Message from the Board

The tagline for Florida ARECS is Together We All Succeed. In marketing, a tagline is a short phrase used by a business or brand to summarize its mission and identity. Creating a tagline to represent what real estate attorneys do is a pretty challenging task. How do you summarize all that you do? Advocate? Solve problems? Counsel clients?

Resource Feature: FLARECS Blog

Do you like to write? Promote your practice by publishing your articles on Florida ARECS’s Blog!

Latest REC News

The North Dade and the Beaches REC held their regular monthly lunch meeting on October 8th and welcomed Rebecca Wood, Senior Underwriting Counsel with The Fund, who presented Guide to Reading Surveys. Attendees earned 1.0 hour of Florida Bar CLE!

Hurricane Irma

All of us at Florida ARECS extend our heartfelt sympathy to those devastated by Hurricane Irma. Floridians will be faced with repairing and rebuilding their homes, businesses and lives for months or even years.

Resources: FLARECS.com

When the website was launched in November 2014, our primary objective was to build awareness among our REC member attorneys so much of the information was focused on you.  Now we are turning our attention to our external audiences – primarily real estate agents and consumers.

September & October - Message from the Board

Florida ARECS just returned from the 2017 Florida Realtors® Convention and Trade Show on at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando. Our Board of Directors met with representatives of numerous local Realtor® associations while local REC member attorneys staffed the trade show booth.

Latest REC News

The Real Estate Council of Martin County kicked off August with The Value Adjustment Board Petition Process presented by Don Defenthaler, Director of Appraisal Services for the Martin County Property Appraiser’s Office on August 7th.

July & August - Message from the Board

On July 4th, America celebrated her 241st birthday. It’s hard to imagine that a small group of motivated people were able to pull together the leaders of thirteen colonies (without Facebook or Twitter!) and declare independence from what was then the most powerful country in the world.

Latest REC News

The REC community was very busy in May & June! See what all of the RECs have been up to:

Resource: The Leadership Guide

Florida ARECS has worked with various local RECs to recruit over sixty new directors in a year and that got us thinking. How are all the new leaders, and the other leaders who are getting involved in RECs every day, supposed to learn the ropes?

New Video Seminar Presentation

"Recent Real Property Case Law and the Impact on Your Practice", presented by Manuel Farach, McGlinchey Stafford, Fort Lauderdale.

May & June - Message from the Board

On May 11th The Florida ARECS Board of Directors hosted its annual REC Leadership Forum preceding the start of Fund Assembly in Orlando.

The Closing Cost Calculator

Do you receive constant requests from clients, lenders and Realtors® for an estimate of closing costs? If so, take advantage of our Closing Cost Calculator on flarecs.com.

Latest REC News

The REC community was very busy in March and April! See what all of the RECs have been up to:

March & April - Message from the Board

The Florida ARECS Board of Directors met on February 24th in Orlando and reviewed our strategic objectives and how the organization can best serve REC members going forward. Since its inception in 2014, Florida ARECS has focused on these strategic priorities:

FLARECS Feature

If you have been a Fund member for more than 10 years you likely remember the Consumer Education Campaign sponsored by The Fund to promote the use of real estate attorneys on radio and television.