2014 Salvation Army Bell Ringing

Real Estate Agents, Brokers, and Managers from Brooks Real Estate and Coldwell Banker Tradition as part of their 2014 Community Involvement Program once again joined the ranks of the Salvation Army for their annual "Doing the most Good", Holiday Bell Ringing program. Garrie Warren serves as facilitator for our volunteers. Among those volunteers are: (kneeling) Steve Ewell, George Marsh, and Mozart Wilson. (standing L-R) Anna Lind, Kathy Evers, Frankie Byrnes, Niki Cook, Connie Robbins, Melissa Sabb, and Garrie Warren (not pictured: Sam Mayo, Charlotte Tabb, Zachary Lind, Joe Delgado, Andrew Nelson, Louise Mokszanowski, John Stump, Vicki Courier, Ted LaRose and Suzanne Dana).


Fund Raising for "Erase the Need"

At the Coldwell Banker Traditions August company gathering, we announced our support of "Erase the Need," specifically their "Back Pack" program, which aims to make a positive impact on the lives of our local kids of families in need.

Our goal was to fill 10 back packs with the essential items kids need for school, such as binders, highlighters, flash drives, glue sticks, etc...

As of today, we have 27. AMAZING!!!! And a big shout out to Melissa Sabb and Niki Cook for bringing this to our attention and coordinating the donation process!

Want to find out more about this amazing organization? Visit their Facebook page

Existing-Home Sales Up in June, Unsold Inventory Shows Continued Progress

More good news about the economy, and in particular, the real estate industry.

The National Association of REALTORS® website, www.realtor.org, reported that existing-home sales increased in June of 2014 and reached an annual pace of 5 million sales for the first time since October 2013, while rising inventory continues to push overall supply towards a more balanced market.


Bowl for Kids Sake 2014

On Saturday, February 22nd, Coldwell Banker Traditions and Brooks Real Estate participated in Bowl For Kids’ Sake. This event is the signature fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hampton Roads Virginia. Big Brothers Big Sisters depends on donations to conduct background checks on volunteers to ensure child safety; and provide ongoing support for children, families and volunteers to build and sustain long-lasting relationships.


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