Course aims to educate housing professionals on the unique circumstances

of the military homebuyer

600 Manor Rd Suite 2A Staten Island, NY 10314   USA Cares education course designed to provide loan officers, realtors and housing professionals with a clear understanding of how to work with military clients. Grand Oaks Funding, LLC  is pleased to have a graduate  Chris Caggiano & Carolina Garcia De Mattera  of this new program and be among the first housing professionals to offer this level of expert customer service to military men and women. Through the USA Cares Certified Military Housing Specialist Course - accessed online at - the CMHS Course provides the tools and knowledge needed to effectively work with military borrowers, especially in a fast-paced and competitive market. It also includes timely advice for housing professionals regarding foreclosure prevention, with tips they can give their clients to help them avoid mortgage delinquencies in the future.

This course aims to put greater numbers of military families into affordable homes through knowledgeable professionals who understand the unique circumstances brought about by military service.

The course helps all housing professionals make sense of the military language, rank and pay system. It even outlines what happens when a service member is injured, and explains how their pay will continue during hospitalization and treatment. Earning the Certificate of Completion for the CMHS Course indicates a significant knowledge base that active duty service

members and veterans can rely on for prompt and accurate service of their housing needs.

Grand Oaks Funding Mission Statement

Our mission is simply to accommodate our clients with the best possible advice and solutions for their mortgage financing needs. By utilizing our continuing education and knowledge of the industry, we assist our clients to ensure their complete satisfaction. We offer products and services that add real value to our customers, and simultaneously build meaningful relationships that result in superior level customer service.

About USA Cares

USA Cares ( is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that addresses the critical and unmet needs of post-9/11 service members and their families by providing them with immediate financial and advocacy support in times of crisis. The non-profit organization strives to reach families at the earliest stage of intervention to prevent further financial distress and suffering. USA Cares has responded to over 97,000 requests for emergency financial help with millions of dollars in granted assistance. USA Cares Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) number is 12359. For more information on the CMHS Course go to the USA Cares website: .