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® Education Foundation awards $156,000 in scholarships (5/8/2015)
Awards go to 126 young people from across the state to help them reach their dreams for college and the future, says Florida Realtors Education Foundation chair.
First Fla. grad gets masters from Realtor University (5/6/2015)
Andrew Gonzalez of Vero Beach will receive his Master of Real Estate degree on May 15. He’s a “Class of 2015” graduate from the NAR-created Realtor University.
Florida Realtors 2015 Convention & Trade Expo (4/14/2015)
The convention is a one-stop-shop for Realtors who want to double their income, fix problems, make connections and learn new skills. Discover more reasons online. “Read more.”
Vacation home sales rose to record high in 2014 (4/2/2015)
NAR survey: The 2014 sales totaled 1.13M, up 57.4% from 2013. Investment home sales totaled 1.02M, down 7.4% from 2013 and exclude institutional investors.
Realtors in Tally as legislature kicks off session (3/3/2015)
It’s the first day of the Florida Legislature’s 2015 session and also Great American Realtor Days, where members meet lawmakers and push housing-friendly laws.
Florida Realtors announces new CEO (1/30/2015)
Bill Martin joins Florida Realtors as CEO on March 23 after 14 years as the CEO of Michigan Realtors. Pres. Barbar calls his skills and expertise “invaluable.”
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.
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.