President - Jason Jakus, Platinum Elite Realty, LLC President Elect - Paula Kiker, Lahaina Realty Treasurer - Robin McKeever, Paul Realty, Inc. Secretary - Donna Guido, Wentworth Realty Group Past President - Karen Swanbeck, VIP Realty Group, Inc.
Returning as One Year Directors
Josh Burdine, RockStar Realty Group
Al Giacalone, RockStar Realty Group
Holly Marth, Real Living Cypress Realty
Bill Steinke, Sellstate Achievers Realty Network
Nominees for Two Year Director (four two-year positions)
Fred Burson, Woodyard & Associates
Joanne Chando, Florida Gulf Coast Property Group
Juliana DaCosta, Juliana DaCosta Realty Group
Jeff Hathy, Jones & Co. Realty
Maggie Morris, Sunrise Realty Network
Kevin O’Keefe, Right Choice Realty
Janet Wallace, Gulf Coast Realty, LLC
Elections will be held online from November 7th – November 13th, 2014. The election results will be announced at the Member Breakfast Meeting on November 14, 2013.
Broker: Joanne Chando, Florida Gulf Coast Property Group Home Inspector: Bill Jurek, The Home Team Inspection Service Lender: Scott DiGregorio, Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. Title: Catherine Anderson, Fidelity National Title Attorney: Ned Hale, Hale Law Group, P.A. Insurance: Dawn Zettler, IRMS
Thursday - September 23rd, 2014
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Passport: $10.00 /Members: $15.00 /Non-Members: $25.00
Think Globally Act LOCALLY
Learn what leading agents around the world are doing to develop their global business.
Learn the skills needed to market international real estate from nationally acclaimed speaker and global business consultant, Doug Devitre, CIPS
Take Your Business Global
According to NAR, foreign buyers have purchased over $15 billion in sales in the State of Florida over the past 12 months ending in March 2013. The Global Lunch & Learn series is designed to introduce you to expert knowledge that will help you learn how and why to diversify your market to include global buyers.
Cost for EACH Lunch & Learn: Passport-$10; Members-$15; Non Members-$25 (includes box lunch)
1) International Real Estate Specialists –
“Your chance to ask and get answers from the best!”
Date: Tuesday, September 30
Panel: Matey Veissi, Vice President 2015 Florida REALTORS®
& Carla Rayman, NAR President’s Liaison to Panama
2) Legalities of Dealing with Foreign Buyers and Investors
Date: Tuesday, October 21
Panel: Bill Flynn, Garey Butler and Richard Jacobson
REALTOR® Action Center Droid App Available
The REALTOR® Action Center mobile app is now available in Droid app stores. The Apple version released earlier this spring. Access the Droid App
Fair Housing at a Glance
The Florida Fair Housing Act declares it illegal to discriminate in the sale, rental, advertising, financing, or providing of brokerage services for housing. Read More...