Members approve merger to form 3rd largest Realtor association

The members of two local Florida Realtor associations have approved a merger, propelling the initiative through its final hoop with flying colors. …

One of the nation’s largest MLSs in the works

Two local Florida Realtor associations are merging to form the third-largest Realtor association and one of the largest MLSs in the country …

Kids illustrate fair housing, and the results are amazing

Real estate regulations don’t exactly conjure the warm fuzzies, but sometimes it takes seeing one through kids’ eyes to remember the ideals — and the need — underlying it …

International buyers still choosing Florida, NAR says

Despite the all-cash disclosure rules active between March and September 2016 in Miami, the National Association of Realtors says Florida remained one of the biggest international buyer destinations over the last year …

South Florida Realtors optimistic about selling this summer

The market is heating up in South Florida, according to the Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches (RAPB). Many South Florida Realtors are vouching for the strong selling opportunity in the area, which includes Palm Beach County, St. Lucie County and…

South Florida Realtor associations agree to share MLS data

Large Realtor associations in the same state reaching MLS-sharing agreements has been a frequent occurrence of late. In Southeast Florida, the Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches (RAPB) and the MIAMI Association of Realtors announced they will sha…

Sales activity and cash sales fall in South Florida

Last month existing home sales activity in both Palm Beach and St. Lucie counties dipped; however, what stood out more were the sharp declines in the volume of cash transactions. In Palm Beach County a total of 2,790 homes, including single-family and …

November 2015 industry partnerships and developments

Who joined forces in the real estate industry in November to help agents up their game? Here’s our rundown, in chronological order …

Turf squabble fails to derail Florida association merger

A South Florida Realtor association with a combative relationship with its neighbors has chosen to merge with the largest local Realtor association in the country. The move, achieved over the objections of a nearby association, will mean lower dues, be…

October 2015: South Florida real estate industry partnerships and developments

Who joined forces in the South Florida real estate industry in October to help agents up their game, and who’s rolling out new products? Here’s our rundown, in chronological order …