"When you learn, teach. When you get, give." -Maya Angelou

"When you learn, teach. When you get, give." -Maya Angelou

"Doing some good in the world, one transaction at a time"


"Doing some good in the world, one transaction at a time"

About Liz Bates


A little about liz

Born on the East Coast and raised in Laguna Beach, California. Liz Bates is a proud mother of four children ranging in ages from 10-25. Liz attended college at CSU Los Angeles with an emphasis in Psychology. After living in LA for eight years, she moved home to Laguna Beach to start her career in Real Estate. 

Luck and chance helped her land a job as a Transaction Manager in one of the most successful real estate firms in the nation. Her mentor was in the top 100 agents in the world and was featured on numerous television shows including Oprah and The Morning Show with Regis & Kathy Lee. Liz jumped headlong into her career and managed an average of 30+ transactions daily. She refers to this time in her career as, "My baptism by fire in real estate" and now, 17 years later with hundreds of closed transactions under her belt, she has become a notable and respected force in the industry.


How REAL ESTATE FOR GOOD™ came to be

For the past several decades real estate industry standard commission rates hover around 6% of the sale price of a property being sold.

The influx of technology and information readily available online has dramatically affected the real estate industry. What once was information held by licensed real estate agents is now public and commonplace knowledge. Sellers and Buyers have a lot more information at their fingertips and come to the table as a very savvy consumer. 

Liz recognizes the changing real estate industry requires adjustments to the way business is conducted. She sees this time as an opportunity for her clients to save on their bottom line while streamlining their real estate transaction, and as an opportunity to give to back to the community.

Need to sell your property? Want to pay less in commission AND have an opportunity to GIVE?

Liz Bates has elected to reduce her commission to 1.5% of the sale price of any listing transaction she is involved with (customary commission is 3%). The broker on the reciprocating side of the transaction will take their standard commission, however, Liz takes far less. Liz then encourages her clients to make a donation to charity of a portion of the monies she is saving them in commission. In most cases, the donation made by the client can be used as a personal tax deduction. The more the client gives, the greater the tax benefit!

When selling with Liz Bates, Real Estate For Good™ you will receive an impeccably full-service listing experience. Liz never skimps on service and with over 17 years in the industry she knows how to sell homes and move the market. In addition to a full-service listing experience you receive a significant reduction in commission costs and are empowered to give to charity. It's a win-win for all involved!

Liz's client "Honor Roll" is her way of saying thank you to her client's generosity when they choose to donate to charity. The Honor Roll has many perks in addition to the tax benefit. Those that choose to donate are honored on a local and national level depending on what charity they donate to.  The perks of the Honor Roll are growing exponentially as Liz works diligently to create partnerships with local and national organizations and businesses to incentivize clients to give more.  



Did you ever think buying or selling a home could actually help people? Now it can! With this innovative and heart-centered approach, together we can make a difference and help those in need. It's a win-win for everyone!

If you are a non-profit and would like to partner with Liz Bates, Real Estate For Good™ please inquire today! 

If you are a buyer or seller and would like more information please contact 

Liz directly: 949-689-9258 or email: Liz@LizBatesRealEstate.com

Please visit our sister website for a list of our charitable partnerships, our client "Honor Roll" (our charitable success stories), past client reviews, the latest in real estate news, events, and to search for homes: www.REBATESRE.com

Contact Liz

Would you like to become a charity partner? or are you looking to buy/sell a home and would like to help support your favorite charity? contact liz today!

Liz Bates, Real Estate For Good™

Laguna Beach, California, United States

(949) 689-9258 To search for homes visit our sister site: www.REBATESRE.com

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