Local Real Estate Councils Leadership Updates

By: Rene’ Rutan, Manager, Events & Affiliate, REC & Realtor® Relations

Summer brings outdoor grilling, hot days and lots of rainy afternoons, but it also brings a second wave of Annual Meetings and Elections. Here are some of the Real Estate Council leadership changes taking place around the state.

Realtor® News

By Bob Rohan, Fund Regulatory Compliance Counsel

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) trade association is organized into 54 state and territorial associations and more than 1,200 local associations. These associations run approximately 600 multiple listing services (MLSs) nationwide. MLS member real estate agencies must adhere to NAR policies such as those found in NAR’s “Handbook on Multiple Listing Policy.”

Latest REC News

The Attorneys’ Real Estate Council of Miami-Dade County hosted their August Meeting at Town Kitchen & Bar, which featured a presentation entitled, Commercial Loans: Conforming, Non-Conforming & P.A.C.E. by Isi Riguero, Southeast Florida Manager of Commercial Real Estate Lending, Bank OZK.

Florida ARECS Leadership Guide

Becoming a leader of a Real Estate Council can be filled with challenges but there is a way to make it a lot easier. 

Real Estate Councils at Fund Assembly

By: Rene’ Rutan, Manager, Events & Affiliate, REC & Realtor® Relations

The Real Estate Councils were everywhere at Assembly!

Realtor® News

In March, The Fund and Florida ARECS joined forces to present March Madness of Education to over 400 real estate agents across Florida.  March Madness was a series of three of our most in-demand Realtor-focused programs.

Latest REC News

Manny Farach, presented his very popular Annual Real Estate and Business Case Law Update to the Polk Area Real Estate Council on May 5th.

Resource Feature

Tips on Buying a Home in Florida & Tips on Selling a Home in Florida

One of our most popular publications, Tips for Buying a Home in Florida and Tips for Selling a Home in Florida have been updated! 

BLOG and Florida Realtors® Legal News Advertising Campaign

If you have not read the Florida ARECS Blog recently, you need to check it out!  We discuss a variety of topics of interest to REC Member Attorneys, Realtors and consumers.  We encourage you to read our latest post, Whose Property Is It Anyway: Heirs Property and Its Impact on Underserved Communities, written by Brenda Ezell of the Ezell Law Firm in Jacksonville.

Latest REC News

The Attorneys’ Real Estate Council of Miami-Dade and North Dade & Beaches REC held their annual joint meeting featuring Manny Farach’s Business & Real Estate Case Law Update

Realtor® News

Members of both the Attorneys’ Real Estate Council of Palm Beach County and the Broward Attorneys’ Real Estate Council continue to participate in New Realtor® Orientations for the Realtors® of Broward, Palm Beach & St. Lucie. 

More REC Leadership News

By: Rene’ Rutan, Manager, Events & Affiliate, REC & Realtor® Relations

Please congratulate the following new leaders and their organizations.  We hope you have a great 2022!

Resource Feature

WORKPLACE REAL ESTATE EDUCATION PROGRAM for Consumers

Both The Fund and Florida ARECS have been successful at reaching real estate agents through education and traditional advertising.  However, the public can be more difficult to reach. 

Latest REC News

The Central Florida Real Estate Attorneys’ Council (CFREAC) held a joint meeting with the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar (RPPTL) on December 7th.  The event, which was co-sponsored by the Orange County Bar Association’s Estate, Guardianship & Trust Committee, featured a Trivia Contest for Members to match wits on “Dirt and Death” topics.  CFREAC and RPPTL also collected toys for Toys for Tots and raised money for United Against Poverty.

Realtor® News

Linda Monaco, Fund Legal Education Attorney, presented Hot Spots & Cool Tips: A Review and Comparison of the FRBAR Standard and AS-IS Contracts to members of the West Pasco Board of Realtors® on behalf of the Bay Area Real Estate Council.

RECs Serving the Community

Congratulations to the Central Florida Real Estate Attorneys’ Council for their community service supporting Toys for Tots and United Against Poverty Orlando.  As you can see their efforts are appreciated!