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Call for Action: National flood insurance will lapse again on July 31 – and since Fla. has 35% of all policies, Florida Realtors asks all members to contact lawmakers NOW.
You don't need to know everything – you just need to know where to find it via a smartphone or tablet. About 1/3 of Realtors spend 7 hours a day on them.
Realtors one day may be able to buy NAR-sponsored health insurance policies following U.S. Labor Dept. approval, though a few hurdles still remain
Dottie Herman, CEO of Douglas Elliman, says strong relationships helped foster her career. Never let obstacles stop you, and be real, authentic and passionate.
How can new Realtors hit the ground running? On Thur., Aug. 9, Cynthia DeLuca will tell them – it's a free session for Florida Realtors Convention and Trade Expo attendees.
Encourage builders to apply for Florida Realtors 2018 ENVY Award, the top honor for projects designed in harmony with the environment. Deadline is July 6.
NAHB's latest confidence survey finds a 2-point drop. While builders remain optimistic, NAHB says the lumber tariffs add about $9,000 to the cost of a new home.
Good news: The buyer got money back because the Feds quickly froze the scammers' account. Bad news: Billions have been lost to this "business email compromise" scam that even hijacked the victim's phone and internet access. Watch the CBS newscast.
A Freddie Mac partnership with NextJob will provide employment-search assistance to current and aspiring homeowners living in high-need or other poverty areas.
Existing single-family home sales up 0.8% from year ago, median price up 6.7%; condo sales up 4.1%, median price up 6%. Also: More new listings from owners ready to sell, though for-sale inventory remains constrained.
Existing single-family home sales up 0.8% from year ago, median price up 6.7%; condo sales up 4.1%, median price up 6%. Also: More new listings from owners ready to sell, though for-sale inventory remains constrained.
According to Weiss Ratings, not all Fla. property insurers are equally prepared to handle post-hurricane claims based on the safety of their investments, cash reserves, profitability, liquidity/cash flow and years in operation.
In 2014, voters OK'd a constitutional amendment for 33% of a real estate tax to go toward land preservation, and the judge said some money was used incorrectly.
Bogus ads steal for-sale listings and turn them into bargain rentals, giving false hope to desperate renters. Craigslist will remove them, but it takes time.
Commerce Dept.: It's the strongest pace since July 2017, though the increase occurred primarily due to a 62% jump in the Midwest.
While some Fla. homes face "chronic inundation" by 2045, values could rise for property at higher elevations based on a "high scenario" for sea level rise.
Almost everyone expects a tax amendment exempting another $25K in property taxes (not school taxes) to pass with 60% but not all groups are onboard.
It's the second monthly decline. The number of listings dropped 6.1% year-to-year, and homes sat on the market only 26 days, forcing buyers to act quickly.
A real estate office should encourage productivity among agents and staff; it should also reflect the agency's brand.
Survey: Consumers who recently got their credit scores know more about important factors such as how scores are calculated or how to raise a lower credit score.
The Fla.-owned insurer delayed a 6.6% increase until May so residents could clean up after Irma, and the board thinks it might be too soon for another price hike.
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