The NAVIGATOR
Guiding You Toward Success

April 2021
Volume #4; Week #1
The Navigator's distribution date has changed
from Fridays, to Wednesdays.
As a reminder, RALSC will be closed Friday April 2nd for Good Friday
Upcoming April Education & Events
April is going to be a busy month at RALSC... several CE classes... a Broker Summit... Certification class, etc..... check it out!
4/2/2021 at 9:30AM to 12:30PM

4/5/2021 at 9:00AM to 4:00PM

4/7/2021 at 9:00AM to 12:00PM

4/8/2021 at 10:00AM to 12:30PM

4/15/2021 & 4/16/2021

4/19/2021 & 4/20/2021

4/28/2021 at 1:00PM to 3:00PM

4/29/2021 at 9:00AM to 2:00PM
Call to Action:
Affordable housing is under attack in Florida
This is your wake-up call, Florida, and we need your help to save affordable housing. Last week, Senate President Wilton Simpson and Speaker of the House Chris Sprowls unveiled legislation, HB 5401 and SPB 2512, to permanently redirect two-thirds of the housing trust funds each year to sea level rise and wastewater infrastructure projects. 
 
That’s some serious money that won’t be available to teachers, firefighters, nurses and other first responders for housing assistance. If this legislation passes, 66% of the $423 million available in the housing trust funds will go toward priorities other than housing. 
 
This is unacceptable.... continue reading
CDC Extends Renter Eviction Ban Through June
The eviction ban was slated to end on Wednesday, but with 18.4% of tenants behind in rent payments, the CDC decided evictions remain a health hazard.

Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI)
The Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI) symbol is the mark of a real estate professional who has made the commitment to provide a high level of professional services by securing a strong educational foundation.
GRI - 201: Its All About You!
April 15th & 16th 
Only $99.00

Note GRI modules do not have to be taken in order, so feel free to jump in at any time! 

The course work for the At Home with Diversity® (AHWD) certification is designed to enable you to work successfully with and within a rapidly changing multicultural market. It will help you to learn diversity sensitivity, how it applies to U.S. fair housing laws in your business, and ways to develop professional guidelines for working with people in the increasingly multicultural real estate market.
At Home with Diversity (AHWD) Certification
Presented by: Chuck Bonamer

April 19th & April 20th
9:00am-12:00pm, daily via live stream
$59.00 for RALSC Members or Non-Members
Asian American Real Estate Association of America (AREAA)-
Diversity and Fair Housing Summit
Over 50 years ago, the landmark Fair Housing Act of 1968 was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson, giving fair and equal access to housing and homeownership to millions of minorities.

Join this two-day virtual event that will aim to discuss cultural and institutional biases that continue to persist in our country and how to bring and act on solutions to heal our community and our country.

April 28th
FREE
2:00pm-7:00pm
NAR's update to Code of Ethics; Hate Speech
NAR has recently added an important update to its code of ethics regarding hate speech. Take a few minutes to watch the is video with Joel Maxson and then learn even more through NAR's additional resources and training sessions.

Watch the short video below:
REALTORS® Association of Lake & Sumter Counties, Inc.
3001 State Road 19 South
Tavares, Florida 32778
(352) 343-3003