INVERNESS, Fla. – When Barbara Mills, a sales associate with RE/MAX Realty One in Inverness, got a call that a young solider returning from active duty discovered his wife left him to raise four children under the age of 11 on his own, she jumped into action.Read More »
Humanitarian of the Year at the state association’s annual convention and trade expo.
ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 31, 2015— Florida Realtors® has named Cynthia Shafer as its 2015 Humanitarian of the Year, proving that Realtors make a difference in their communities. McLean is a sales associate with Lahaina Realty in Fort Myers Beach, Fla.Read More »
FORT MYERS, Fla. — It was a routine day in 2011 for Kerry Constantine, broker/owner of Power Brokers Real Estate Inc. in Fort Myers. Regularly working with investors, Constantine would visit foreclosures and short sales to determine whether the property was suitable for investment.Read More »
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Bill Sharp, associate broker and co-owner of Exit 1 Stop Realty in Jacksonville, knows his way around a tennis court. He was a Division I collegiate player at both the University of South Florida and University of North Florida in the late 1980s, before entering the “real world” and beginning his career in real estate.Read More »
FORT MYERS, Fla. – Last year, Gail Doxie, a sales associate with RE/MAX Realty Group in Fort Myers, led a 24-year-old veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan into a meadow at her Fort Myers ranch. She pointed out a group of horses and asked the young man to choose the horse that most resembled him before he was deployed, the one that resembles him now, and the one he would most like to be.Read More »
President Sherri Meadows congratulates Louise McLean, who was named Florida Realtors Humanitarian of the Year at the state association’s annual conference and trade expo.
ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 26, 2014— Florida Realtors® has named Louise McLean as its 2014 Humanitarian of the Year, proving that Realtors make a difference in their communities. McLean is a sales associate with RE/MAX Solutions in Merritt Island, Fla.Read More »
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A community group that helps sick children enjoy the healing power of music started with one ukulele and the dream of a father to carry on the memory of his son, who died at age 22.Read More »
Cynthia J. Shaffer and her husband John collect sheets, bedding, stuffed animals and beds to help foster kids through their Beds for Kids program.
FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. – Cynthia J. Shafer of Lahaina Realty Inc. in Fort Myers Beach was shopping at a Ross Dress for Less store, buying sheets and supplies for her charity Beds for Kids, when the girl at the register stopped her. “The girl said, ‘Do you remember me?’” Shafer recalls. “She then told me that I had delivered a toddler bed to her son. She said that I made the bed and handed her son a stuffed animal and that, at the time, she didn’t have money for rent or food in the refrigerator, but my act of kindness made her feel like a real person,” says Shafer.Read More »
Realtor Louise McLean helps the auctioneer get the bids going at a recent fundraising auction for the Brevard’s Children in Need Committee, which helps provide coats, shoes, band instruments and other needs for homeless children in the county through the Brevard Schools Foundation.
MERRITT ISLAND, Fla. – About three years ago, Louise McLean, a sales associate with Coldwell Banker Residential in Merritt Island, saw a 60 Minutes television segment about homeless children in Brevard County.Read More »
Family is important to Realtor Claudette Bruck, who is shown here visiting with her three nieces and some of their children.
TAMARAC, Fla. – A Dancing Mickey Mouse was at the top of a little boy’s Christmas list. And, Claudette Bruck, CCIM, GRI, a real estate professional with Multiple Choice Realty Investments Inc. in Tamarac, wasn’t going to sleep until he got it.Read More »