Welcome to Soar
Welcome to the 2021 Soar Virtual Conference. Use this page to navigate to any sessions you missed or wish to rewatch.
9:45am - 9:55am
Welcome and Introduction
Alex Krumm, 2021 RASM President
Morning Sessions 10am - 11am
Real World Real Estate: Investing
Andy Tolbert, The Blue Jeans Broker
Addicted to HGTV and ready to flip a house? Want to build some long-term wealth through rental properties? Learn to do it the RIGHT way to protect the investment and maximize return. Andy Tolbert will discuss the pros and cons of wholesaling, retailing and rentals.
Expanding your International Partnerships
Maria Grulich , Florida REALTORS®, Director of Global Business
An update on Florida Realtors Global Business and Ideas, Tools and Resources for any Realtor wanting to build a team of global partners who can help grow, obtain and maintain international clients.
Modern Home Showing Techniques
Matt Kuchar, Owner at Showami
Showami connects buyer’s agents with showing agents who are willing to show homes for a small fee. You keep your client, your commission, and your life. You can even make a few bucks showing homes! We are a community of agents who are there to help each other.
Afternoon Sessions 11:30am - 12:30pm
Property Appraisals: Determining Values and Issues
Bill Furst, Sarasota County Property Appraiser
Sarasota County’s Property Appraiser, Bill Furst, will explain how properties are valued, Florida’s homestead issues, and portability. Don’t miss this opportunity to answer any questions you might have for our Property Appraiser.
Smart Safety Tips Every Real Estate Agent Should Know
Annette Bentley-Reilly, Icard Merrill
Safety should be one of your top priorities for every meeting, open house, and showing you schedule. September is REALTOR® Safety Month, and with the ups and downs of the last year, the importance of keeping safety at the forefront of your mind is clear. Tune into this session for tips and tricks on how to stay safe as a real estate agent.
Florida REALTORS® Update
Margy Grant, Florida REALTORS®, CEO
This session will cover National update on antitrust attacks on the MLS, Advocacy successes on the national and state levels and updates on Florida REALTORS® products, tools, apps and services.