Jennifer Lalji

Automating the Home

By Jennifer Lalji The Biggest Contributors to Spending in 2020 As various industries ranging from travel and lodging, entertainment, automotive and nonessential retail, took a hard nosedive amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, other sectors saw a significant rise. From healthcare and pharmaceuticals to consumer products – yes, we’re talking about the infamous toilet paper craze and…

YPN DEN: Technology Reshaping Real Estate

By. Sherman Milton III Technology will continue to reshape our world and how we live from day to day. What came to light this past year is technology is also reshaping #RealEstate. We were forced to use technology whether we liked it or not to keep our industry afloat. We pivoted from traditional real estate…

Is Your Website ADA Compliant?

How to Avoid ADA Litigation. By Tamiracle Williams, GTR Communications Specialist The American with Disabilities Act (ADA), signed into law on July 26, 1990, makes it unlawful to discriminate against people with disabilities. ADA requires that public accommodations have websites, tools and technology that are accessible to people with temporary and permanent disabilities. Web accessibilities…

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…

Safety Apps for REALTORS®

Safety Apps for Realtors®

As a REALTOR®, it’s important to know the variety of smartphone safety apps available to you. This list of applications is designed to help you determine what tools may best fit your personal and professional life. *Safety applications listed below are for informational purposes only and are not endorsed by Greater Tampa REALTORS®.   FOREWARN…