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raised over $12,000, and a husband-and-wife team with his brokerage have raised about $800. “They committed to donating $100 from each transaction to put toward another house.” Pay-It-Forward What struck a chord with Martel was the transparency of the crowdfunding campaign and the idea that it is a “hand up and not a handout.” He notes, “A house can change people’s lives and improve on future generations. Having a house creates stability. A home is safety. And we appreciate that these new homeowners pay it forward so that others in the community can experience homeownership. Joshua Tanner, president of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Generations in Mobile, Ala., is also committed to the charity. “We vetted 10
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Joshua Tanner, president and CEO of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Generations in Mobile, Ala., has raised almost $6,000 for New Story.