Nominations Are Now Being Accepted For The 2015 PAR Awards
The 2015 PAR Awards Committee is now open to nominations from PAR Realtor® and Affiliate Members to recognize exemplary members for the following awards:
Golden Service Award (formerly Golden R Award)
Humanitarian Brokerage Award (Office Category)
Humanitarian Realtor® Award (Individual Category)
Rising Star of the Year Award
Affiliate of the Year Award
Property Manager of the Year Award
Property Appraiser of the Year Award
Realtor® of the Year Award
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Manna Food Drive
Food Drive Totals As Of August 21, 2015
- Keller Williams Gulf Coast Realty: 44 pounds
- Real Estate Counselors: 148 pounds
- Re/Max On The Coast: 159 pounds
- Surety Land Title: 72 pounds
PAR YPN Committee Ocean Hour Beach Clean Up
What if there was a FREE and FASTER way to settle commision disputes? THERE IS!!!
New CFPB Tool for Real Estate Professionals
In our continuing efforts to keep you abreast of the latest news on the implementation of the Truth in Lending RESPA Integrated Document (TRID) rule by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), NAR is pleased to announce new resources to help REALTORS® prepare for the changes. After close collaboration with NAR, the CFPB has launched a new online toolkit for real estate professionals as part of its “Know Before You Owe” campaign. CFPB uses the term “Know Before You Owe” for its consumer facing communications regarding TRID. The new website is designed to help real estate professionals understand the changes to the closing process, that will go into effect on October 3, 2015, and how to explain the changes to clients. The site also includes resources that real estate professionals can provide to their clients. (click here to read more)
Rebuild Program Update
REBUILD Northwest Florida, Inc. would like to make it easy for Property Managers to help Escambia County rental house owners take advantage of the Federal grant dollars that are now available to harden their rental houses located in Escambia County. There are two different ways that you can assist: (please click here to continue reading the article)
CFPB Will Push TRID Implementation to October 1
After months of denying requests from real estate, mortgage and settlement service industry professionals and trade groups to either delay implementation of the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID) regulation or agree to enact a “hold harmless” enforcement period, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced on June 18 that it will push the Aug. 1 implementation deadline to October 1 Click here to read more
Video: Legal Consideration for Marketers
Learn about the different laws that come into play when you are marketing your services through various communication channels in NAR’s latest Window to the Law video.
Make a note of it...Florida Realtors Tech Helpline Now Available Sunday
Tech Helpline extended its hours and will help solve your tech issues 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays (same as Sat. hours; 9-8 weekdays). Learn more about this free member benefit.
That’s the number to text to sign up for REALTOR Party Mobile Alerts. Simply text the word REALTOR to 30644 to get on the list to be among the first to know about Calls for Action on important, national legislative issues affecting real estate. Following the most recent Call for Action to urge our senators to extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, only 12 of the 61 Realtor associations in the state had a higher response rate than Pensacola! Let’s continue to ensure our voices are heard in D.C.