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Congratulations to Scott Barrett for an outstanding year as 2021 Board President!

Congratulations to our incoming 2022 Officers and Directors:

Mike Bundy – 2022 President

Connie Lucco – President-Elect

Williams Labbancz – Treasurer

Carol Kinnard – Secretary

Scott Barrett – Past President


Mike Dumas – Director

Tanya Eldert – Director

Dan Holback – Director

Cookie Miller – Director

Jessica Schmitt – Director

Jim Wallace – Director


Congratulations to our 2021 Award Winners:

Connie Lucco – Realtor of the Year

Ashley Barrett – Outstanding Committee Chairman

Cookie Miller – Outstanding Committee Chairman

Stacey Van Schenck – Business Partner of the Year 


Thank you to all who attended our Thanksgiving Luncheon this year! Our Realtors are lucky to have such great Business Partners here at our Board! The food from Vesh catering was delicious (some may even had seconds!).
Congratulations to all our gift auction winners and our Big winners:
Jessica Schmidt won her 2022 local dues paid by the Education Committee as well as $50 gift card for casting her vote for the 2022 Board of Directors slate!
Ray Kaylor won his full 2022 Board dues paid by the Business Partners Committee!
Shelly Kindya-Haglund was the lucky winner of the Box of Hope TVs!
You could be our next lucky winner for next year, all you need to do is join us at our Educational classes and Events!
Our Civic Affairs Committee was able to present The Stano Foundation with a check for $2133.65. This would not have been possible without the generous donations from our members, as well as the Business Partners donating $770 back from the luncheon!



Updates: Florida Realtors/Florida Bar Residential & AS IS Contracts

A detailed look at the 2021 changes to the Florida Realtors/Florida Bar Residential Contract for Sale and Purchase, the “AS IS” version and 10 Riders.


Webinar: Highlights of 2021 Changes to Florida Realtors/Florida Bar Residential & As Is Contracts

Click for more information about the changes and to see the contracts and to download the PowerPoint presentation from this webinar (password required). Florida REALTORS® is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities.


National Flood Insurance 2.0 Webinar


   ‘Housing Funds for Housing’ Amendment: Download, Sign, Send”

WPBOR has partnered with Florida REALTORS® to collect one million signatures to place an affordable housing constitutional amendment on the 2022 General Election ballot. Also, please share and urge the signing and submission of the petition with your REALTORS® co-workers, community contacts and Florida families. Reaching this goal by December 31, 2021 puts us all closer to preserving affordable home ownership in Florida. Click here to complete the petition: Every signature matters! 





New-Home Costs Skyrocketing – and Not Just Due to Lumber…

While lumber costs deserve a lot of the blame for the rising price of new homes, other things – crude oil (paint), drywall, ceramic tile – are also more expensive.

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NAR National Association of Realtors

Rise Up To The Challenge-Implicit Bias Training

REALTORS® take a stand against housing discrimination.

To honor Fair Housing month in April, The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) has issued The Fair Housing Challenge: Stand Up for Racial Equity. This challenge included having all association Leaders, both appointed and elected, complete the Fairhaven Housing Stimulation and the online Implicit Bias Training program by April 9th.

Fair Housing Challenge: Stand Up for Racial Equity


Dedicated to Diversity

Our members and leaders must know and understand the commitment to diversity and inclusion!

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Click on the link below to find out why Home Ownership Matters!



Are You Getting The Most Out Of The Tax Laws?

Tax Laws

Members may not be aware that the solicitation of potential customers is regulated under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

Telephone Consumer Protection Act

TCPA prohibits text messages to wireless numbers using automated telephone dialing equipment without adequate consent. We have noticed an uptick on issues regarding the TCPA. For more information, below are links to NAR’s website:

When you click on any of the links on our website, they will take you to several different internet sites hosted by other companies. Some of the internet sites we link to are hosted by companies we do business with. For example, Stellar MLS, National Association of Realtors, Florida Realtors, links to County Websites, etc.

These companies provide a service to our members. Other internet sites are hosted by companies we don’t do business with.

We provide these links only as a courtesy to help you find information and services.

We aren’t responsible for the safety, performance or content of these sites or use of the information or services they provide.

These companies may not be subject to privacy laws. They could share your information with other parties.

Read the privacy statements and terms of use on the sites you visit to understand their individual privacy practices.

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