Earth Day is Wednesday - Emphasize the Green

Mortgage and Lending with Keller Williams Realty of Manatee

Earth day is approaching, and most of us are too busy trying to sell the inventory of homes we carry to pay any mind to it!

If you stop and think about it though, we really need to take the time. So why not incorporate Earth Day into our busy work day?

Some suggestions -

Talk to your neighbors about Earth Day, or neighboring homes where you have listings.

Door knock. Ask each resident if they are recycling. If not, provide them with a hand out, explaining to them how they can receive free recycle bins, what is recyclable, and even what day their recycling is picked up! Be sure to include your contact information, and open the conversation up by letting them know it is Earth Day!

If you don't like the idea of door knocking, set up an information table in your driveway or in the driveway of one of your listings.

Emphasize green features of the homes you are selling - in the name of Earth Day. Example: Were there new windows installed? ENERGY EFFICIENT HOME - SAVING YOU MONEY AND THE PLANET!

Get involved in community events in your area. This is a great way to get out and meet new people, with like minded interests, and a way to create a genuine warm connection! You can even shamelessly promote your team or brokerage by wearing your name tag or company t-shirt!

Celebrate the Earth and educate your community.

Jamie Bullock

The Burish & Serena Team



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Sheila Newton Team Anderson & Greenville SC
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - C. Dan Joyner - Anderson, SC
Selling the Upstate since 1989

Thanks for the post.. i hope more agents/people get involved with this.. the Earth needs the help!!.. All of these things in your post are so important for us all to remember and do daily!!

Apr 20, 2009 07:17 AM #1
Michael A. Caruso
Surterre Properties - Laguna Niguel, CA

Great to see that your are thinking green. Earth Day is an important one!

Please remember me if you learn of anyone moving to "The OC" and I will do the same!

Michael Caruso, Broker ABR ABRM CRB CRS GREEN GRI

2007 President, Orange County Association of Realtors           

(949) 753-7900

Apr 20, 2009 07:17 AM #2
Kathy Toth
Ann Arbor Market Center Keller Williams - Ann Arbor, MI
Ann Arbor Real Estate Experts - Kathy Toth Team

This is really a great way to get involved in the community, isn't it?  Sponsoring a recycling ben for newspapers and magazines, getting a store to donate a certain number of recycle bins to drop off at homes in your farm for Earth Day - the possibilities are endless!


Apr 20, 2009 08:20 AM #3
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