Western Upstate Association of REALTORS Celebrates Home Ownership Month

Each year during the month of June, REALTORS across the country take the opportunity to celebrate homeownership by showcasing individual homeowners, government officials, and various programs that protect and promote the American Dream of homeownership.

Homeownership Month was created both to encourage current and future homeowners to be advocates for homeownership and to ensure current and prospective homeowners have their voices heard at local, state, and national levels of government.

To many, the very nature of owning a home offers people a sense of pride and security. It also represents a testament to one’s hard work and sacrifices. As an organization, the Western Upstate Association of REALTORS believes it is vital to take time out to observe and promote homeownership not only for the personal benefits it provides, but also because of its proven ability to strengthen American communities, offer long-term, generational building opportunities, and for the institutions ability to stabilize and solidify America’s broader economy.

To that point, the Western Upstate Association of REALTORS recently contributed $5000.00 to Anderson, Oconee, and Pickens County Habitat for Humanity to assist them in providing an affordable new house for a deserving family in each of these counties. The Western Upstate Association of REALTORS is a professional trade association, serving as the voice of real estate for more than 1700 members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries. South Carolina REALTORS is the largest professional trade association in the state, serving more than 22,000 members.

REALTOR is a registered trademark that identifies a professional in real estate who subscribes to a strict code of ethics as a member of the South Carolina REALTORS, National Association of REALTORS, and a local association.