Gov. Scott names Fitzgerald to FREC (2/8/2016)
Patricia “Patti” Fitzgerald, 2011 Florida Realtors president, was appointed to the Florida Real Estate Commission to Oct. 31, 2019, pending Senate confirmation.
Number of new Fla. RE licensees hits 9-year high (2/4/2016)
Fla. added 28,507 new real estate licensees in 2015, a 142% increase from the new-licensee low point of 2010 but below the 42,126-licensee high point of 2005.
Fla. poised to be real estate “hot spot” this year (1/28/2016)
2016 Florida Real Estate Trends: Economists say this year will look a lot like 2015 – rising demand, good fundamentals and positive momentum for the state’s real estate markets.
Florida Realtors Issues Call For Action (1/22/2016)
Let the Florida Legislature hear from you: A lower business rent tax will help create jobs and economic opportunities.
What’s ahead for Fla. real estate? (1/20/2016)
If Realtors could predict the future, they’d know where to market their services and where to invest. Find out now: Attend the free Florida Realtors 2016 Real Estate Trends on Jan. 28 in Orlando.
Storms strike SW Fla.: Realtors help during disaster (1/18/2016)
Severe storms and tornados struck SW Fla. Sun. morning, and Florida Realtors DRF help is offered to members or associations that need it, says Pres. Matey Veissi.
Apply now for college scholarships (1/11/2016)
Florida Realtors’ 2016 Student Scholarship Program is now accepting applications – but hurry. The deadline to apply for $1,000-plus college money is March 7.
2015 Florida real estate year in review (12/21/2015)
In 2015, Florida’s real estate market faced changes big and small, good and not so good. Here are the most influential Florida real estate stories of 2015:
Florida Realtors supports disaster recovery efforts (10/27/2015)
The Disaster Relief Fund donates $150K to NAR’s Realtor Relief Fund to help in the aftermath of recent flooding in S.C. and wildfires in the Pacific Northwest.
Most Fla. real estate brokers pumped about future (10/23/2015)
Latest Fla. “Profile of Real Estate Firms” finds 75% expect higher profits over two years; 48% are recruiting agents and 43% expect online competition to heat up.
Florida Realtors issues biz rent tax Call to Action (10/6/2015)
Fla. is the only state with a business rent tax. Realtors want Gov. Scott to help lower the tax burden to boost commercial investment and spark residential sales.
Form Simplicity adds paperless admin broker tool (10/1/2015)
Florida Realtors’ transaction management tool, a free member benefit, now allows brokers to manage, review, approve, track and store each agent’s activity.
Contracts updated today, TRID rules change Sat. (9/28/2015)
3 contracts, 3 riders and an addendum are now updated for buyers who will apply for a loan after Oct. 3. What should you know before Sat.? Here’s the breakdown.
Tech Helpline backs 1 in 3 U.S. Realtors (9/23/2015)
Florida Realtors Tech Helpline, a free benefit with association membership, now serves one-third of all Realtors in the U.S. – almost 400,000 people.
A scholarship for college-level real estate students (9/21/2015)
The Fla. Real Estate Commission is now accepting applications from students pursuing a real estate-focused career. But hurry: The entry deadline is Nov. 2.
Women’s Council of Realtors donates suitcases (9/1/2015)
In Jan., the Fla. WCR chapter teamed up with local chapters and set a goal: collect 100 suitcases for foster-care children. By Aug., they’d collected over 851.
Florida Realtors honors 2015 award winners (8/20/2015)
The association honored its own today: Sherri Meadows, 2014 president, is 2015 Realtor of the Year, and Judy Ramella is Associate Realtor of the Year.
Writing, design honors for Florida Realtor magazine (8/19/2015)
The monthly trade publication recently won nine awards in the 2015 Florida Magazine Association’s (FMA) competition, including two top honors.
Florida Realtors earns national recognition (7/10/2015)
Ragan Communications honored the associations’ 2014 multimedia campaign on homelessness by naming it a 2015 Nonprofit PR (public relations) Awards finalist.
Florida Realtors honors Patricia “Patti” Fitzgerald as 2013 Realtor of the Year (8/15/2013)
Patricia “Patti” Fitzgerald, 2011 president, was named 2013 Realtor of the Year today at Florida Realtors’ 97th annual Convention & Trade Expo.
Florida Realtors top 10 stories in 2011 (12/22/2011)
New and revised forms to be available (12/20/2010)
Florida Realtors: New, revised forms to be available through Form Simplicity, other forms vendors on Dec. 21.