Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties Offers Free Real Estate Rebate Programs to Military Members, Veterans and First Responders

— Evan Roeser

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. / Nov. 17, 2021 – Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties, one of the area’s premier real estate brokerages with four offices in South Carolina and one in Georgia, is proud to serve the country’s military members, veterans and first responders through a free real estate rebate program that offers clients money back at closing.

The brokerage has provided many families with real estate services through the U.S. Military on the Move® and LeadingRE Heroes programs. Since January of 2020, Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties has served 81 military families and provided $160,000 in credits to military families listing or purchasing a home.

The initiatives, which are powered by Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE), are free real estate rebate programs that allow eligible clients to earn a credit at closing when buying or selling a home with Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties (in states where allowed by law). The credit at closing is 20% of the agent’s transaction side commission.

“We are always proud to serve those who sacrifice so much to protect our community and our country,” Karen and Joe Ryan, co-owners of Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties, said in a joint statement. “We encourage all active military members, veterans and first responders looking for real estate services to take advantage of these great programs.”

To qualify for the programs, clients must possess either:

  • A valid Military ID: active duty, reserve, veteran (honorably discharged), retired military or Wounded Warrior status.


  • Valid employment status: current police officer/deputy sherrif, firefighter, EMT or paramedic.

For more information about the programs, please contact Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties Relocation Director Maureen Richards at 843-341-3715.

Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties is an independently owned and operated Weichert affiliate with offices in Hilton Head Island, Okatie, Bluffton and Beaufort, South Carolina and Savannah, Georgia. The company is one of the top-three producing affiliates in the Weichert national franchise system.

For more information about Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties, contact Kelly Ryan at 843-341-3700 or visit

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 About Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc.: Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. has grown steadily since Jim Weichert, president, chairman and CEO of Weichert Companies, launched the company’s franchise division in 2001. The affiliate division was created to offer a business model for franchisee ownership candidates described as “a clearly defined operating system for marketing and managing a real estate business.” Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. announced its first affiliate in 2002, was ranked as one of the top traditional residential real estate franchises in Entrepreneur’s 2021 Franchise 500 and was identified in 2021 by Franchise Business Review as one of the top U.S. franchises for owner satisfaction. Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. has offices serving over 370 markets in 41 states. For more information about Weichert, visit or for information on franchise opportunities visit

Each Weichert® franchised office is independently owned and operated

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