Real Estate for All Tampa Bay Alliance Presents: Focus on Fair Housing - 6CE

When:  Apr 20, 2021 from 8:45 AM to 5:00 PM (ET)

Real Estate for All Tampa Bay Alliance Presents: Focus on Fair Housing - 6CE
Tuesday, April 20th
8:45 am - 5:00 pm
FREE, 6 CE available
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Schedule of Events
8:45 am. - 9:45 a.m.: Intro and Guest Speakers 
City of Tampa and Hillsborough County
10:00 a.m. - Noon: Be the Change - Fair Housing and You (2 CE Hour Class)
Gonzalo Mejia, Florida REALTORS® Instructor
Noon - 1:00 p.m.: Networking Lunch with the Real Estate for All Alliance
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.: Expanding Housing Opportunities (4 CE Hour Class)
Gonzalo Mejia, Florida REALTORS® Instructor


Who said Fair Housing can't also be fun? Join us on April 20th for an action-packed day with a Focus on Fair Housing!

Kicking off the day, we have special guests join us from the City of Tampa and Hillsborough County to share local challenges, success stories, and other Fair Housing-related tips & tricks that REALTORS® should be aware of.

Following our guest speakers, Florida REALTORS® instructor Gonzalo Mejia is on deck with two Continuing Education classes; Be the Change - Fair Housing and You and Expanding Housing Opportunities (session descriptions below). 

This event is hosted and sponsored by the Real Estate for All Tampa Bay Alliance. Throughout the day you will have the opportunity to meet and virtually network with members of the alliance and learn about the different specialty groups in the Tampa Bay Area. You may attend our morning session, our afternoon session, or both, but all attendees are invited to, and will automatically be registered for our roundtable networking session over the lunch hour to get to know our Alliance representatives! 

The fun begins at 8:45 a.m. with our guest speakers from the City of Tampa and Hillsborough County. 

Be the Change - Fair Housing & You! - 2CE
Newsday published the results of a three-year investigation into alleged discrimination by real estate agents in the communities on Long Island, NY. Newsday is an American daily newspaper that primarily serves Nassau and Suffolk Counties and the New York City borough of Queens on Long Island.

This session will provide real estate professionals working in today’s diverse real estate environment with the knowledge and information they need to understand the importance of fair housing laws and ensure they are responsibly practicing real estate in a non-discriminatory fashion.

After this session you will be able to:
• Define and understand the topic of Fair Housing
• Describe Fair Housing Laws
• Explain the seven protected classes
• Recognize activities prohibited under Fair Housing Laws
• Identify exemptions to Fair Housing Laws
• Understand how Fair Housing Laws affect advertising

Expanding Housing Opportunities - 4CE
You have chosen to participate in a movement that is reshaping homeownership in America. The ability to purchase affordable housing is a critical stumbling block for families who want to share in the American Dream.

Homeownership represents the single most critical step in wealth creation. For individuals and their families, it all starts with the ability to purchase an affordable home. And that’s where you come in.

After this session you will be able to:
• Identify your role in affordable housing
• Describe affordable housing and housing opportunities
• Explain how demographic changes impact affordable housing and housing opportunities
• List special considerations for first-time homebuyers
• Identify the benefits of working with housing counselors
• Explain where to locate down payment and closing cost assistance
• Describe qualifying guidelines for convention and government loans
• Explain how housing opportunities can be increased in your community
• Identify opportunities for local advocacy
• Locate resources online and in your local community to educate yourself and your client on affordable

 

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Contact

Kathy Pollard
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kathy.pollard@space321.com