Association News

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.

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

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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.

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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

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

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

NAR launches mentorship program

The program aims to help Realtors in marginalized communities.

NAR names eight real estate technology firms for its 2021 REACH scale-up program

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 press for more spending on affordable housing

Florida Realtors have started to advocate to use the housing trust funds for the use it was originally intended, to provide affordable housing.

Home staging takes center stage over last year

“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

Who’s Moving to Miami?

Miami’s unique global startup ecosystem is attracting tech and finance companies.

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