February 2021 REALTORS® Digest
Volume #2; Week #1
Style Magazine - February 2021 Edition

Have you seen the February edition of Lake & Sumter Style Magazine? Kara Wisely, our 2020 REALTOR® of the Year is featured on the cover and an interview inside. The issue also lists the 2020 Million and Multi-Million Dollar Club recipients.

Take a look!
Did you hear ALL remaining GRI Modules are only
$99.00 each for RALSC members.
WOW! Unheard of!!

This includes:
GRI 103 (March 2nd & 3rd)
GRI 201 (April 15th & 16th)
GRI 202 (May 13th & 14th)
GRI 301 (June 16th & 17th)
GRI 302 (July 21st & 22nd)

Registrations are open for ALL GRI courses!
So register today!

Note GRI modules do not have to be taken in order,
so feel free to jump in at any time! 
Take a listen to Laura Fangman discussing this $99 GRI announcement!
Supra eKey - Payment Management
Supra is excited to share another video to help support our members!

This month they feature Supra eKEY® Payment Management. This feature is available for member to pay their Supra key fees, and including the capability of changing your credit card on file.

Click HERE to watch the short video.
Do You Need Board Store Items?
Since the RALSC board store is now permanently closed, we have partnered with the Real Estate Supply Store (formerly Calendars & More) to bring you your favorite REALTOR® essentials for a great price!

You can shop for your favorite real estate signs, open house registries, REALTOR® branded items and much more!

Use code RALSC10 to get 10% off your order
RPAC Mid-Winter Auction
Last week, RALSC raised nearly $5000 in the RPAC Mid-Winter Auction from Florida Realtors. We had over 2-dozen items in the auction and it was a huge success!

If you would like to know more about RPAC, please contact us at the Association. 353-343-3003
Form Simplicity Webinars
Would you like to learn how to customize Form Simplicity for your business? Then register today to join a FREE, Live Webinar
Working with “My Preferences”

These webinars will cover the “My Preferences” section of Form Simplicity, which allows you to update your account information (email address and/or login ID); set up Form Simplicity/ eSign notifications; and create an Email Signature so it will automatically appear in your Form Simplicity email, Collaboration Invitation email, and eSign email. Members who use eSign will also learn how to create custom eSign templates for their own documents. Two dates available:
BROKERS: Stellar MLS also has a new monthly broker newsletter that will be sent out the 3rd Thursday of every month. Take a look at their January 2021 Newsletter HERE.

Further, Stellar MLS has an upcoming broker roundtable on February 9th, from 9:30am-10:30am. Session topics will include:
  • The new Teams feature in Matrix launching this spring.
  • The Stellar Assist Smart Hub, cutting edge new technology in the research and development phase.
  • How a recent settlement between the National Association of REALTORS® and Department of Justice may impact MLS rules.
  • An open forum to share victories and pain points you have experienced with MLS tools.
To register for the roundtable, use the button below:
Upcoming Education
We have arranged some great educational opportunities for the February. From a safety course, foreclosures and short sales, etc..... take a look:

2/9/2021 at 12:00PM to 4:00PM

2/10/2021 at 9:00AM to 5:00PM

(FR iCE Course)
2/12/2021 at 9:30AM to 12:30PM

2/24/2021 at 9:00AM to 12:00PM

2/24/2021 at 1:00PM to 4:00PM
CI102: Market Analysis for Commercial Investment Real Estate
February 23rd-26th
11 CE Credits!

Cl 102 Students learn BAO mapping and data analytics to help their clients select store locations; others use Tapestry Segmentation to determine demand for apartment properties. Segmentation to determine demand for apartment properties. In Cl 102, you'll work with four case studies covering each of the major property types: office, industrial, multifamily, and retail. 
C2EX Broker Webinar
BROKERS: There is a webinar on February 11th designed to help better understand the Commitment to Excellence (C2EX) platform and its administrative capabilities. Aimed at managing brokers to use with their agents, this webinar will provide information on pulling progress reports, uploading to the library, and assigning users in C2EX.
Please be advised that the Board of Directors will be taking up the proposed recommendations of the Policy Committee for adoption of amendments to the Administrative Procedure Manual and Bylaws on February 18, 2021 at the scheduled Board of Directors ZOOM meeting.
In Case You Missed It...
Homestead Exemption - March 1st deadline
Every person who has legal or equitable title to real property in the State of Florida and in good faith makes it his or her permanent home is eligible to receive a homestead exemption of up to $50,000. The first $25,000 applies to all property taxes. The additional $25,000 applies to any assessed value over $50,000 and only to non-school taxes.
REALTORS® Association of Lake & Sumter Counties, Inc.
3001 State Road 19 South
Tavares, Florida 32778
(352) 343-3003