Community Outreach Rises Above

By John Daux, 2020 GTR Community Outreach Chair  The Community Outreach Committee continues to rally members to represent Greater Tampa REALTORS® (GTR) doing good in the community despite the challenges of COVID-19. Members graciously participated to support the campaigns for Everyday Blessings Inc. and Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough. On May 28, the Committee partnered…

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The Real Estate Industry Around The Globe: COVID-19 has Affected the Global Market

By: Tamiracle Williams, GTR Communications Specialist According to independent real estate consultancy, Knight Frank, average home prices grew in 55 countries during the first quarter of 2020. Many housing markets around the world entered the COVID-19 pandemic strong. With the stay-at-home restrictions have lifted and countries are reopening, how are those markets doing now? Let’s…

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Avoid Real Estate Cyber Scams: Real Estate Transactions are the Ideal Target for Hackers

By: Darlene Davenport, 2020 GTR President Phishing, hacking, wire fraud – these are all ways people attempt to steal from others online. As real estate continues to enhance online opportunities to complete business transactions, the chances of being caught up in a cyber scam have become even greater. Cybercrimes have become increasingly sophisticated over the…

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YPNDEN: Tips for New Realtors to Get Involved in Global Real Estate

Tips for New REALTORS® to Get Involved in Global Real Estate

By: Sherman Milton III, 2020 Young Professionals Network Vice Chair When it comes to global real estate, Greater Tampa REALTORS®’ Young Professionals Network is no stranger! Our association’s Global Subcommittee provides opportunities to increase knowledge of the ever changing real estate industry. Many of our YPN Members take advantage of these opportunities and successfully add…

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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…

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Real Estate Post Quarantine

By Tracy Wisneski As Safer-at-Home orders are lifted and we embark on a new normal, what are some changes we may anticipate and how can we prepare for them? First Time Home Buyer Advantages First time home buyers who’ve remained employed may possibly be the biggest winners post-quarantine. Many were struggling with a glut of…

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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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