Author Archives: Savino James

Miami Realtor® Wins Commercial Realtor Achievement Award

Miami Realtor®  Wins Commercial Realtor Achievement Award

This year’s Commercial Realtor Achievement Award winner, Jose Maria Serrano, proudly accepts his award from 2017 Florida Realtors President Maria Wells.

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 28, 2017 — Florida Realtors® has honored Jose Maria Serrano, a member of the Miami Association of Realtors®, with its 2017 Commercial Realtor Achievement Award. The award was presented at the state association’s recent 101st annual Convention & Trade Expo at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla.

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Naples Realtor® Wins 2017 Realtor Achievement Award

Naples Realtor® Wins 2017 Realtor Achievement Award

2017 Realtor Achievement Award winner Mike Hughes poses with Florida Realtors President Maria Wells after accepting his award during the recent convention.

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 28, 2017 — Florida Realtors® recognized Michael “Mike” Hughes, a member of the Naples Area Board of Realtors® (NABOR) as the winner of its 2017 Realtor Achievement Award. The award was presented during the state association’s recent 101st annual Convention & Trade Expo at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla.

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Tampa Realtor® Honored As 2017 Associate Realtor of Year

Tampa Realtor® Honored As 2017 Associate Realtor of Year

Connie Johnson accepts her award as the 2017 Associate Realtor of the Year from Florida Realtors President Maria Wells.

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 28, 2017 — Florida Realtors® honored Connie M. Johnson, a member of the Greater Tampa Realtors®, as its 2017 Associate Realtor of the Year. The award was presented at the state association’s recent 101st annual Convention & Trade Expo at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla.

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Florida Realtors honors 2017 award winners

Florida Realtors honors 2017 award winners

2017 Florida Realtors President Maria Wells presents Matey Veissi with her award as the 2017 Realtor of the Year during the awards luncheon at the recent convention and trade expo.

Matey Veissi recognized as 2017 Realtor of the Year

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 28, 2017 – Florida Realtors® recognized Matey H. Veissi, 2016 Florida Realtors president, as its 2017 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. Housing Market: More Sales, Higher Median Prices in July 2017

Fla. Housing Market: More Sales, Higher Median Prices in July 2017

ORLANDO, Fla., July 24, 2017 – Just like the weather, Florida’s housing market was hot in July with more closed sales, higher median prices, increased pending sales and more new listings, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 24,546 last month, up 2 percent compared to July 2016.

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Fla.’s Housing Market: Sales, Median Prices Rise in 2Q 2017

Fla.’s Housing Market: Sales, Median Prices Rise in 2Q 2017

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 9, 2017 – Florida’s housing market continued its positive momentum in the second quarter of 2017 with more closed sales, higher median prices and more pending sales, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Closed sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 79,888 in 2Q 2017, up 3.7 percent over the 2Q 2016 figure.

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Realtor® Donna Palm: From Homeless to Hopeful

Realtor® Donna Palm: From Homeless to Hopeful

VENICE, Fla. — Donna Palm, broker-associate of RE/MAX Alliance Group in Venice, started her real estate career not because she loved selling homes, although she did enjoy the work. She chose a career in real estate because she needed to redesign her life, she says.

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Ocala Realtor® Sherri Meadows Receives 2017 Women of Influence Award

Ocala Realtor®  Sherri Meadows Receives 2017 Women of Influence Award

HousingWire Names 2014 Florida Realtors® President to Distinguished Annual List

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 1, 2017 – Ocala Realtor® Sherri Meadows handles many roles in her busy life, from wife and mother to successful businesswoman to community activist and volunteer. With a passion for real estate and her profession, the 2014 president of Florida Realtors has worked tirelessly to support her colleagues and the real estate industry through her local organization, the Ocala/Marion County Association of Realtors, the state association and the National Association of Realtors (NAR) as its 2017 Region 5 vice president to Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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Fla. Housing Market: Sales, Median Prices Up in June 2017

Fla. Housing Market: Sales, Median Prices Up in June 2017

ORLANDO, Fla., July 24, 2017 – Florida’s housing market had more closed sales, higher median prices and more new listings in June, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 28,205 last month, up 4.3 percent compared to June 2016.

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Florida Realtors® 2017 Convention & Trade Expo: Boost Business with New Strategies, Technology and Trends

Florida Realtors® 2017 Convention & Trade Expo: Boost Business with New Strategies, Technology and Trends

ORLANDO, Fla., July 14, 2017 – Motivational advice from top industry trainers, the latest in high-tech devices and a chance to network with other real estate professionals: That’s what the Florida Realtors® 2017 Convention & Trade Expo offers – opportunities to boost business and the bottom line.

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