February 2021 REALTORS® Digest
Volume #2; Week #3
This includes:
GRI 103 (March 2nd & 3rd)
Maximize Your Profitability

plus... coming up:
GRI 201 (April 15th & 16th)
GRI 202 (May 13th & 14th)
GRI 301 (June 16th & 17th)
GRI 302 (July 21st & 22nd)
Just $99 each module
Note GRI modules do not have to be taken in order, so feel free to jump in at any time! 
Congratulations to Danielle "Dani" Roberts, of Encore Premier Realty, who was appointed as a member of the Lake County Affordable Housing Advisory Committee.

The Affordable Housing Advisory Committee identifies improvements needed to the housing delivery system, with particular emphasis on the provision of affordable housing to very low and low-income households in Lake County.
Congratulations Dani!
Global 2021 Kick-Off coming Soon!
Join us on March 11th at 1pm as our Global Committee will give you a global experience about International businesses in our local area! All by Zoom.

Additional details coming soon!
Everyone is invited!

Registration is already open... so sign up today!
Sponsored by:
Join us for this free Zoom session each Thursday in March, at 10am!
We'll be going through Simon Sinek's "Start With Why". You can purchase your own copy of the book, borrow one from the library, or download an audible or eCopy from NAR's library:
You can also access the NAR library by downloading the Overdrive app on your smartphone and registering with your NRDS number.
FREE! Just be sure to register for each date so you receive the Zoom links to join!
Have you taken our Member Survey?
As a valued member of our Association, we would like your feedback. It is critical and necessary for planning purposes.

If you have not already completed our member survey, please assist us by completing it. Its only 5 quick questions!
Monthly Statistics
Market statistics from NAR, Stellar MLS and FL REALTORS®  are added to the RALSC website, once they are released to the public.

Be sure to check the website each month for the latest statistical data.
Upcoming March Education
Did you purchase the 2021 Education Pass? It would have been applicable to many of the above courses. Its not too late to purchase your pass. Simply call the Association and you may purchase it over the phone. Need more info on the Pass? Click here: Education Pass FAQs
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In Case You Missed It...
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. 
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.
48 Florida Housing Providers Sued for
Refusing ‘Prior Felony’ Tenants

A suits, filed by single law firm, target Florida property managers who allegedly refused to rent to applicants based on previous criminal convictions. 
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