Tips for Working Remotely

Tips for Working Remotely

By Tamiracle Williams We are living in unprecedented times and COVID-19 has changed the way real estate professionals are conducting business. In-person activities have been limited due to social distancing guidelines, which involves virtual home tour, online meetings and working from home. Still adjusting to the new normal, check out these tips for making the…

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Features Buyers Seek in Condos: New HUD Rule Makes Condominium Purchasing Easier

In August, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released the long-awaited final rule on project approval for single-family condominiums insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). The new condominium policy will “reduce regulatory barriers that currently restrict affordable homeownership opportunities,” according to HUD’s website. The new rule: Introduces a new single-unit approval…

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How Safe Are Your Passwords?

By Tamiracle Williams According to Florida Association of REALTORS® Tech Helpline, 1 in 5 Americans have experienced a compromised online account. Between Association member portals and social media passwords, real estate professionals have several passwords to remember daily. Some opt for the old fashion method of writing them down on paper. Others use password savers…

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…

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Fair Housing: Advertising

By Tamiracle Williams  The Fair Housing Act (FHA) was signed into law in 1968 by then-President Lyndon Johnson. FHA prevents discrimination concerning the sale, rental or financing of a property based on race, religion, sex, disabilities and family status. This law also applies to housing-related advertisements. In late-2018, the Department of Housing and Urban Development…