The Realtors® of the Palm Beaches and Greater Fort Lauderdale (RAPB + GFLR) and the South Broward Board of Realtors® hosted a highly attended Realtor® Party Reception to celebrate and thank their 2018 Major Investors. The Major Investor Reception took place on June 7th at the Ritz Carlton where 125 Major Investors were acknowledged for helping the Realtors® Political Action Committee (RPAC) raise $675,000 in 2018.
RAPB+GFLR members trekked to Washington, D.C. for the annual NAR Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo to tell their Members of Congress “Who We R”®, learn what issues were at the top of the agenda here.
Florida Realtors® has fought for Assignment of Benefits (AOB) reform for over 6 years, today the Governor signed the bill that would limit one way attorney’s fees into law.
The 2019 Florida Legislative Session, often referred to as “the most dangerous 60 days of the year”, has come to a close. Find out how Florida Realtors® legislative priorities fared in this post.
The City of Port St. Lucie is offering an exclusive service for Realtors®, find out more in this post.
Find out what your Realtor Party candidates have to say before election day.
As warmer weather approaches and concerns of another toxic algal bloom arise, real estate leaders from the Realtors® of the Palm Beaches and Greater Fort Lauderdale (RAPB + GFLR) continue to advocate for water quality.
The City of Coral Springs will hold a meeting on the new real estate sign pilot program tomorrow. Learn more in this post.
The initial decision put transactions in danger, but FEMA has reversed course and will issue flood insurance policies.
Flood insurance and infrastructure top the list, but what other issues will NAR be advocating for in 2019?
The City expected Amendment 1 to pass, but it didn’t. And now they could raise your taxes by $4,000,000.
How will record voter turnout, ongoing election recounts and a constitutional amendment passage affect your bottom line?
On November 6th, Vote YES on Amendment 2.
What is the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) and how does it affect Floridians?
On September 28th, the Realtors® of the Palm Beaches and Greater Fort Lauderdale and the South Broward Board of Realtors® hosted the Realtor® Party Auction to benefit the Realtor® Party. The auction took place at the Pier 66 Hotel and Marina in Fort Lauderdale.
The evening started with a major investor reception followed by the auction. Over 200 people attended the event. The night featured stunning water views, live entertainment, nautical themed attire, a photo booth, and hors d’oeuvres.
Many local elected officials attended the auction, including: Broward County Property Appraiser Marty Kiar, Broward County Commissioners Chip LaMarca and Dale V.C. Holness, and Pompano Beach Mayor Lamar Fisher.
The event was sponsored by Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation, Moving Squad, Americas Mortgage Professionals, Ygrene, and Williams Hilal Wigand Grande Law Firm.
The auction raised $43,586 which will be used to help elect local Realtor® Party supported candidates in the upcoming Florida General Election in November. The Realtor® Party screens candidates to determine which political candidates will have the best interest for Realtors®. In the past year, the Realtor® Party has screened over 200 political candidates across four counties.
Realtor® representation in government is critical to creating and maintaining a positive and successful environment for the real estate industry. When it comes to legislative and regulatory matters at the local, state and federal levels, the Realtor® Party has, and will continue to, support candidates based on their positions on issues affecting the real estate industry, regardless of a candidate’s party affiliation.
The upcoming General Election on November 6th will be crucial to the real estate industry. If you are not registered to vote, the deadline to register is October 9th. If you are registered and need to update your voter’s information, October 9th is also the deadline to make changes. To learn more about the Realtor® Party and view the 2018 supported candidates, visit voterealtorparty.com.
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The 2018 Primary Election has come to a close. How did RAPB+GFLR Supported Candidates fare?
Candidates for Florida Senate District 25 and House District 83 spoke to members at Marketing Madness. What issues will they work on once in Tallahassee?
The Senate passed a flood insurance extension, but when does the extension expire?