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.

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.

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?

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:

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.

New Video Seminar Presentation

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

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.

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.

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.

Latest REC News

The REC community was wildly busy in January and February! See what all of the RECs have been up to:

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.

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.

January & February - Message from the Board

We hope you and your family enjoyed a safe and happy holiday season. It's hard to believe it's 2017 and a year has passed since we published the first issue of Council Connections.

Latest REC News

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

Latest REC News

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

FLARECS Resources

If you have spent any time on Florida ARECS consolidated REC website www.flarecs.com you have undoubtedly discovered it us full of useful tools and resources for the real estate practitioner.