Closing on Your First Home? Don’t Forget to Thank the Realtor!

Closing on Your First Home? Don’t Forget to Thank the Realtor!

Buying a home can be filled with excitement and stress, which is why it’s helpful to have a real estate agent who knows how to get you everything your are looking for within your price range. If you have just closed on your first home, the experience is even more joyous. Be sure to convey your gratitude to your realtor by sending a thank-you gift. Here are a few examples of gifts for realtors:

Say “Thanks!” With Flowers

Flowers are the time-honored way people share their sentiments. You can send your real estate agent a great big “Thanks!” with the right arrangement. Do you know this person’s favorite color or flower type? If so, be sure to fill the bouquet with blooms that fit those parameters. However, you may not know this information, and in this case feel free to choose a mix of bright and cheery blooms.

Smile – Literally send your realtor a smile with flowers packed inside a happy face vase. This yellow container sends nothing but positive vibes. Fill the vase with happy flowers like white and yellow daisies and yellow roses. He or she will be thrilled to receive the gift.

Be Happy bouquet
Be Happy Bouquet

Polka Dots – Polka dots are a happy pattern, don’t you think? Select a square vase and wrap a wide polka dot ribbon around it to add a bit of extra color and style. Fill the vase with a number of flowers, like pink carnations, white daisies and yellow tulips.

Polka Dots & Posies Bouquet

Send a Gift Card

Send your realtor a gift card along with the flowers. Don’t pick a generic Visa or MasterCard version – instead, buy one from a nice restaurant You will be giving you realtor the gift of a good meal while saying thanks. Other great gift card ideas are for spas or weekend getaways.

Leave a Review

Everyone uses social media these days, including your real estate agent. Be sure to leave him or her a positive review that highlights their hard work. For example, you can head to a website like Yelp and give your agent a five-star review. Or you can head to Facebook and leave a comment on their page.

Pick one of these ideas or choose all three! Whatever you do, your real estate agent is sure to be pleased with your thoughtfulness.

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Flower ideas for a teacher appreciation gift

Flower Ideas for a Teacher Appreciation Gift

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 5th – 9th, 2014

As the spring season rounds the corner, schools are preparing for the upcoming summer break. If you or your child had a teacher that stood out this year, show your gratitude with a special gift. Present the star instructor with a colorful bouquet of fresh cut flowers in a stylish vase. This allows the teacher to showcase the gift on his or her desk as the school season winds down. Need some inspiration? Here are a few arrangement examples:

If you are looking for a bouquet that is bright and cheery opt for one full of yellow flowers. Yellow gerbera daisies, alstroemeria, carnations and roses are a great combination when mixed with a hint of greenery. To top things off, present the arrangement in a bright yellow pitcher so your teacher has a momento to cherish long after the flowers mature.

My Little Chickadee Bouquet
Sunny Day Pitcher Bouquet

For a classic approach, gift the instructor a springtime floral arrangement full of white daisies and hot pink roses. This stylish pairing will help your teacher look forward to the upcoming break as he or she enjoys the sentiment behind the gift. The vase can be wrapped with a ribbon to add more color and dimension to the present.

Polka Dots & Posies Bouquet

If you are looking for a chic floral gift, opt for an arrangement with rich colors. Orange roses, matsumoto asters and hot pink carnations are a perfect way to say thanks to a teacher at the end of the semester. This arrangement can be set in a round vase and would make a great addition to anyone’s home decor.

How Sweet It Is Bouquet

Potted plants are great alternatives to flowers because they last longer. Additionally, these botanicals add a bit of greenery to the home. Considering giving your teacher the gift of nature like a cyclamen plant.

Sunny Cyclamen Plant

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Thank your clients with flowers

Although not mandatory, it's a nice gesture to send a gift to clients with which you conduct business. Whether you're congratulating them on an exciting business development, such as an expansion, or thanking them for staying loyal to your comp…

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