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FREE Webinar for Florida Chapter Members!

“Six Figures Business Planning for Your 2020 Real Estate Career”
with Speaker John Mayfield

A FREE Webinar for Florida REBI Chapter Members Only
Oct 10, 2019
3:00 PM Eastern Time, 2:00 PM Central Time  (US and Canada)

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You must be a member of the Florida REBI Chapter to register for this Webinar. Click here to JOIN the Florida REBI Chapter.



John Mayfield received his real estate license in 1978 at the age of 18. John has been a practicing broker since 1981 and has owned and operated as many as three offices in Southeast Missouri during his real estate career. John has taught pre and post-license real estate courses since 1988. John has earned the ABR®, ABRM, CRB, CIPS, e-PRO®, GRI, RENE, (Real Estate Negotiation Expert) Military and SRS designations throughout his real estate tenure.

John is also a 2015 Graduate from REALTOR® University’s Master of Real Estate Program, and recipient of the Capstone Award for his thesis paper. John has earned both REALTOR-Associate and REALTOR of the Year from his local board and received the 2014 Richard A. Mendenhall Leadership award from Missouri REALTORS®.

John has spoken to thousands of real estate professionals in over 22 countries throughout his speaking career. He is the author of eight books and creator of the “5- Minutes Series for Real Estate Agents,” Cengage Learning, with over 25,000 copies sold. He is the co-author of 21 Mistakes Real Estate Brokers Make and How to Avoid Them, Acclaim Press with Corky Hyatt.

John is also active on a local, state and national level for the REALTORS® Association, and served as the 2010 President of the CRB Council of Real Estate Brokers and Managers

John has two children, Allie and Anne, and he and his wife Kerry live in Farmington, MO, with their French bulldog, Lucy, (who rules the house) where John owns and operates a “virtual” real estate firm, Global Real Estate School and speaks full-time around the U.S. and Globally.


Florida REBI Chapter 2020 Officer Nominees

The Florida REBI Chapter nominating committee presents the slate of nominees for 2020 Officers of the Real Estate Business Institute Florida Chapter. The nominating committee members are Michael Bindman, Israel Ameijeiras, and Jason Jakus. The slate of nominees is as follows:

President – Vicky Santana
Vice President – Sally Suslak
Treasurer – Rory Dubin
Secretary – Rob Brooks
Past President – Jason Jakus

Education News

“Position your Team for Profit” – 1 day C-RETS Elective Course – 7 hours CE

The concept of a real estate team is nothing new. They have existed for decades, but over the past several years, the team concept has evolved and become far more ubiquitous. As the real estate industry progresses and the consumers’ demands on the agent increase, many real estate professionals have begun moving their existing single-agent practice to a more sophisticated and advanced model to better serve their clients and become more profitable.
This up to date course covers:

  • Critical decision-making tools needed to focus on increasing profits while offering superior services.
  • How these techniques can be smoothly integrated into the daily operation of your team.
  • Set financial objectives to achieve superior performance.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand basic financial terms and definitions.
  • Understand a basic financial statement.
  • Implement financial-based decisions to improve productivity and profitability.
  • Identify factors affecting the profitability of a team.
  • Develop an expense budget to monitor your team’s progress.
  • Analyze the effects of operational changes to your bottom line.

WHEN: Tuesday, August 20, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

INSTRUCTOR: Zola Szerencses

CE Credits: 7 hours

REGISTRATION: $139.00 Non-members, $99.00 Florida REBI Chapter members

Morning Coffee provided by the Florida REBI Chapter and Lunch will be graciously provided by:

The Education Sponsor for this class is:

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Meet Us at the Mid-Winter Meetings!

REBI Installation & Awards Breakfast

silent auctionThere will be a silent auction at the breakfast to support the chapter.

Real Estate Brokerage Managers Forum

Florida Realtors 2018 Mid-Winter Business Meetings: Jan. 24 – 27


Online pre-registration is now closed. The registration desk will be open at the Renaissance Orlando during the event.