Giving Back

By
Real Estate Agent with Long & Foster Realty BWI Office

 As Realtors, many of us are passionate about providing our clients with the highest level of service and dedication. After all, we are helping people with one of the most important decisions in their life, the purchase of their home.

 And while our careers can be something we all immerse ourselves into, we have, or should have, other things that we're passionate about, commited to helping and improving. Something we can "give back" to. Don't you think it's our duty as members of our communities?

 Anyone who knows me personally, or even reads my blogs, knows I'm all about horses and equestrian Real Estate, especially in my home state of Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic area. I'm a life-long "horse crazy" gal.

 I'm proud and honored to say I'm on the newly formed Board of Directors of a program dedicated to the placement and rescue of retired thoroughbred race horses, The Mid-Atlantic Placement and Rescue, Inc. ( www.matbs.org ).

 I feel as owners and caretakers of animals, we have a complete responsibilty to them, whether they are your pet or an animal you rely on for your livelihood, they put their trust in you and give you their all.

 Hey, animals may not be your thing, but the point is, we all have causes and charities we feel deeply about. We need to give back to our " communities", whatever or wherever they may be.

 In this time of Real Estate "craziness", once in awhile,  it doesn't hurt to sit back and look at the bigger picture.

 Your care and commitment to your "passions" are often reflected in other areas of your life, including your career.

 

Comments (3)

Ellie McIntire
Ellicott City Clarksville Howard County Maryland Real Estate - Ellicott City, MD
Luxury service in Central Maryland

Time is the most valuable asset that we have. It's easy to write a check, but volunteering time is a lot harder.

Oct 22, 2008 06:35 AM
Marlene Pellegrini
Norwich, CT

I could not agree with you more.  Giving back is tremendously important.  I have made my arrangements to give back.  Hopefully others with follow suit.  Thanks for the post.

Oct 22, 2008 06:45 AM
ASHEVILLE REALTY REFERRAL RESOURCE 828-776-0779
REAL ESTATE REFERRAL NETWORK - Asheville, NC
CONTACT janeAnne365@gmail.com

THANK you for the link. Here in Asheville, I am associated with a number of equestrian facilities...and know that my "horsey" friends will appreciate this link! I am going to re-blog your post!

Feb 05, 2009 12:54 AM