Over 300 Attend New Hollywood Office Grand Opening

Over 300 Attend New Hollywood Office Grand Opening

The Realtors® of the Palm Beaches and Greater Fort Lauderdale hosted a grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony for their new Hollywood Office on Thursday, September 12th. The Hollywood office is the Association’s eighth location in Florida and the fourth location in Broward County.

Lawsuits Over Telecommunication Law

Lawsuits Over Telecommunication Law

Calling or texting someone might seem like a minor infraction, but an increasing number of Florida brokers are facing lawsuits from disgruntled consumers thanks, in part, to certain law firms, including one that considers itself “text message lawyers.”

Post Hurricane: Helping Customers Move Forward

Post Hurricane: Helping Customers Move Forward

How does the “force majeure” provision in the Florida Realtors/Florida Bar “As Is” contract work now that Hurricane Dorian has interrupted some transactions? Meaning “superior force” in Latin, it outlines how a buyer and seller will move forward.

Tips for Building Relationships with Builders

Tips for Building Relationships with Builders

Working with builders in the new home construction market can be a win-win for everyone involved. To say that the relationship between Realtors® and builder can be complicated is an understatement. Realtors® and builders can make assumptions about each other, focusing on stereotypes.

Realtors® to Host Highly Anticipated White Attire Fundraiser

Realtors® to Host Highly Anticipated White Attire Fundraiser

Grab your white attire and an uber - the party awaits! The annual White Attire Fundraiser will take place on Friday, September 13th at 7 pm. This year's event occurs at one of Manalapan’s premier estates overlooking a stunning intracoastal view.

July ‘Historically Busy Month’ for Palm Beach County

July ‘Historically Busy Month’ for Palm Beach County

Just in! Newly released market reports from Florida Realtors® detailing recent real estate activity in Palm Beach County. The reports compare year-over-year data for July. Here are statistics on single family homes.

Median Sale Price Continues to Soar in Broward County

Median Sale Price Continues to Soar in Broward County

Just in! Newly released market reports from Florida Realtors® detailing recent real estate activity in Broward County. The reports compare year-over-year data for July. Here are statistics on single family homes.

St. Lucie County Housing Market Continues to Rise in July

St. Lucie County Housing Market Continues to Rise in July

Just in! Newly released market reports from Florida Realtors® detailing recent real estate activity in St. Lucie County. The reports compare year-over-year data for July. Here are statistics on single family homes.

Finally, New FHA Condo Rules Coming

Finally, New FHA Condo Rules Coming

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is expected to release updated guidance tomorrow on FHA-insured condominium financing.

What does Variable/Dual Rate really mean?

What does Variable/Dual Rate really mean?

Have you ever wondered what the MLS field “Variable/Dual Rate” is really intended for? Spoiler alert: It doesn’t mean what most agents think it means!

Legal Challenges that Brokers Face

Legal Challenges that Brokers Face

Legal issues permeate all aspects of the real estate industry, and the business of brokerages is no exception. The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) is committed to helping brokers negotiate the complex and ever-evolving legal landscape. Here are several common legal challenges that brokers face, along with some of the many resources NAR offers to guide them.

Open House Weekend Generates Buzz in South Florida

Open House Weekend Generates Buzz in South Florida

On July 20th and 21st, the Realtors® of the Palm Beaches and Greater Fort Lauderdale and the South Broward Board of Realtors® hosted their Open House Weekend. The growing success and popularity of Open House Weekend continued in July as there were over 1,300 open houses across South Florida and the Treasure Coast.

Realtors® Receive Exclusive Benefit, RateMyAgent

Realtors® Receive Exclusive Benefit, RateMyAgent

The Realtors® of the Palm Beaches and Greater Fort Lauderdale and the South Broward Board of Realtors®, welcomed RateMyAgent, an exclusive benefit to its members today. The Association offers a variety of quality products which are extensively vetted by their MLS Committee and MLS Board made up of Realtor® volunteers. They are excited to bring this innovative product to their marketplace.

Lawsuits for Refusing ‘Prior Felony’ Tenants

Lawsuits for Refusing ‘Prior Felony’ Tenants

There are a large number of lawsuits being filed regarding policies against renting to tenants with criminal convictions. Florida Realtors® wants you to know the law and what to consider when developing your in-house rental policy. A single law firm in Orlando has filed 48 lawsuits this year alone against Florida property managers who allegedly refused to rent to applicants base on previous criminal convictions.

Palm Beach Housing Prices Flattens in June

Palm Beach Housing Prices Flattens in June

Just in! Newly released market reports from Florida Realtors® detailing recent real estate activity in Palm Beach County. The reports compare year-over-year data for June. Here are statistics on single family homes.

Closed Sales Down, Time to Contract Up in Broward County

Closed Sales Down, Time to Contract Up in Broward County

Just in! Newly released market reports from Florida Realtors® detailing recent real estate activity in Broward County. The reports compare year-over-year data for June. Here are statistics on single family homes.

Housing Inventory Increases for Seventh Consecutive Month

Housing Inventory Increases for Seventh Consecutive Month

Just in! Newly released market reports from Florida Realtors® detailing recent real estate activity in Martin County. The reports compare year-over-year data for June. Here are statistics on single family homes.

St. Lucie Housing Market Gains Momentum

St. Lucie Housing Market Gains Momentum

Just in! Newly released market reports from Florida Realtors® detailing recent real estate activity in St. Lucie County. The reports compare year-over-year data for June. Here are statistics on single family homes.