PIF office Home imageMelissa obtained her real estate license in 2004, and her broker’s license in 2007, plans of starting her own agency on hold until an amazing opportunity was presented. “I had been using the pay it forward concept in helping our community, so I continued with the name Pay it Forward Realty to promote awareness for local organizations,” explains Melissa. “We started giving 10% of our commission to Community Cooperative after learning the numerous great things they do locally for those needing a Hand Up. The money donated on behalf of our buyers or sellers was able to purchase 5 times as much food as we would be able to do on our own. We just want to show people how even the smallest efforts can trickle down to the next person creating a ripple effect.”