Latest REC News - January

On December 5th the Jacksonville Area Real Estate Council kicked off the holiday season at the River Front Café overlooking the St. Johns River with Katie Mitura, Vice President, Marketing & Communications, Visit Jacksonville. Mitura presented a lively overview of the efforts to expand convention, business and tourism opportunities across the area.

The Real Property Council of Volusia County held their final meeting of the year on December 7th. The Fund’s Jay St. Lawrence presented Seller & Private Financing After Dodd-Frank.

On January 10th the Central Florida Real Estate Attorneys’ Council members hosted a program addressing Digital Marketing for Real Estate – How to Standout Online & Remain ADA Compliant. Speakers included Dennis Miller of Capture Point Media, along with Rosemary O’Shea and Joyce Ackerbaum-Cox, both of Baker Hostetler in Orlando.

Later that evening the Attorneys’ Real Estate Council of Miami-Dade County County and the North Dade and the Beaches REC held their annual joint meeting, which provides a great opportunity for REC members to network with colleagues across the county. Manuel Farach, of McGlinchey Stafford in Fort Lauderdale presented Recent Real Property Case Law and the Impact on Your Practice. If you are in the South Florida area but missed Farach’s very popular program in Miami, he will present it again to the Attorneys’ Real Estate Council of Palm Beach County on March 13th.

The Polk Area Real Estate Council welcomed Linda Monaco, Legal Education Attorney with The Fund, on January 18th to present How to Address Sovereignty Lands Issues in Florida to a full house at Fresco’s in downtown Lakeland.