Florida agents fear unintended consequences of real estate ban
Senate Bill 264 goes into effect in July. It might not have a big impact on the buying power of foreign citizens, but the ripple effects of the law's suggestively biased tone may set a precedent
by Lillian Dickerson May 26
Texas RPACs are backing anti-LGBTQ+ candidates. Get angry
Realtors, through local, regional and state RPACs, are providing financial support for elected officials who support anti-LGBTQ+ bills. Here's what you can do
by Ryan Weyandt Apr 19
RentSpree, Florida Realtors ink Form Simplicity software deal
Form Simplicity is a product owned and operated by Florida Realtors, and it will now work with RentSpree to 'expedite the still often fragmented leasing process'
by Craig C. Rowe Sep 22
Florida Realtors and landlords team up to fight rent control, file lawsuit
The proposed ordinance in Tampa threatens landlords with jail time if they raise rent more than 5% a year. Landlords and Realtors vow to fight back seeking to block a cap on rent hikes
by Taylor Anderson Aug 19
It's only business: Watchdog says Florida agents aren't loyal to clients
Most Florida agents are transaction brokers who don't have to disclose they have no obligation to look out for customers' best interests, according to the Consumer Federation of America
Florida Realtors pull back case against CDC eviction moratorium
Association says focus should now be on getting 'critically needed' rental assistance to tenants and landlords
by Andrea V. Brambila Sep 28
Florida Realtors bring new challenge to federal eviction ban
The repeal of CDC moratorium is currently stayed and pending appeal in a case brought by Alabama Realtors
by Matt Carter May 20
NAR ends multimillion-dollar zipLogix partnership
After 6 years and $62M, the trade group says it will reallocate funds to 'other important member-facing initiatives'
by Andrea V. Brambila May 18
NAR CEO on racial injustice: 'This is not a new issue'
Bob Goldberg reminded attendees at Inman Connect Now that equality and fairness in housing is the trade group's mission
48 companies sued for denying tenants with criminal records
Florida's state Realtor association is warning against policies that deny housing to all with criminal pasts, regardless of convictions
Florida Realtors relaunches transaction management platform
The redesign, which the Realtor trade group describes as a 'new, uncluttered look,' is meant to improve transaction productivity and speed up agent and broker workflow
Hurricane Michael Slams Into Florida's Panhandle Region
Florida, Georgia, Alabama and the Carolinas are in a state of emergency from the strongest hurricane to make landfall in the US since 1992
by Andrea V. Brambila Oct 10
Hand signing a signature on a document
Real estate trade groups come together to share information about international transactions and clients
by Andrea V. Brambila Apr 23
Alleged Florida board scam targeting real estate agents is back -- who's behind it?
Mailers from an organization calling itself the Florida Real Estate Board demand $225
by Andrea V. Brambila Jul 13
3 steps to protecting homebuyers from online listing scams
Florida Realtors says real estate internet schemes targeting consumers are as sophisticated as ever
by Marian McPherson Mar 30