September 2019 REALTORS Digest
President's Reports
The following message was emailed to all RALSC members on August 12th pertaining to the current status of the Association.

This first message, as well as any future messages, will be available utilizing the tab on the home page of the Association's website.
The Basic and Advanced classes offered are FREE; included in your MLS subscription. Take for the first time or as a refresher!
The basic classes (Basic, Compliance 101, Adding & Editing) are normally held at the beginning of each month.

 September 5th:
9:00am: Basic
1:00pm: Compliance 101
2:30pm: Adding & Editing

They will also be taught at RALSC on Oct 3rd and Nov. 7th.
The advanced classes ( Advanced Matrix, Transaction Desk, Marketing Tools, CMA Tools, etc .) are usually taught toward the end of each month.

Note : No advanced classes will be taught in September. The next Advanced Classes will be October 24th.
Webinar: Making the Most of Your Next Direct Mail Campaign 

Join RPR for a special webinar as they review the top use cases for direct mail. They'll walk you through how to use RPR to generate mailing labels to your targeted market.
Governmental Affairs Corner
This is a new area we created in the Monthly Digest. We will cover legislative and community awareness updates in Lake & Sumter Counties

Have you met Kyle Tetzlaff? Kyle has accepted the appointment of Governmental Affairs Director . His focus at the Association will be RPAC, and local government, a core standard of our Association.
  • The Hidden River Lakes community development plat in Tavares has passed.
  • The subject property is 222 acres in size and the plat consists of 68 large lots for single family development as permitted.
  • The plat has been reviewed by city staff and meets the requirements of Ordinance 2019-03, the City of Tavares Land Development Regulations, and the City of Tavares Comprehensive Plan.
  • The concept for a primitive camping sight at the Tavares Nature Park was voted down by the Tavares City Council, with a 4-0 unanimous vote.
  • City of Leesburg Building Permit Fee Schedule
  • The existing building permit fee schedule for the city of Leesburg has been repealed (via Resolution No. 10,330). An amended building permit fee schedule date will be provided soon.
If you are not currently an REALTOR Political Action Committee (RPAC) participant and would like more information, please contact the Association at 352-343-3003.
Did you know you can now pick up a voter registration form at our office? If you need to update your voter information or register to vote for the first time, feel free to pick up a form at our office in Tavares! Election season is around the corner and your vote matters!
New Affiliate Members
If you need a pest control company, title company, bank, mortgage company, photography services, home inspector, etc, etc... be sure to check out our Affiliate Members first!
Bonnie Whicher Photography
Bonnie Whicher
459 Laura Lane
Mount Dora, FL 32757
Eagle Comprehensive
Home Inspections
Jason Betts
9334 E Sweetwater Dr.
Inverness, FL 34450
Eagle Comprehensive
Home Inspections
John Marqua
9334 E Sweetwater Dr.
Inverness, FL 34450
K&M Hardwood Floors, LLC
Deana MacKenzie
33001 Damon Court
Leesburg FL 34788
Mortgage Financial Group
Lindsey Fenlon
1100 E. Alfred St.
Tavares, FL 32778
Professional Title Agency
Kent Rayborn
221 N Hwy 27 Ste F
Clermont, FL 34711
" Do Business with the Individuals that support Your Industry "
Education & Events
Below are classes and events coming up in September
September is REALTOR ® Safety Month. RALSC is offering two different classes , each with CE credits

Back by popular demand! On Sept 18th, our YPN Committee will hold a Q&A session consisting of a panel discussion of "Legends " vs. "Millennials " and how they succeed in business.

Both Core Law and Code of Ethics are coming to RALSC September 24th. Take one or both to fulfill your license requirements.

RALSC Membership
Welcome new members to RALSC!
Here is a list of the new RALSC members for August 2019.

REAL SAFE AGENT USERS : a new video has been released to explain how to redeem your points. Click the link below to watch the short video.

And if you are a REALTOR ® /BROKER member of RALSC and are not yet using Real Safe Agent, click the additional button below to get you started!
Also, Real Safe Agent Training classes
are coming to RALSC October 1st:
REALTORS ® Statistics
The latest statistics are out!

Market statistics from NAR, Stellar MLS and FL REALTORS® are added to the RALSC website each month, once they are released to the public.

Be sure to check the website each month for the latest statistical data.
New Real Estate Offices
New Millennium Realty
Brian Cox
44 SE 1st Ave
Suite 214
Global Properties Realty & Investments, LLC
Larissa Ortiz
4585 SE 57th Ln
Ocala, Florida 34480
Leonard R Terry, Broker
Len Terry
2803 Eagle Lake Drive
Clermont, FL 34711
NAI Heritage, LLC
Randal Buss
2605 SW 33rd, Suite 200
Ocala, FL 34471
New Millennium Realty
Brian Cox
44 SE 1st Ave, Suite 214
Ocala FL 34471
Realty Connect
Teri Paduano
2141 W Norvell Bryant Hwy
Lecanto, FL 34461
Sellstate Superior Realty
Greg Kelly
805 CR 466, Ste 101
Lady Lake, FL 32159
September Monthly Door Prize
Presented by
National Property Inspections (NPI)
Jim McTague
Wow! A great coffee-theme basket with a coffee press, ceramic decanter, gourmet coffee, biscotti, coffee cups, napkins, cookies, etc!
Thank you Jim!
Drop your business card each time you visit RALSC for a chance to win the monthly door prize. The drawing takes place at 5:00 p.m. on the last day of each month.
Coming soon:
REALTORS® Association of Lake & Sumter Counties, Inc.
3001 State Road 19 South, Tavares, Florida 32778
PHONE: (352) 343-3003
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