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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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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…

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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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