As Ohio and much of the country prepare for winter, keeping warm is high on the priority list. Adjusting the thermostat is the obvious first move, but it can be expensive when the utility bill comes. 

Instead of cranking up the heat, sometimes your clients just have to dress in layers when the wind chill drops, and they start shivering. Here are some ways your clients can keep warm during the most frigid temperatures without running up their heating bills.  Continue reading

Help us find our dream home.

This is a simple directive you’ve no doubt gotten dozens of times from clients who are ready to buy the perfect home. But not just ANY home. They want THE home. A house in the right school district, near family (or away from them, in some cases), in the safest neighborhood, with a perfectly manicured lawn and constructed with all the top-of-the-line materials. Continue reading

Linda’s Story

Linda Thornton had rented the same apartment for more than 20 years. A new owner purchased the complex, and she thought her rent might increase soon. She had dreamed of owning her own home someday but had never pursued the idea. Linda decided now was the time.

After looking at homes in Boardman, Canfield, and the West Side of Youngstown, her real estate agent helped Linda find a lovely home on the West Side. The agent then introduced her to Amerifirst Poland to help finance her new house. Continue reading

POLAND, Ohio (November 4, 2021) – Amerifirst Poland Team, in cooperation with State Farm-Carrie Ratliff and NextHome Team Marzo, will donate 250 turkeys to the community and those in need in the Mahoning Valley.

“Our office is committed to helping provide Valley families with basic needs like housing and food,” said Bob Gratz, Amerifirst Poland loan consultant. “Especially during the holidays, it’s important for families to be able to share a nice meal and create positive memories. We’d like to thank the other sponsors of this turkey giveaway for helping us give back to our community.”

Those wanting turkeys should go to the Western Reserve Sparkle on November 10 between noon and 6:30 p.m. There will also be the opportunity to win canned goods and gift cards.

Amerifirst Poland and partners will also donate turkeys to veterans in need at the Youngstown Regional Air Reserve Station, the Canfield Township Fire Department, and families in need at Boardman Local Schools.

For more information about the community turkey giveaway, call Amerifirst Poland at 330-574-7500.