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Orlando REALTOR® magazine - At the Closing Table
Friday, August 31, 2012
Double Vision »
Rep. John Wood, REALTOR® Real estate sits in the catbird seat when a REALTOR® is a legislator...
Monday, July 09, 2012
In The Dock »
At The Closing Table From the July/August 2012 issue A look behind the rising tide of brokerage inspections...
Friday, May 04, 2012
It's Regulation »
At The Closing Table From the May/June 2012 issue Juana Watkins is director of the Florida Department of Busines...
Friday, March 16, 2012
International Pitch »
At The Closing Table From the March/April issue of Carmenza Gonzalez is president of CZA, Inc., a global develop...
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Driving Forces »
At The Closing Table From the January/February issue Read the expanded version of this article Sean Snait...

Orlando REALTOR® magazine - Service Spotlight
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Play It Forward »
Orlando REALTOR® | November/December 2013 Fun and games are serious when your teammates don't have a home f...
Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Homes For Hounds »
Orlando REALTOR® | SeptemberOctober 2013 REALTOR® Bill Beckett offers the dream of a home to all creatures g...
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Honorable Mention »
ORRA member Charlie Brenner (second from right) and officials dig in at groundbreaking ceremonies for the Warrior's Memori...
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Red Letter Days »
Alexandra Nordine, Keller Williams Advantage Realty, spearheaded the brokerage's adoption of Pathways to Home for its 2011...
Monday, March 25, 2013
Construction Function »
Wallace Wilson, right, applies his muscle as well as his real estate expertise to the West Orange Habitat for Humanit...

Orando REALTOR® magazine - Case Study
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
No Laughing Matter »
Orlando REALTOR® | September/October 2015 Disrespect for the FREC hearing proceeding contributes to permanen...
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
It's Irrelevant »
Orlando REALTOR® | July/August 2015 Licensee claiming to act as an agent of his personal trust must still up...
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Culpably Negligent »
Orlando REALTOR® | May/June 2015 Failure to return a check made out to "cash" lands licensee in hot water...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Aiding And Abetting »
Orlando REALTOR® | March/April 2015 Even when you have a license, unlicensed real estate activity is a threa...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Cut And Dried »
Orlando REALTOR® | January/February 2015 Violate the Florida Statutes; risk losing your Florida real estate...

ORRA BrokerWise
Friday, June 14, 2013
Broker responsibilities for the non-member salesperson »
Designated REALTORS® (brokers) hold dues-related responsibilities for the non-member agents who are licensed with their fi...
Friday, June 14, 2013
Brokers to receive office verficiation forms on July 1 »
All brokers should expect to receive their annual ORRA Office Verification Forms via regular mail on or around July 1. Ple...
Friday, June 14, 2013
FREC Case Study: Unauthorized tenants »
By Christina Arzillo Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation A complaint was filed with the Flo...
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Independent contractor versus employee »
By Charles S. Bonamer ORRA class instructor, "Brokerage Management" Most real estate brokers associate with salesp...
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Section 475.22, Florida Statutes: Brokerage signage requirements »
(1) Each active broker shall maintain an office, which shall consist of at least one enclosed room in a building of statio...

Affiliate Advice
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Trends In Wire Fraud »
By Ryan P. Carbery, Esq. It seems like criminals create new methods to commit real estate fraud with every blink of...
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Top 10 inspection issues: how to prevent them from taking over your transaction »
By James Murphy Whether you are a listing agent, selling agent, or a transaction broker, inspection time always creates...

Market Diversity Corner
Tuesday, September 04, 2012
Diversity Epitome »
Adaptable materials in the ORRA Foreclosure Prevention Workshop Toolkit make it easy to plan a consumer workshop...
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Attract Diverse Users With Internet Marketing Strategies »
By Lisa C. Ford Does your website limit your customer base? The point of a website is to reach out to as many potentia...
Friday, June 15, 2012
A Swell of Rightsizing Carries a Wave of Opportunity »
By Theodora Uniken Venema There is a new opportunity for REALTORS®, and it comes in the form of a wave of downsizi...
Friday, May 18, 2012
Grow Your Business with Market Diversity Education and Awareness »
By Stephanie Agosto-Negron Central Florida continues to grow with a diverse population. Diversity marketing recognizes...
Friday, March 09, 2012
Opportunities with the New Generation »
By Michael Ussery While the Orlando housing market has had its challenges these last several years, it hasn’t been all...

Market Diversity Quick Q&As
Friday, September 13, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Market Diversity - Credit Score Elements »
Q. Is the REALTOR ® Code of Ethics available in other languages? A. Yes! International customers as well as loc...
Friday, September 06, 2013
Market Diversity - Foreign Language COE »
Q. Is the REALTOR ® Code of Ethics available in other languages? A. Yes! International customers as well as loc...
Friday, August 30, 2013
Market Diversity - VA Loan Requirements »
Q. Where can I learn more about the VA loan requirements? A. Learn more on this page . Market Diversity Quick Q&a...
Friday, August 23, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Market Diversity - VA Loan Eligibility Benchmarks »
Q. What are the four major benchmarks of VA loan eligibility? A. Generally, if a borrower can answer "yes" to one of t...
Friday, August 16, 2013
Market Diversity - VA Loan Qualifiers »
Q. Who qualifies for a VA loan? A. Being eligible for a VA loan does not mean that a borrower will get one. Military b...

Patty the Property Manager
Thursday, April 02, 2015
Dear Patty - Portfolio Growing »
      Dear Patty, What do you think is the best strategy for growin...
Thursday, April 02, 2015
Dear Patty - Tenant Screening »
      Dear Patty, Choosing the right tenant for my clients’ propert...
Friday, February 20, 2015
Dear Patty: Smoke Alarm Inspections »
    Dear Patty, I have several properties that during inspection show missing or...

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