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Jul 14, 2017, 09:05 ET Florida Realtors® 2017 Convention & Trade Expo: Boost Business with New Strategies, Technology and Trends

Motivational advice from top industry trainers, the latest in high-tech devices and a chance to network with other real estate professionals:...


Jun 29, 2017, 10:05 ET Florida Realtors® Advises Homeowners to Take Summer Holiday Safety Precautions

Have big plans for July 4th? You're not alone. Many families across Florida and the nation will spend the Fourth of July holiday away from home,...


Jun 21, 2017, 11:05 ET Fla.'s Housing Market: Sales, Median Prices Up in May 2017

Florida's housing market reported more closed sales, higher median prices, more new listings and more pending sales in May, according to the latest...


Jun 02, 2017, 09:44 ET Florida Realtors® Celebrates June As National Homeownership Month

Opening the doors to homeownership is a top priority for Florida Realtors®. Across the state and throughout the U.S., Realtors continue to promote...


May 25, 2017, 14:56 ET Florida Realtors® Commends Gov. Scott for Signing HB 7109

Maria Wells, 2017 president of Florida Realtors® and broker-owner with Lifestyle Realty Group in Stuart, issued the following statement regarding...


May 24, 2017, 11:05 ET Median Prices Continue to Rise in Fla.'s Housing Market in April 2017

Rising median prices and constrained inventory remained a prevailing trend in Florida's housing market in April, according to the latest housing...


May 15, 2017, 11:05 ET Fla.'s Housing Market: Sales, Median Prices Up in 1Q 2017

Florida's housing market reported more closed sales, higher median prices and more pending sales during the first quarter of 2017, according to the...


May 10, 2017, 09:58 ET Florida Realtors® Education Foundation Awards $166,000 in Scholarships

Hearing "the check is in the mail," is welcome news to 104 well-deserving young people who live in communities across Florida. Why? These students...


Apr 17, 2017, 09:35 ET Enter to Win Florida Realtors® Environmental (ENVY) Award

Don't wait to enter Florida Realtors® annual Environmental Award program, or you may be green with ENVY when the winner is chosen. Popularly known...


Mar 28, 2017, 15:22 ET Florida Realtors® Warns Consumers to Watch for Listing Scams

Ready to rent a perfect apartment downtown or maybe buy that dream house? Finding the right place to call home takes time and can cause a range of...


Mar 22, 2017, 11:05 ET Florida Realtors®: Fla.'s Housing Market Continues to Show Rising Prices in Feb. 2017

Florida's housing market continued to report a tight supply of homes for sale and rising median prices in February, according to the latest housing...


Mar 07, 2017, 07:35 ET Florida Realtors®: Reducing Business Rent Tax Key for Fla. Business Expansion

As the 2017 Florida Legislature begins, Realtors® from across the state are ready to advocate for legislative priorities that will protect...


Mar 06, 2017, 14:17 ET Florida Realtors®: Fake Realtor Board Scam Targets Florida Members

Florida Realtors® is warning Realtors and real estate licensees in Florida to be on the alert for a fraudulent letter scam. The "Florida Board of...


Feb 22, 2017, 11:05 ET Fla.'s Housing Market: More Sales, Rising Prices in Jan. 2017

Florida's housing market reported more closed sales, higher median prices, increased pending sales and more new listings in January, according to...


Feb 09, 2017, 11:05 ET Fla.'s Housing Market Ends 2016 With Price Gains, Fewer Sales of Distressed Properties

Florida's housing market wrapped up 2016 with more new listings, higher median prices and fewer sales of distressed properties compared to the year...


Jan 30, 2017, 11:35 ET Florida Realtors® 2017 Real Estate Trends: Florida's Economy 'Outperformed' the U.S. Due to Job Growth

In 2016, Florida's economy outperformed the nation in part because of better job creation, according to several economists who spoke to a...


Jan 24, 2017, 11:05 ET Fla.'s Housing Market: Median Prices Rise in Dec. 2016

Florida's housing market reported higher median prices and fewer all-cash sales in December, according to the latest housing data released by...


Jan 20, 2017, 10:35 ET Florida Realtors® 2017 Real Estate Trends: What's Ahead for Fla. Real Estate?

The real estate market plays a vital role in Florida's growth, and figuring out what lies ahead in 2017 is a key question for policymakers,...


Jan 13, 2017, 13:05 ET Have College Dreams? Florida Realtors® Seeks Student Scholarship Winners

Do you have kids currently in college, or maybe one who is about to graduate high school? Are they interested in a possible real estate-related...


Dec 21, 2016, 11:05 ET Fla.'s Housing Market: Sales, Median Prices Rise in Nov. 2016

November was a busy month for Florida's housing market, with more sales, more new listings, rising median prices and fewer all-cash transactions,...


Dec 13, 2016, 09:35 ET Florida Realtors®: Deck the Halls Safely This Holiday Season

As you're decking the halls this holiday season, be sure you're doing it safely. Here are some tips from Florida Realtors® to help you prepare your...


Nov 22, 2016, 11:05 ET Fla.'s Housing Market: Median Prices Continue to Rise in Oct. 2016

Florida's housing market reported higher median prices and fewer all-cash sales in October, according to the latest housing data released by...


Nov 03, 2016, 11:05 ET Fla.'s Housing Market: Median Prices, New Listings Up in 3Q 2016

Florida's housing market reported rising median prices, more new listings and fewer days to a sales contract during the third quarter of 2016,...


Oct 20, 2016, 11:05 ET Fla.'s Housing Market Shows Rising Median Prices in Sept. 2016

Florida's housing market reported more new listings, increased median prices and fewer all-cash closed sales in September, according to the latest...


Sep 22, 2016, 11:05 ET Fla.'s Housing Market: Sales, Median Prices Up in Aug. 2016

 Florida's housing market reported more closed sales, higher median prices, more new listings and fewer all-cash closed sales in August,...