By Sharon Delaney
Doing good for the community and doing well financially go hand in hand when it comes to business. According to a 2013 study by Echo Research, 82 percent of U.S. consumers consider corporate social responsibility (CSR) when deciding which products or services to buy and where to shop. For real estate agents, there are even more business benefits beyond consumer sentiment that should make giving back part of their work schedule and a top business priority—here are just a few.
As a real estate agent, you are in the referral business and actions that allow you to meet more people in a meaningful way will grow trusted referral sources. By actively supporting a cause, you will meet others who share the same…