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Amazing General Membership Meeting!

The West Pasco Board of Realtors would like to express our sincere gratitude to Paul Friedlander of Total Title Solutions and Don and Kasie Copeland of American Mortgage Service Company for providing lunch to everyone who attended our General Membership Meeting. Everyone enjoyed the delicious food. We hope you know how much you are appreciated.
We also want to thank our guest speakers, David Engel and Rich Jenkins, Pasco County Office of Economic Growth. They were both a wealth of information and did such a great job letting us know how much Pasco County is growing! We appreciate the time they spent with us.
If you would like to view the Pasco County slide presentation in a .pdf format, please click here.

                 

 

 

Thriving in a Changing Market with Bill Middleton a Big Success!

On behalf of the West Pasco Board of Realtors Education Committee, we would like to thank Bill Middleton for making the trip to Florida to give his presentation. Bill did an outstanding job!
We would also like to thank Sheri Horvath, Bill’s Director of Operations, for all the communications with Diana at the Board to put this program together.
We especially want to thank our Business Partner Sponsors for providing such a fabulous lunch from Arlisa’s Events. Great job Megan!
We want to thank everyone who took time out of their busy schedules to attend this great program!
A tremendous thank you to Cookie Miller and Jessica Schmidt for teaching, “Step By Step CMA Presentation.” You took a complex subject and superbly presented it in a clear and easy to understand format. You gave everyone all the information they will need to do an excellent CMA for their clients. Great job ladies!
 
We would also like to thank Tina Gordon of Lincoln Lending Group for providing a wonderful variety of delicious refreshments. For all your financing needs, please call Tina at 904-334-9391.

Special thanks to Connie Lucco and Catherine Trovato Miller for teaching, “List Your Way To Success.” You did a great job explaining the process from beginning to end. Your presentation was clear, concise and very motivating. Everyone loved the great handouts!
 
We would also like to thank Xavier Oliver and Robyn Liska of Habitat For Humanity of Pinellas and West Pasco Counties for providing refreshments for this class. The Strawberries and Bananas were so fresh and delicious and everyone loved the great assortment of muffins and other pastries.
 
You can learn more about Habitat by calling 727-536-4755.

 

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My Buyer’s Full-Price Offer Was Rejected?

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: https://housingfunds4housing.org/. 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!

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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:
https://www.nar.realtor/legal/complying-with-federal-regulations/do-not-call-registry/the-telephone-consumer-protection-act
https://www.nar.realtor/search-results?qu=Realtor%20Videos%20TCPA

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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West Pasco County is situated along the Nature Coast of Florida over-looking the beautiful blue-green waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Blanketed in Florida sunshine and flowing with neighborhood unity, each community in West Pasco holds a unique history and captivating charm.