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How Schools Influence Real Estate: The Role Schools Play in Tampa Bay Communities

By Dr. Stacy Hahn Schools help define a community’s quality of life, influence development decisions and are a factor in where people choose to live. When planning for real estate development, schools are an essential component of a community’s infrastructure. People are not just interested in the quality of school districts for the educational opportunities…

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GTR Donates $25K to Habitat for Humanity’s Tampa Real Estate Build

REALTORS® know that homeownership plays a major role in economic mobility, which strengthens our neighborhoods and local economy. For these reasons, Greater Tampa REALTORS® has partnered with Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County’s Tampa Real Estate Build. GTR has donated $25,000 to assist the nonprofit in making the dream of homeownership a reality for a…

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The Key to a Successful Relocation Department by Diana Howard

The Key to a Successful Relocation Department

By Diana Howard  Relocation departments within real estate companies provide important roles as suppliers of real estate services and advocates for relocation management companies (RMCs). As a single point of contact, they support third-party companies by providing valuable real estate information and services to transferring employees. To provide the highest level of service, a department must be well…

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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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