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CEO ANNOUNCEMENT The Osceola County Association of Realtor’s Board of Directors would like to welcome to the OSCAR Team as the interim CEO…..Dave Garrison, VP of Finance and Professional Development with Florida Realtors. Dave has jumped right in to assist the Staff through this transition. A nationwide search task force has been assigned the duties […]

Fair Housing Protects LGBT People

Court: Fair Housing Protects LGBT People Daily Real Estate News | Monday, April 10, 2017 For the first time, a federal judge has ruled that provisions in the Fair Housing Act protect against LGBT discrimination. The law states that it is illegal to refuse to rent or sell property to anyone based on race, color, […]

Scam alert: Fake Realtor board targets Fla. members

Scam alert: Fake Realtor board targets Fla. members ORLANDO, Fla. – March 6, 2017 – The “Florida Board of Realtors” does not exist, but Florida Realtors members have been receiving a “Final Notice” bill from them in the mail, saying their real estate licenses are in jeopardy. Complaints have come into Florida Realtors from all […]

Donations Needed

  Donations Needed Help Displaced Residents of the UNO Motel Fire Can You Help? The Council on Aging urgently needs our help. As many of you know, they don’t just help the elderly citizens of our county. Just before Christmas, the UNO Motel fire occurred, displacing approximately 250 people.  The Council on Aging took in the refugees who […]

NAR Tech Edge Events Keep Realtors® Apprised of Latest Tools

Media Contact: Cole Henry / 202-383-1290 / Email (link sends e-mail)  WASHINGTON (February 14, 2017) — Technology is transforming how Realtors® conduct business and communicate with clients. Now more than ever, Realtors® know the importance of staying up-to-date with the new and emerging technologies that are essential to the real estate business. To help Realtors® […]

Certified Professional Real Estate Designation

Have you heard about the Certified Real Estate Professional (CRP) Designation?  It’s an exclusive designation offered by the Osceola County Association of REALTORS® designed to help members get up to speed with basic core competencies in real estate.  The classes offered as part of this course of study feature content that focuses on the most […]

ReView Third Quarter 2016

We attended the NAR mid-year meetings in Washington DC in May and had some very productive meetings and committee assignments on the national level. I personally served as a Director and member involved with different committees, as well, and I wanted to give a shout out to Wanda Linscott, Tim Weisheyer, and Veronica Malolos for […]

2017 Nominations Now Open!

OSCAR’s 2016 Nominating Chairperson, Karen Dierickx, has opened the process for nominations for the year of 2017.  If you are interested in serving your association as an officer or director, please complete the attached application no later than June 30th, 2016.  You can send your completed application to both and The nominating committee […]

Realtor University receives accreditation

WASHINGTON – March 8, 2016 – Realtor® University – the only advanced online education institution centered exclusively on real estate – has received accreditation from the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Accreditation has been a top Realtor University priority […]

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