Realtor Association Announces Merger
Uniting as one:
A merger has taken place between The Realtor Association of the Palm Beaches and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Realtors Association. A vote was held this week to unite the two associations together. United they are going to be called the Realtors of the Palm Beaches and Greater Fort Lauderdale. The merger was received “with a 99% pass and had record. number of members turn out to vote in support of the merger.” Members who were unable to attend the meeting were able to vote by proxy. This is a very exciting time for both boards in Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale.
Once this is complete, the Realtors of the Palm Beaches and Greater Fort Lauderdale will be the third largest realtor association in the country. It will also be one of the largest MLS systems in the country. Together it will have 25,000 realtor members, 30,000 MLS subscribers and over 40,000 online listings.
Benefits of the Association Merger:
Here are a few of the key points as a result of the mergers between the two associations. With it’s vast membership with the combined associations will have huge legislative power. The association now will be the voice to be heard and not ignored. In addition the members will benefit by the extraordinary purchasing power. This is something that a smaller association can not leverage.
The most exciting part for the individual realtor is that the MLS information. The information is feed into an IDX system which powers individual websites. Going forward it will include property listing from Western Broward County, South Palm Beach, North Palm Beach and up to the the Treasure Coast.
For more information visit: the Greater Fort Lauderdale Realtors Association website at www.r-world.com.
For more information contact:
Paul Slutsky, PA