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Florida Realtors® Commends Gov. Scott for Signing HB 7109

Florida Realtors® Commends Gov. Scott for Signing HB 7109

Gov. Rick Scott signs HB 7109, which includes a reduction in Florida’s business rent tax. Florida Realtors® President Maria Wells, pictured third from left, spoke in support at the bill’s signing. HB 1709 also includes other tax cut provisions and takes effect on Jan. 1, 2018.

BOCA RATON, Fla., May 25, 2017 – Maria Wells, 2017 president of Florida Realtors® and broker-owner with Lifestyle Realty Group in Stuart, issued the following statement regarding Governor Rick Scott’s signing of HB 7109 today.

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Realtor® Gail Doxie: Finding Peace at the Ranch

Realtor<sup>®</sup> Gail Doxie: Finding Peace at the Ranch

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Last year, Gail Doxie, a sales associate with RE/MAX Realty Group in Fort Myers, led a 24-year-old veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan into a meadow at her Fort Myers ranch. She pointed out a group of horses and asked the young man to choose the horse that most resembled him before he was deployed, the one that resembles him now, and the one he would most like to be.

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Florida Realtors® Announces New CEO

Florida Realtors<sup>®</sup> Announces New CEO

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 29, 2015 – Bill Martin, the chief executive officer of Michigan Realtors® is joining Florida Realtors® as its new CEO, beginning March 23, 2015.

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Florida Realtors® Summit: 2015 Fla. Economy, Housing Market Strong

Florida Realtors<sup>®</sup> Summit: 2015 Fla. Economy, Housing Market Strong

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 26, 2015 — “Has Florida found the secret to saving the economy?” That May 2014 headline in The Wall Street Journal shows how far the state has come since 2007 and points to a bright future in 2015, according to Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Executive Director Jesse Panuccio.

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Fla.’s Housing Market Stable, Strong at End of 2014

Fla.’s Housing Market Stable, Strong at End of 2014

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 23, 2015 – Florida’s housing market wrapped up 2014 with more closed sales, more new listings and higher median prices compared to the year before, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®.

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What’s Ahead for Fla.? Find Out at Florida Realtors® 2015 Economic Summit

What’s Ahead for Fla.? Find Out at Florida Realtors<sup>®</sup> 2015 Economic Summit

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 15, 2015 — The real estate market plays a vital role in Florida’s economy, and figuring out what lies ahead in 2015 is a key question for policymakers, residents and Realtors®.

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Have College Dreams? Florida Realtors® Seeks Student Scholarship Winners

Have College Dreams? Florida Realtors<sup>®</sup> Seeks Student Scholarship Winners

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 12, 2015 – 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 career? Then find out more about the Student Scholarship Program offered through Florida Realtors® Education Foundation Inc., a not-for-profit corporation that provides real estate-related educational scholarships. But act fast: The application deadline for this year’s program is March 4, 2015.

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Give Your Home Some ‘Curb Appeal’

Give Your Home Some ‘Curb Appeal’

Selling Your Home

Give Your Home Some ‘Curb Appeal’

ORLANDO, Fla. — If you’re planning to sell your home, remember that first impressions count. A home with “curb appeal” invites buyers to step out of their vehicles and begin their tour of the property.

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