As a Charter Member of REBSEA you will be contacted by clients who have read your profile in our Member Directory. They are aware that you donate to and support important social causes within your community and have seen the details you have provided in your profile. They understand that when they work with you when buying or selling a home that after closing you will be donating a part of your commission to a nonprofit organization in your community. The amount is up to each member (and of course is tax deductible). All donations go directly from our members to the chosen non-profit. REBSEA was created with a mission of driving business to our members so that you can make more donations to non-profits. The cost to join REBSEA and have a complete profile in the Member Directory is $100 in annual dues. A growing number of non-profits (you can see the list on our home page) are now informing their supporters across the U.S. and Canada that whenever they, or anybody they know, is going to buy or sell a property, that if they work with a REBSEA Member that a donation will be made at closing to a non-profit within their community
As a Charter Member we will provide you with a 'Presentation to Nonprofits' that you can send to, or give to, your local non-profits. It explains the REBSEA program, and says "Here is our website, here is our Member Directory, here is my business card. I would like to support your organization. If you would like to receive donations to your organization just inform your supporters about the REBSEA program". It is really a very simple idea and that is why it is effective. It is a win-win-win situation. Here is a quote from one of our newest members who contacted a local nonprofit the day after he joined REBSEA as a Charter member:
"I went to my first NPO in Westford, MA today. They were excited about the program & will send me a sample e mail of what they will send their database. I will be featured on their web & Facebook page & in their newsletter. If you would like a sample of what we will use, I can send you a copy when we put it together. Thanks!!!"