Author Archives: Savino James

Naples Realtor® Receives Education Volunteer of Year Award

Naples Realtor® Receives Education Volunteer of Year Award

Mary Waller, left, accepts her 2018 Education Volunteer of the Year Award from Florida Realtors President Christine Hansen at the recent convention and trade expo.

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 16, 2018— Florida Realtors® has named Mary Waller as the winner of its Education Volunteer of the Year Award for 2018. The awards were presented during the state association’s recent annual Convention & Trade Expo at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla.

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Jacksonville Realtor® Receives Educator of Year Award

Jacksonville Realtor® Receives Educator of Year Award

2018 Florida Realtors President Christine Hansen presents Gonzalo Mejia with the Educator of the Year Award during the recent convention and trade expo.

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 16, 2018— Florida Realtors® has named Gonzalo Mejia as the winner of its Educator of the Year Award for 2018. The awards were presented during the state association’s recent annual Convention & Trade Expo at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla.

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Palm Harbor Realtor® Is 2018 Humanitarian of Year

Palm Harbor Realtor® Is 2018 Humanitarian of Year

Jodi Avery, left, accepts her 2018 Humanitarian of the Year Award from Florida Realtors President Christine Hansen during the awards luncheon at the recent convention and trade expo.

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 16, 2018 – Florida Realtors® has named Jodi M. Avery, a member of the Pinellas Suncoast Association of Realtors ®, as its 2018 Humanitarian of the Year, proving that Realtors make a difference in their communities.

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Tampa Realtor® Wins Commercial Realtor Achievement Award

Tampa Realtor® Wins Commercial Realtor Achievement Award

Andy Joe Scaglione accepts his 2018 Commercial Realtor Achievement Award from Florida Realtors President Christine Hansen during the awards luncheon at the recent convention and trade expo.

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 16, 2018 — Florida Realtors® has honored Andy Joe Scaglione, a member of the Greater Tampa Realtors® (GTR), with its 2018 Commercial Realtor Achievement Award. The award was presented at the state association’s recent 102nd annual Convention & Trade Expo at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla.

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Fort Myers Realtor® Wins 2018 Realtor Achievement Award

Fort Myers Realtor® Wins 2018 Realtor Achievement Award

2018 Florida Realtors President Christine Hansen congratulates Jason Jakus on receiving the 2018 Realtor Achievement Award at this year’s convention and trade expo.

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 16, 2018 — Florida Realtors® recognized Jason Jakus, a member of the Royal Palm Coast Realtor® Association, as the winner of its 2018 Realtor Achievement Award. The award was presented during the state association’s recent annual Convention & Trade Expo at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla.

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Tampa Realtor® Honored As 2018 Associate Realtor of Year

Tampa Realtor® Honored As 2018 Associate Realtor of Year

2018 Associate Realtor of the Year Tom Scaglione accepts his award from Florida Realtors President Christine Hansen at this year’s convention and trade expo.

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 16, 2018
— Florida Realtors® honored Thomas “Tom” Scaglione of Greater Tampa Realtors® (GTR), as its 2018 Associate Realtor of the Year. The award was presented at the state association’s recent annual Convention & Trade Expo at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla.

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Hobe Sound Realtor Honored As 2018 Realtor ® of Year

Hobe Sound Realtor Honored As 2018 Realtor ® of Year

2018 Florida Realtors President Christine Hansen presents Mike Dooley with his award as the 2018 Realtor of the Year during the awards luncheon at the recent convention and trade expo.

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 16, 2018 — Florida Realtors® honored Michael “Mike” A. Dooley, 2006 president of the state Realtor association, as its 2018 Realtor of the Year. The Realtor of the Year award was presented at the state association’s recent annual Convention & Trade Expo at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla.

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Florida Realtors® Honors Award Winners at Convention:

Florida Realtors® Honors Award Winners at Convention:

2018 Florida Realtors President Christine Hansen presents Mike Dooley with his award as the 2018 Realtor of the Year during the awards luncheon at the recent convention and trade expo.

Mike Dooley Named 2018 Realtor of the Year

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 16, 2018 – Florida Realtors® recognized Michael A. “Mike” Dooley, 2006 Florida Realtors president, as its 2018 Realtor of the Year. The award – one of several – was presented Thursday during the state association’s annual Convention & Trade Expo at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla.

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Fla.’s Housing Market: Sales, Median Prices, New Listings Up in 2Q 2018

Fla.’s Housing Market: Sales, Median Prices, New Listings Up in 2Q 2018

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 8, 2018 – Second-quarter 2018 saw increased sales, higher median prices and more new listings for Florida’s housing market, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Many local markets continued to report a lack of for-sale inventory, which impacts sales and puts pressure on rising median prices. Closed sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 80,711 in 2Q 2018, up 1 percent from the 2Q 2017 figure.

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Realtor® Jack Lynch: Just Keep Swimming

Realtor® Jack Lynch: Just Keep Swimming

Getting the Pensacola Water Safety Day off to a fun start are Harry Walker, shown at left, and Jack Lynch, right, with their friend, Howard the Duck.

PENSACOLA, Fla. – Summertime means swimming and sun for Florida children. It’s only natural that water safety courses would be plentiful in the Sunshine State, and it seems most kids should know how to swim in their toddler years. But, that’s not always the case.

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