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2017 Scholarship Awards

The Osceola County Association of REALTORS® is now accepting applications for its 2016 Scholarship Awards.  Osceola County High School seniors entering a public or private institute of higher education are eligible to apply for one of four $1000 scholarships offered for the 2016-2017 academic year. To qualify, applicants must submit a 250-word essay, titled: “The […]

eView Q4 2015

Do you find yourself excelling to finish strong this last quarter of the year with power starting goals for 2016? Grow it and plan it with OSCAR’s help! This is something that continually happens and changes. Your newly elected 2016 Officers and Directors have scheduled a strategic planning session to project what is most important […]

Blood Drive

The Community Involvement Committee at OSCAR is doing a MUCH NEEDED Blood Drive on September 12….the day after 9/11.  Will you give the gift of “LIFE”?  It will only take 30 to 45 minutes of your day and give “life” to a person in need.  Consider this your opportunity to pay it forward.  Lunch / […]

Market Watch Q3 2014

Florida continues to be an attractive state for both buyers and sellers. In June, closed sales and prices increased in the single-family home and condo markets. Months’ supply of inventory continues to be balanced with an under six-month supply in both markets. Find out what’s happening in your market. Access local stats at http://www.floridarealtors.org/Research/

eView QT3 2014

The District 12 Event will be taking place in July, RPAC Auction extravaganza, lab tech days, creating memorable slogans and more! Take a look at this quarters eView to get the scoop on everything that’s happened this past quarter and what is coming up next. We have a lot of ground to cover so click […]

Recovery mode – Final Q3

In May, Florida’s real estate market still shows improvement with prices climbing, short sales declining, as well as fewer days on the market. These stats all show the market has stabilized; and we are recovering from the recession. Find out what’s happening in your market.

Double-digit Price Increases Sign of a Bubble

The dreaded “B” word – bubble – escaped the lips of some top real estate analysts at the four-day National Association of Real Estate Editors’ annual conference, which wrapped up this weekend. Double-digit Price Increases Sign of a Bubble While most agreed that homes across the nation are still underpriced, in some markets – Southwest […]

Retirement Moves Make a Comeback

Steven Ramos, a retired letter carrier, estimated his cost of living would drop 80 percent when he moved from New York to a rental community in central Florida. In 12 years, Ramos saw the taxes on his modest 1,200-square-foot house in Queens rise from $1,400 a year to almost $4,000, and other bills climbed as […]

Wide Shaming for Ethics Violators

The California Association of REALTORS® will soon publish the names and photos of members who violate the Code of Ethics in a members-only section. The statewide database will serve as a pilot program, which was recently approved by the National Association of REALTORS®’ Board of Directors.  “We just want to shine a light on the […]

Helping Unmarried Home Buyers Navigate the Purchase

More couples these days are purchasing homes together before they marry, and some do not intend to marry at all. Unwed twosomes need to determine how to hold the title: whether the home will transfer to the surviving partner if the other dies, as joint tenants with the right of survivorship; or whether a percentage […]

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