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Florida Realtors®, formerly known as the Florida Association of Realtors®, serves as The Voice for Real Estate® in Florida. It provides programs, services, continuing education, research and legislative representation to its 115,000 members in 67 boards/associations.
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Flood insurance premiums go up April 1

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 03:50
The premium hikes, which are required by law, will be as little as 2% for some properties and as high as 24% for others. The average increase will be about 8%.

What's behind the national MLS buzz?

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 03:48
NAR's policy change regarding "MLS of choice" has sparked a NY-based MLS to offer bargain-priced membership. But it also creates new problems for Realtors.

Is a property at risk if seas rise? More buyers want to know

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 03:47
More S. Fla. buyers are adding "study the effect of rising sea levels" to their due-diligence list, and ClimateScore, a new tech app, may help them figure it out.

Can Facebook restore public trust after privacy scandal?

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 03:40
If people don't trust Facebook, will they stop using it? It's too early to say, but agents who market on the social network should keep an eye out for changes.

5 financial to-dos for first-time homebuyers

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 03:34
First-time home shoppers walk through a broker's front door eager to buy, but there's a lot they need to do before they tour listings and start submitting offers.