Author Archives: Savino James

Have College Dreams? Florida Realtors® Seeks Student Scholarship Winners

Have College Dreams? Florida Realtors® Seeks Student Scholarship Winners

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 15, 2019 – 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, 2019, at noon.

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New CEO Takes Helm at Florida Realtors®

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 7, 2019 – Florida Realtors® new Chief Executive Officer Margy Grant stands ready to meet the challenges of the coming year and help guide the state’s largest professional trade association to success.

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

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

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 19, 2018 – Florida’s housing market reported more sales, more new listings and higher median prices in November compared to a year ago, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 20,578 last month, up 3 percent compared to November 2017.

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Florida Realtors®: Deck the Halls Safely This Holiday Season

Florida Realtors®: Deck the Halls Safely This Holiday Season

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 18, 2018 – 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 home for a happy holiday.

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Florida Realtors® and feXpro in Belgium Sign MoU

Florida Realtors® and feXpro in Belgium Sign MoU

Florida Realtors President Christine Hansen welcomes Glenn Geyssens, president of feXpro in Belgium, and other feXpro members to the Orlando headquarters.

Memorandum of Understanding to Encourage Collaboration and Mutual Opportunities

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 14, 2018 — Florida Realtors and feXpro, a top real estate organization in Belgium, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 2018-2019. The MoU establishes the cooperation of the two Realtor organizations in developing a mutually beneficial relationship for their respective association members.

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Realtor® John Slivon: Singer, Actor and Real Estate Pro

Realtor® John Slivon: Singer, Actor and Real Estate Pro

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – Many children are encouraged by parents and teachers to try out a musical instrument. But, in the Slivon household, it was a requirement.

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Fla.’s Housing Market: More Closed Sales, Rising Median Prices in Oct. 2018

Fla.’s Housing Market: More Closed Sales, Rising Median Prices in Oct. 2018

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 21, 2018 – Florida’s housing market reported more closed sales, rising median prices and more new listings in October compared to a year ago, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 22,272 last month, up 8.5 percent compared to October 2017.

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Florida Realtors®, Panamanian Association Sign MoU Agreement

Florida Realtors®, Panamanian Association Sign MoU Agreement

BOSTON, Nov. 2, 2018 — Florida Realtors® and the Panamanian Association of Real Estate Brokers and Promoters (ACOBIR) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU establishes the cooperation of the two Realtor organizations in developing a mutually beneficial relationship for their respective association members.

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Realtor® Jodi Avery: Impacting Lives with Small Acts of Kindness

PALM HARBOR – Broker associate Jodi Avery, of Keller Williams Realty in Palm Harbor, fielded the same question from sellers over and over: What can I do with the useable items I don’t want to take with me when I move?

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Fla.’s Housing Market: Sales, Median Prices, New Listings Up in 3Q 2018

Fla.’s Housing Market: Sales, Median Prices, New Listings Up in 3Q 2018

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 1, 2018 – Florida’s housing market had more sales, higher median prices, more pending sales and more new listings in 3Q 2018, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Closed sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 72,843 in 3Q 2018, up 7.5 percent from the 3Q 2017 figure.

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