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Realty Austin Builds 7th Annual Habitat for Humanity Home

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Austin’s Best Place to Work Kicks Off 7th Annual Realty Austin Home Build

AUSTIN, TXRealty Austinthe #1 Best Place to Work in Austin, raised the walls on its 7th Annual Austin Habitat for Humanity home build. In a partnership with its agents, the company will volunteer 2,400 hours and donate over $100,000 to sponsor a home for a deserving Habitat family.

On the morning of Wednesday, September 5, the Realty Austin team kicked off construction by raising the exterior walls of the new home being built for the Bendri Family. Austin Habitat for Humanity and the Realty Austin team were on hand for the wall-raising ceremony including some of the company’s top charitable contributors: Jeffrey Schnabel. To participate in the build with us and support the Bendri family, donate here.

Yvette Boatwright, co-owner of Realty Austin said, “Our Realty Austin family cherishes giving back to our community through affordable housing solutions. We are proud to partner with organizations who make keeping Austin affordable a priority! Our team of agents build with their heart and soul to make this dream a reality for the Bendri family.”

The Bendri Family

The Bendri’s believe owning a home will change their lives forever because “Home is a dream.” Pictured above: The Bendri Family with Yvette and Jonathan Boatwright.

Over the next three months, 250 volunteers from Realty Austin and its industry partners will work alongside the future homeowners to build the new home. Companies joining Realty Austin on this build include Texas National Title; Max Leaman Team; Independence Title; Leahy Lending, Ryan Leahy; Movement Mortgage; HouseLoans, Harper Ray; SWBC, Justin Boyd; Infinity Mortgage, Lynn Morenz. 

Since 2012, Realty Austin has partnered with Austin Habitat for Humanity to build homes for deserving families and committed more than $700,000 to change lives. Follow our Story.

Phyllis Snodgrass, CEO of Austin Habitat for Humanity said, “Realty Austin has been one of our most dedicated partners throughout the years. We are grateful to have their support and enthusiasm as they build strong, stable communities and advocate for ‘Keep Austin Affordable’ alongside us. Their culture of philanthropy inspires us, and every agent who lends their hand is an integral part of moving our mission forward. We thank Jonathan and Yvette for creating a company culture of community leadership and giving back at Realty Austin.” 

The new home will be completed in November and dedicated with a celebration on December 7, 2018. To participate in the 7th Annual Realty Austin Habitat for Humanity home build, donate here.

Realty Austin Supports Affordable Housing

Realty Austin’s team supports keeping Austin affordable as they raised the walls on their 7th annual Austin Habitat for Humanity home build. Pictured left to right: Nelson Batchelor, Sandy Kerr, Manuel Arce, Jeremy Fisher, Ami Davis, Paige Dahiyat, Peter Van Kooij, Evonne Gottsch, Kelvin Glover, and Caren Upshaw.

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