IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Real Living Real Estate, one of the nation's leading real estate franchisors and a member of the HSF Affiliates LLC family of real estate brokerage franchise networks, has initiated the Real Living Community Service Award program to honor network professionals for their civic contributions and community service.
Award recipients exemplified a broad spectrum of civic acts for their communities ranging from organizing fundraisers to participating in food drives. One honoree started his own family foundation dedicated to helping local law enforcement resolve drug-related crimes in his area.
“From supporting children with disabilities to helping victims of natural disaster, we are so proud to recognize these everyday heroes making a positive difference right in their backyards,” said Robert McAdams Jr., president of Real Living.
A total of 13 network professionals received the inaugural Real Living Community Service Awards last week during Real Living Connection, the brokerage network’s annual conference: Real Living Realty Professionals, Longmeadow, MA; Beth Wolff REALTORS® Real Living, Houston, TX; PowerMark Properties, A Real Living Real Estate Network Member, Biloxi, MS; Real Living Advantage Real Estate, Norfolk, NE; Real Living Wareck D’Ostilio, New Haven, CT; Real Living Messina & Associates, Inc., Duluth, MN; Dave Culbertson, Real Living Home Team, Mt. Vernon, OH; Elaine Wehri, Real Living CCR REALTORS®, Lima, OH; Katie Weaver, Real Living Kee Realty, Washington Township, MI; Brenda Cuoco, Real Living Realty Professionals, Wilbraham, MA; Stephen Sheffer, Beth Wolff REALTORS® Real Living, Houston, TX; Navona Hart, Real Living Cornerstone, Farmville, VA; and Landon Sallee, Freedom Realty & Property Management, A Real Living Real Estate Network Member Winchester, KY.
“Our first honorees set high standards for their compassion and corporate citizenship,” said Gino Blefari, president and CEO of HSF Affiliates. “Each has gone beyond the call of duty to help local people and programs. They are wonderful ambassadors our Real Living Real Estate brand.”
To be considered for the award, applicants submitted a short video describing their community work and the inspiration behind their service. A committee chose the honorees.
About Real Living Real Estate
Real Living Real Estate is a full-service real estate brokerage franchise company with a comprehensive and integrated suite of resources for franchisees and their sales professionals, as well as for consumers who work with them. In 2016 and 2017, Real Living Real Estate was named "Real Estate Agency Brand of the Year" in the ongoing Harris Poll EquiTrend® study; and was named "Most Loved" and "Most Trusted" real estate brand in the study in consecutive years. Additionally, the Real Living brand and its innovative concepts were recognized by Entrepreneur magazine as well as by Inman News with several Inman Innovator Awards. Real Living Real Estate is a network brand of HSF Affiliates LLC, majority owned by HomeServices of America, Inc. Visit www.RealLiving.com.