Real estate associations support brokers in a number of ways, many of which take place behind the scenes. What’s happening at your local association? How are they serving their members? This monthly feature, penned by association leaders, offers the inside scoop on how associations small and large are helping to improve the industry.
“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
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.
May showed the momentum keeps building in the South Florida housing market with rising prices and shorter times from listing to contract.
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.
Showingly is a real estate platform linking agents, buyers and brokerages.
The program aims to help Realtors in marginalized communities.
Under the program, the companies will receive education, mentorship, a “curated insight panel,” networking opportunities and exposure to the global real estate marketplace.
Florida Realtors have started to advocate to use the housing trust funds for the use it was originally intended, to provide affordable housing.
“Staging a home helps consumers see the full potential of a given space or property. It features the home in its best light and helps would-be buyers envision its various possibilities.” — Jessica Lautz, NAR vice president of demographics and behavioral insights
Miami’s unique global startup ecosystem is attracting tech and finance companies.