(WXYZ) — Everyday people are finding ways to thank our healthcare workers and first responders for what they’re doing for all of us.
7 Action News Reporter Andrea Isom shows us how a metro Detroit builder decided to thank them, now and when the pandemic is over.
“It’s probably one of the reasons I got into the business. When you hand someone those keys, there’s nothing more rewarding than delivering someone a new home,” says Rino Soave, wwner and CEO of Infinity Homes and Company in Novi.
Right now, those on the front-lines risking their lives bravely battling COVID-19 deserve relief, a safe haven, something positive surrounding them when this pandemic finally fades away.
“To give back and say thank you for what you do. it means a lot. it means everything to us,” he says with pride.
The entire team decided to do something truly special in 14 different communities across southeast Michigan.
“Offering first responders, people in the medical profession, police, fire and EMS, something that is going to impact their life,” says Soave.
And that it would - offering up to $35,000 off the price of a new home.
“By giving this incentive, at no additional charge to have a fully sodded yard, have a designer kitchen and things in a house that maybe you wouldn’t be able to afford,” he says.
But definitely things they all deserve.
“It’s something that isn’t short term. This is something that is lasting,” says Soave.
And this gift will extend after the stay at home order is lifted.
Go to the website, click on the Thank You tab and follow the instructions. Infinityhomescorp.com
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