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How real estate commissions work
How real estate commissions work

There’s a saying, “Money makes the world go ‘round.” If that’s true, it’s certainly understandable that a common question from homebuyers and sellers is: “How do real estate agents get paid?”

Fla.’s housing market: Median price, new listings rise in July 2021
Fla.’s housing market: Median price, new listings rise in July 2021

In July, Florida’s housing market reported higher median prices, more new listings and a rise in all-cash sales compared to a year ago.

Florida’s housing market: Sales, median prices, new listings rise in the second quarter
Florida’s housing market: Sales, median prices, new listings rise in the second quarter

Florida’s housing market continued to show strong gains in the second quarter, with solid annual gains in closed sales, rising median prices and new listings, according to the latest housing data from Florida Realtors.

Obstacles and opportunities to growing hispanic homeownership
Obstacles and opportunities to growing hispanic homeownership

Despite the inventory and credit challenges, Latinos are driving homeownership growth. The Urban Institute projects that this trend is only going to continue, with Latinos expected to make up 70% of homeownership growth between now and 2040.

MIAMI Commercial expands services, products and advocacy for members
MIAMI Commercial expands services, products and advocacy for members

“The MIAMI Association of Realtors Commercial (MIAMI Commercial) is home to the 5th largest commercial association in the U.S. (nearly 3,000 members) and the first Commercial MLS in the nation.” — Stephen R. Rigl, 2021 Commercial President, MIAMI Association of Realtors

CDC extends its federal eviction moratorium to end of July – Florida Realtor Association reacts
CDC extends its federal eviction moratorium to end of July – Florida Realtor Association reacts

Florida Realtors received word that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) extended its federal eviction moratorium through July 31, 2021. The association voiced its opposition to the decision, calling it “disappointing,” particularly for the thousands of Realtor members who are also housing providers.

Market Reports for St. Lucie, Martin, Palm Beach and Broward Counties
Market Reports for St. Lucie, Martin, Palm Beach and Broward Counties

May showed the momentum keeps building in the South Florida housing market with rising prices and shorter times from listing to contract.

How real estate professionals add value for South Florida buyers
How real estate professionals add value for South Florida buyers

While many aspects of real estate have changed through the years, the professional services of a Realtor continue to deliver significant value to Florida buyers in a constantly evolving market.

MIAMI Association of Realtors now offers Showingly
MIAMI Association of Realtors now offers Showingly

Showingly is a real estate platform linking agents, buyers and brokerages.

NAR launches mentorship program
NAR launches mentorship program

The program aims to help Realtors in marginalized communities.

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