting us answers and advocating for us when something did not seem accurate. I would recommend Cheri to any of my friends and fellow educators looking to purchase a home."

Jewl-Lee Lessom
Zephyrhills, FL

Amazing to work with!

“Words cannot do James and the Nurse Next Door Program justice! James was the most accommodating, helpful person I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with. He was professional, knowledgeable and overall amazing to work with. He made an extremely anxiety provoking process way less daunting. He was there whenever we needed a question answered or something explained, despite the three-hour time difference. I can’t thank James enough for helping us get into our dream home! The dogs thank you too!”

Samantha Lloyd,
Boston, MA


Certified Online Reviews...

100% Recommend!

Nurse Next Door Realtor: BJ McLean
Nurse Next Door Loan Officer: Alisa Manny

"From the day we first inquired, Alisa was always quick to get back with us and be sure we had all the information that was needed. If she didn't have answers to our questions, she immediately found out the answer and got back with us. She is extremely personable and easy to work with. As first-time home buyers, she made this process as easy as it could be and is on top of everything. Since this process was new to us, she always provided education and explanations for everything. I would 100% recommend Alisa to anyone who asked. She deserves beyond a 5-Star rating. We truly appreciate her customer service and patience. You can tell she is passionate about her job and cares about getting people in a home that they love and setting them up for financial success. Everyone who we worked with was great."

Kayla DeMuth
Charlotte, NC

Officer Next Door

Officer Next Door Realtor: Sherri Purcell
Officer Next Door Loan Officer: Sheff Brisbin

"The Officer Next Door Program was a great step-by-step for first time home buyers.  Whenever there were questions, they were answered."

Sabata Davidson-Bryant
Homestead, FL

A Real Pleasure!

Nurse Next Door Realtor: Lacey Smith
Nurse Next Door Loan Officer: Albie Anderman

"Nurse Next Door made buying a home a real pleasure.  Supportive and keeping us informed every step of the way.  I highly recommend their services." 

Victor Loya
Littleton, CO

Amazing Realtor!

Nurse Next Door Realtor: Cheri Aumond-McLean
Nurse Next Door Loan Officer: Jose Palomar

"When I applied for this program Albie was very quick at contacting me and walking me through the process. Then we were assigned our amazing realtor, Cheri. Although we were buying new construction she did an amazing job of helping us to get all of our questions answered and would find answers for us if she didn’t have them. They got us pre-approved very quickly, even with a not so perfect credit history. Thank you to all for helping us to find and purchase our forever dream home. 

Jewl-Lee Lessem
Zephyrhills, FL

Awesome!!!  So Helpful!

Nurse Next Door Realtor: Robin Fagundes
Nurse Next Door Loan Officer: David Butcher

"Awesome!!! So helpful! The program is amazing. It's nice that you guys are there helping teachers. The staff of Nurse Next Door program really do care and do whatever it takes to get you in your new home. They explain in detail the program and guide you through it. They are very clear and helpful. David gives you options on types of loans offered. This was my first home and I am very satisfied."

Katie Garcia
Tulare, CA

Highly Recommend!

Nurse Next Door Realtor: Roger Kappel
Nurse Next Door Loan Officer: Albie Anderman

"Albie was a great help and walked me through the process very patiently. He worked quickly and helped me work out any bumps along the road. I highly recommend Albie and his team, they were great!  Roger was a great help. He was easy to work with and I felt like he truly had my best interests as a buyer in mind. he really worked hard to make sure the property met our needs, and went the extra mile when necessary!  The program offers some great benefits. My representative worked hard to make sure I benefited from the program. I would highly recommend it to anyone. The program helped me to purchase a home and in a timely manner!" 

Linda Grosvner
Ocala, FL

Such a Pleasure!

Nurse Next Door Realtor: Sharon Caldwell
Nurse Next Door Loan Officer: David Butcher

"Can’t say enough...such a pleasure working with David. He kept us informed and walked us through the whole process.  WE LOVE LOVE LOVE our Realtor.  She is a true professional. Her patience and perseverance got us through this process, keeping us sane! I would highly recommend her to anyone.  We are so thankful you provide this service for teachers."

Michelle Adkins
Scottsdale, AZ


Nurse Next Door Realtor: Lacy Wilson
Nurse Next Door Loan Officer: David Butcher

"When I reflect upon my experience with your services, I deem it a Godsend. From the very beginning, I was so satisfied with how you pre-qualified me for a home, found me a great Realtor, and quickly accommodated me when I requested approval for a larger loan than originally desired. You and my Realtor were so patient, for I did take 3 or 4 months to find the home that I wanted. I live in an area with a limited market for my price range. It took a while, but I found the right home and was so fortunate when the owner accepted my offer. My accepted offer was approximately 25k below the appraised value. It all came together. Lacy Wilson was so helpful with me and patient when it came to filling out and explaining all the necessary information needed to complete the purchase of my home. I do highly recommend your program and services to anyone seeking to purchase a home. Thank you for helping me move on with my life and securing a wonderful home."

Shane Walter
Oroville, CA

Patiently walked me through every step!

Nurse Next Door Realtor: Jesse Mason
Nurse Next Door Loan Officer: James Ward

"I have been a teacher for 18 years and have wanted to buy a house for a long time.  I contacted the Teacher Next Door program this past Spring and James Ward was assigned to be my Loan Officer.  I knew absolutely nothing about the home buying process, but James patiently walked me through every step, right up to closing.  I would highly recommend James Ward to anyone who wants to be a homeowner.  The process can be long, frustrating and sometimes scary, that is why it was great to have James there to help me.  I learned many things about buying a home because of James Ward who is very detailed in his explanations of everything.  Thanks to James Ward and the TND program, I was able to buy my first home."

Linda Dickerson
Tampa, FL

Committed to Family!

Nurse Next Door Realtor: Brad Cohen
Nurse Next Door Loan Officer: Jose Palomar

"They always kept us up to date.  Got to know us and our needs."

Anthony Hill
Staunton, VA

Excellent Support!

Nurse Next Door Realtor: Kimi Parker
Nurse Next Door Loan Officer: Danielle O'Neil

"Nurse Next Door Program was excellent in providing customer service and making the home buying process an easy experience. They were very helping through every step of the way!!"

Victor Tavarez
Charlotte, NC

In my own home!

Nurse Next Door Realtor: Derek Venema
Nurse Next Door Loan Officer: Sheff Brisbin

"My Nurse Next Door Team (Sheff, April, and everyone else :) ) made it possible for me to purchase my first home. They were with me every step of the way and were always available to answer my questions no matter what they were. The home buying process can be overwhelming but Sheff and his team made sure that I was an informed buyer. One of my biggest hurdles before finding out about this program was saving enough for a traditional down payment. The discounts provided and loan options I was given made it possible for me to achieve home ownership. I would recommend this program to all of my co-workers."

Jennifer Davidson
New Port Ritchie, FL

Basem was Great!

Nurse Next Door Realtor: Donna Picardo
Nurse Next Door Loan Officer: Basem Jaber

"I divorced at 50 with two teenage daughters. I wanted to buy my own home rather than throw money away renting. I found Teacher Next Door online and thought that grants for teachers sounded pretty good to me. Basem talked me through the entire process. He was very patient and always responded quickly when I had questions. I recommend Teacher Next Door to all teachers!"

Wendi B.
Basehor, KS

Excellent Services all around!

Nurse Next Door Realtor: Javin Lopez
Nurse Next Door Loan Officer: Danielle O'Neill

"I honestly thought I’d have to give up my dream of owning my own home, but Danielle proved me wrong. My credit wasn’t to greatest, but she worked with me and made it happen anyway. I am beyond grateful to her and her team (especially) Sarah for working so hard to make this dream come true for me and my family. Bit only did they help me secure a fair interest rate and down payment, they introduced to us to the best realtor around who helped us into a home in 2 months! I would absolutely recommend this program to any teacher whose dreamed of owning their own house ."

Elizabeth Jordan
Orlando, FL


Nurse Next Door Realtor: Mari Wilson
Nurse Next Door Loan Officer: Sheff Brisbin

"I appreciated all of the work that the Teacher Next Door program put into helping me find a home! All team members were more than willing to answer any questions I had and explain everything so that I could learn about the home buying process and used all resources they could to help me get into a home. Very glad I used this program to help me buy my first home!

Mikayla Mentele
Johnston, IA

Thank you from the bottom of my heart!

Nurse Next Door Realtor: Niva Telfort
Nurse Next Door Loan Officer: Sheff Brisbin 

"My family and I thank God for you and your team for a job well done.  I thank you all from the bottom of my heart.  I couldn't have done it without your assistance. It was a pleasure working with you.  Thank you for Niva Telefort. She's wonderful.  I highly recommend her for future clients.  Thank you for making yourself available day and night.  Your understanding and patience is greatly appreciated.  Thank you once again." 

Juslene Fleuricot
Port St. Lucie, FL


Nurse Next Door Realtor: Amber Fayson
Nurse Next Door Loan Officer: Becky Patton 

"Becky was amazing at walking us through the process and making sure everything happened quickly."

Stephanie Parker
Watford, ND

Patient, Compassionate, Extremely Helpful!

Nurse Next Door Realtor: Nathan Sisson
Nurse Next Door Loan Officer: Brandon Childs 

"This was our first home purchase and we had tons of questions about the process. Brandon was patient, compassionate, and extremely helpful throughout the process. He always got back in touch quickly when we had questions and checked-in regularly to give us updates. It was a great experience from start to finish."

Kelsey Hackney
Olympia, WA

All Around Nice People!

Nurse Next Door Realtor: Franz Desamour
Nurse Next Door Loan Officer: Mike Jones

"Mike and his team were awesome. Responding to emails, texts messages, and phone calls swiftly, diligent, knowledgeable, and all-around nice people."

Diana Vedrine
Miramar, FL

Updated June 15, 2024