President’s Message: 2016

The Tallahassee Board of REALTORS® is a wonderful organization which has been serving it members since 1935. Our association is rich in accomplishments. But the thing that has kept TBR strong throughout the years, is adhering to guiding principles. These principles are in the Strategic Plan that was updated earlier this year, and these principals […]

Galloway Scholarship Report

Editor’s Note: Mary Applegate was awarded a Galloway Scholarship in 2014. Applications for the 2015 scholarship are being accepted through January 30, 2015. I want to thank the Tallahassee Board of REALTORS® and the Galloway Scholarship committee for providing me a scholarship in 2014 to complete my Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI) designation. I strongly encourage […]

President’s Message: Thank You

To TBR’s REALTORS® and Affiliate business partners:  Thanks for a great year! We have made great strides in getting recognition for ALL that you do for our local community! It helps bring home our message that REALTORS® are truly locally driven, and there is NO industry that “gives back” like REALTORS® and our business partners.  […]

2015 Leadership Academy

A message from the Leadership Academy Deans, Debbie Kirkland and Mike Ferrie  Debbie: Now is your chance to answer the call of active engagement in a leadership role in your industry. The Tallahassee Board of REALTORS® Leadership Academy is an introduction to the structure of our association, the challenges of our industry, and the role […]

The Extra Mile Award

The Tallahassee Board of REALTORS® has had the Extra Mile Award for some time—a way for members to give recognition to fellow REALTORS® and Affiliates who go “above and beyond”—but who do so without an expectation of award beyond a job well done: our hidden gems. In some ways, the award itself has been a […]

REP: REALTOR® Enrichment Program

If you plan on being an educated and informed REALTOR® then you will save money with a REP pass. A REP pass purchased at TBR gets you into the majority of the classes that the Board offers throughout the year, at no additional cost. It is a low-priced way to take as many classes you […]

The Power of a Team

What is a team? Being part of a team provides a feeling of security. It embeds an image in our minds of a large group working together. But probably the most powerful feeling that a team provides is the feeling of accomplishment, knowing that as an individual, you are part of a bigger picture and […]

FDA Services: Your Health Insurance Solution

The Tallahassee Board of REALTORS® has partnered with FDA Services to provide insurance options for TBR members. FDAS is here to assist members with choosing the best healthcare options for themselves, their family, and their employees. We will be here through the implementation of the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act (PPACA), to help TBR members […]

REALTOR®: The Value of the Mark

Did you know that an independent marketing firm valued the REALTOR® trademark at $3 billion? Even in U.S. government terms, that’s a lot of money! In 1916, members of the then National Association of Real Estate Exchanges thought it was vitally important to distinguish real estate licensees that were practicing under a more stringent standard […]