A Realtor’s guide to helping during a disaster

In light of the recent fires that are devastating California, we urge agents to establish a plan if they are going to take on any type of volunteer effort. Here’s what Ventura-based agent Ariel Palmieri did after fires destroyed much of her community l…

Parker Principle 11: How to make giving back a part of your business

Although it was once popular to put your face on a bus bench, times have changed — and while this form of advertising still prevails in certain markets, most busy professionals care little about cheesy headshots and bus bench ads.

Parker Principle 11: Adopting a career of service

Jerry Maguire had it all. He had a booming business, gorgeous girlfriend, a trendy home and everyone wanting to either work with him, sleep with him or be him.
But Jerry wanted more.

Parker Principle 11: How to selflessly give back to the world

Perhaps it’s because real estate agents and brokers know so many people, perhaps it’s because they know their community so well, or maybe it’s just that they take their role in a service-oriented profession seriously — for whatever reason, “giving back to the world through service” seems to be ingrained in the lives of many real estate agents.

Parker Principle 11: How to selflessly give back to the world

Perhaps it’s because real estate agents and brokers know so many people, perhaps it’s because they know their community so well, or maybe it’s just that they take their role in a service-oriented profession seriously — for whatever reason, “giving back to the world through service” seems to be ingrained in the lives of many real estate agents.

Real estate agent donates $100 from each sale to help animals find ‘fur-ever’ homes

Calvin Acuff, a real estate agent based in Morganton, North Carolina, is a self-professed animal lover who currently takes care of six pets — dogs Charlie, Molly, Willa, and cats Bow Tie, Orville and Leo — all of which he rescued while out and about hiking and walking in gorgeous mountain scenery that surrounds his town …

Giveback Homes and Concierge Auctions making a difference ‘Key for Key’

Over the next year, Concierge Auctions has pledged that for every home sold, it will fund the building of a home in Nicaragua — a one-for-one system — for at least 100 homes. Each home costs about $5,000 to build …

How to start an annual charity drive

As the year comes to an end, it may be important for your business to consider participating in charitable activities. Better yet, you should probably be thinking about corporate social responsibility and charity year-round …

How to start an annual charity drive

As the year comes to an end, it may be important for your business to consider participating in charitable activities. Better yet, you should probably be thinking about corporate social responsibility and charity year-round …

Realtor live streams locking himself on roof to raise money

“Here I am. John-Ross Parks. Locked on the roof. On the internet.” Those are the first words you’ll read on icanrebuild.com, real estate agent John-Ross Parks’ fundraising website for the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation, an organization that helps wome…