MLSAdvantage now mobile friendly (1/22/2015)
Realtors with a participating MLS can now easily view MLSAdvantage listings from any mobile device. Developers call it “a major overhaul” for MLS service.
Half of Fla. real estate agents fail first test (1/20/2015)
While 28,000 people took the Fla. real estate licensee test last year, about half failed on the first attempt; and of that half, about 66% failed the second test.
What’s ahead for Florida’s 2015 economy? (1/15/2015)
Economists, civic leaders to discuss state’s business and real estate trends during Florida Realtors 2015 Economic Summit, Jan. 21, at Mid-Winter Business Meetings.
Florida Realtors: Get $1,000 or more for college (1/8/2015)
Florida Realtors Education Foundation Student Scholarships offer $1,000 or more to residents planning to attend college full-time in the 2015-16 academic year.
South Florida’s Realtors learn self-defense (12/3/2014)
An Ark. murder has raised safety concerns. Florida Realtors now offers a free 75-minute safety video, and Palm Beach agents are learning jiu-jitsu and Krav Maga.
Move Inc. merger completed but Zillow’s is delayed (11/14/2014)
The oversight company for NAR-owned realtor.com is now officially part of News Corp. However, FTC questions have delayed Zillow’s merger with Trulia.
Florida Realtors Housing Matters Summit: Housing comes first, advocates say (9/23/2014)
Homeless advocates discussed best practices at Florida Realtors-hosted event. Call went out for lawmakers to fully fund Sadowski housing trust funds in 2015.
Get revved for our PAC Road Rally (9/11/2014)
Join your fellow Realtors Oct. 17 for the inaugural Florida Realtors PAC Road Rally – the motorcycle is optional. But hurry: Room reservations close Sept. 16.
Florida Realtor magazine wins top awards (8/26/2014)
Florida Realtors’ monthly trade publication received eight awards for design and writing excellence, including the highest honor for best overall design.
Millennial buyers say some marketing doesn’t work (8/18/2014)
How do millennials shop for a home? Many at a “Hear It Direct” panel at Florida Realtors conference said they typed, “How do I buy a house?” into Google.
Florida Realtors honors Dean Asher as 2014 Realtor of the Year (8/14/2014)
Dean Asher, 2013 president, was named 2014 Realtor of the Year at Florida Realtors’ Conference & Trade Expo today. Sharon Voss is Associate Realtor of the Year.
Legal questions a hot topic at REBarCamp (8/13/2014)
Florida Realtors’ top lawyer led an “ask me anything” legal session today. Margy Grant covered “coming soon” listings, power of attorney, service animals, more.
NAR: 2014 expected to finish strong (8/11/2014)
Sales are down 5% so far this year, but NAR’s chief economist predicts the second half of 2014 will make up for early losses and end on par with 2013.
Florida Realtors releases Conference & Trade Expo app (7/28/2014)
A newly released app and suite of mobile tech tools allow Florida’s Realtors to stay connected 24/7, download handouts, rate sessions and more.
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.