Facebook Advertising Changes

Facebook Advertising Changes

By Tracy Wisneski Facebook is a data giant, collecting details about users and their online practices that can be used to target ads with far more precision than traditional ads ever could before. While that presents a fantastic opportunity to market to well-tailored audiences, it has also opened that opportunity to those who would abuse it. Those abuses became public…

Baby Boomers are Moving Overseas

Baby Boomers are Moving Overseas

By Tamiracle Williams More and more United States citizens are moving to foreign countries after retirement. *A recent U.S. Social Security Administration report found that 700,000 retirees live in foreign countries. Many of these retirees are baby boomers, who are currently between the ages of 55-75. Baby boomers are moving overseas for three main reasons: They want to save money. They…

What to Expect From the Certified International Property Specialist Designation

By Terri Ramsey As an experienced REALTOR®, I work largely with foreign investors. I have taken a number of classes and achieved certifications and designations all of which I found helpful. But somehow I felt something was missing. Following a desire to take my business to the next level, I decided I would take a closer look at the Certified International…

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FREC Updates Rules for Unlicensed Assistants

What can an unlicensed assistant do for you? Many things – but not all things. At its November 2018 general meeting, the Florida Real Estate Commission (FREC) informally updated its list of unlicensed assistant or employee activities that may be performed. FREC: Activities an unlicensed employee or assistant may perform Answer the phone and forward…

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FREC Approves New Team Advertising Rules for July 2019

Florida Real Estate Commission has issued new rules for brokerage office procedures and team advertising. Here is an overview of the new rules effective July 1, 2019. Team marketing is defined as, multiple real estate licensees representing themselves as a team to the public. Licensees featured in team advertisements must be under the same broker…