Category Archives: Advocacy


I am sure you have been reading articles on flood insurance. The closer we get to September, the more information we will see about the non-performance of Congress to do something about it.  Instead of looking to re-evaluate the flood … Continue reading

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Bah Humbug!!

Just as we have finished Thanksgiving and are now going into the Holiday season….here comes the U.S. Congress…..Bah Humbug. Republicans in the House and Senate are suggesting that they may not extend homeownership tax savings such as: Mortgage debt forgiveness … Continue reading

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Put a Cap on It!

Ahhhh….the world of real estate has it’s ups and downs.  Estoppel fees, you know, when you want a statement from the HOA or COA referencing the Seller to make sure their fees to the Association are up to date.  Used … Continue reading

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♩ ♪ ♫ ♬ Ch…Ch…Ch…Changes ♩ ♪ ♫ ♬

At the Washington DC, NAR meetings this month, we heard that there could be changes coming to the FHA rules on condos.  The changes have to be approved by the Obama administration.  FHA once financed almost 100,000 condos but those numbers … Continue reading

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Home at last!

I am home… at last.  The Florida REALTORS met in Orlando for our yearly convention this past week.  The meetings were great – there were so many education offerings that I got dizzy.  The convention App that you could install … Continue reading

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We are making a difference

As I write this, I just returned from our Nations’s Capital: Washington, D.C.  I do love to visit as I was born there, but more importantly, those of us REALTORS that attend NAR’s May meetings are there to lobby our … Continue reading

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Home At Last!

I have been traveling since last Sunday.  I started in Orlando, attending a 2-day Finance meeting, then We, the entire Leadership Team, went on to District 1,  13 and 5 to attend their conferences.  This is the second group of district conferences we … Continue reading

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