Scott budget chief: State can afford tax cuts (11/10/2015)
Gov. Scott’s budget chief says Fla. will have more than enough revenue to pay for a $1B tax cut – including the business rent tax deduction favored by Realtors.
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.
Fla. Realtor prepares to lead NAR in 2016 (8/13/2015)
Florida Realtors 2003 President Tom Salomone hosted NAR’s Leadership Summit this week, which focused on leadership, excellence, perseverance and dedication.
Just released: 2015 Florida Realtors member profile (8/10/2015)
The typical Fla. Realtor is a 57-year-old woman who made $40,200 in 2014. She owns her home and worked in a different field before her real estate career.
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: Take safety precautions for 4th (6/26/2015)
Many Florida residents will celebrate the holiday weekend traveling to beaches or visiting. Remind owners to protect their residences while they’re away.
Florida Realtors part of business mission to France (6/24/2015)
Pres. Barbar, CEO Martin joined Gov. Scott, other business leaders to urge investment and “showcase Florida as the No. 1 location for businesses to move to.”
Aug. 1 RESPA changes: Need-to-know requirements (6/10/2015)
A new Florida Realtors video featuring VP and General Counsel Margy Grant helps Realtors get up to speed on new closing requirements effective Aug. 1.
ENVY Award deadline approaches (6/8/2015)
Enter now: July 8, 2015, is the deadline for Fla. developers to enter to win Florida Realtors’ top award for projects designed in harmony with the environment.
Fla. RE associates held at gunpoint when showing homes (6/4/2015)
St. Petersburg police are hunting a man who robbed two real estate pros. In one case, he pulled a gun, zip-tied her hands and demanded a ransom from her husband.
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.