Category: Broker Announcement

New Buyer Representation Forms (Compensation Agreements)

Florida Realtors has developed 4 new “Buyer Representation” forms. The primary purpose of these forms is to secure buyer compensation between Buyer Brokers and Sellers/Listing Brokers. The current position of FAR is commissions do not belong in our FAR BAR Contract. That may change, but for now we should use these forms as our compensation […]

Sales Meeting April 2023

The sales meeting this month was very informative and productive. Thanks to Crystal at Vacasa for lunch! The topics we covered and recording are below… April is Fair Housing Month. Please see our resources page: Rental Best Practices session will be Wednesday, May 3rd 2023 at 11:00 AM. Learn more about our Zillow leads […]

Fair Housing Resources

As a licensed real estate agent in the state of Florida you are responsible for complying with federal fair housing laws as well as Florida fair housing laws and any county or local specific fair housing laws. Here are some links and resources to assist you with your compliance. HUD Fair Housing Act NAR Fair […]


These rules need to be followed for all referrals you make to all mortgage companies, title agencies, home inspectors, appraisers, etc. that you refer to your customers. Below are links to an article and FAQ from the National Association of REALTORS. Following RESPA Rules: Dos and Don’ts for Real Estate Brokers and Agents: RESPA […]

Beware of Scams

The Problem As you are probably already aware, real estate brokerages are frequently targeted by scammers. We are particularly vulnerable since our names, phone numbers and email addresses are easily accessible on the Internet. Also, our roster identifies our management team, so scammers frequently impersonate your broker or manager, sending you scam emails and text […]