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Andy Bowler (right) of Indian River Habitat for Humanity, presents Norris & Company Realtors Chip Landers and Mark Seeberg with their 2013 Habitat Volunteer of the Year awards.
Two Realtors from Norris & Company Real Estate received the 2013 Habitat Volunteer of the Year from the Realtor's Association of Indian River County at a recent awards presentation. Realtors Chip Landers and Mark Seeberg have been volunteering for Indian River Habitat for Humanity for the past 13 years, helping the Realtor's Association build 13 houses in 13 years.
Be it helping with the framing, roofing, painting, siding and more, Landers and Seeberg do it all, including assisting with securing funding for the home.
“Seeing the joy on the homeowners faces when they get their keys is very inspiring,” said Landers when asked why he spends most Saturday mornings on the Habitat job site.
To find out how to volunteer with Indian River Habitat for Humanity, contact Susan Reaves at 772-562-9860 ext. 210 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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For centuries the pineapple has been the symbol of welcome and hospitality all over the world. We see it used in family heirlooms, as needlepoint designs in fabric and carved in wooden columns and furnishings. Today we find the pineapple in brass door knockers, etched in glass, printed on welcome mats and in a variety of colorful table centerpieces. But how did the pineapple become this symbol of unbounding welcome?
The first account of the pineapple was given by Christopher Columbus and his men, after their second voyage, when landing on what is now known as Guadeloupe in the Caribbean islands. They brought the fruit back to Europe in 1493.
The shape and coarse, spiky surface caused the Spaniards to name it “pina”, after the pine cone. The English saw this resemblance also, hence our word “pineapple”. Known as “nana” to the Carib, the indigenous people of the Caribbean islands, the pineapple symbolized hospitality and was often carved into the columns at the entrance of a plantation.
In Europe, pineapples were a delicacy and became very fashionable in the second half of the eighteenth century. Gardeners asked very high prices due to the cost of growing them. They remained an expensive delicacy until... Read More
Norris & Company Real Estate has once again earned the Website Quality Certification (WQC) from Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® , a global network of 500+ real estate firms which presents the certification to member companies that demonstrate best practices in website design and Internet communications.
Norris & Company’s website, www.norrisandcompany.com, earned the certification after achieving high marks on a range of criteria, including usability and performance, design and content, interactivity, customer service and Internet lead management, search engine optimization and mobile. The website was evaluated by Virtual Results, LLC, a real estate internet and social marketing firm that was selected by Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) to evaluate participating member websites for the program.
Created by LeadingRE in 2009 to recognize member websites that combine high standards for design, technology and service, the criteria for the WQC are updated annually to reflect the latest in internet marketing strategies. The WQC is an optional program available only to firms affiliated with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and requires re-certification every two years.... Read More
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Recent client testimonials....
"Peggy Hewett was wonderful! She was always available and answered her phone. We didn't have to leave voicemails and wait hours for answers to our questions. She even went above and beyond by helping us reserve a storage unit here since we were out of town. Thank you!" Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Genna
"The level of personal service that Lucy Hendricks provided during a difficult sales process was unprecedented. Lucy worked very hard and showed the house 50+ times before we got an offer. A first class Realtor and a first class person." Mr. Allan J. Klotsche, Jr.
"Bob Faller is a true professional with a great knowledge of the market. I appreciated his guidance throughout the sale of my home in Vero Beach" Mr. Kevin Komisky... Read More
Norris & Company Real Estate recently recognized their October 2013 Top Producing Associates.
Debbie Bell, Jane Schwiering, Chip Landers, Beth Livers, Bob Faller and Brenda Dwight attained the highest dollar volume of closed sales for the month.
The highest dollar volume of new listings was achieved by Debbie Bell, Chip Landers, Frannie Atchison, Steve Owen and Lucy Hendricks.... Read More
Please stop by Norris & Company at 3377 Ocean Drive and enjoy a bowl of gourmet soup as we proudly host the Samaritan Center's 21st Annual Soup Bowl. Proceeds benefit the programs and services for the homeless. Bowl of soup - $5.
Norris & Company Real Estate recently recognized their September 2013 Top Performing Associates.
Peggy Hewett, Debbie Bell, Jane Schwiering, Mark Seeberg and Brenda Dwight attained the highest dollar volume of closed sales for the month.
The highest dollar volume of new listings was achieved by Sherry Brown, Lucy Hendricks, Debbie Bell, Beth Livers, Rosanne Roberson and Gretchen Hanson.
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