About the Association

The original charter was granted to Lake County Real Estate Board on October 22, 1923.

On October 23, 1925 the Tavares Realty Board applied for membership in the National Association of Real Estate Boards. A charter was issued to Mount Dora Real Estate Board in March 1929.

On September 27, 1935, the Real Estate Board of Lake County, Florida applied for membership in the National Association of Real Estate Boards.

History of the Association

In February 1951, the Leesburg Board of REALTORS® was formed. Jurisdiction was noted as City of Leesburg and immediate vicinity, including Lady Lake, Fruitland Park, and suburban Okahumpka.

In 1995, Leesburg Board of REALTORS® became Mid State Association of REALTORS® in January 1997.

Many individual members of the respective boards served with distinction on various FAR and NAR committees as members and/or chairs.

Mission Statement

REALTORS® Association of Lake & Sumter Counties, Inc. is to be the LEADER in our industry and the VOICE of REAL ESTATE in our community by PROVIDING EXCEPTIONAL EDUCATION and SERVICES to our Members.

Antitrust Statement

RALSC is a not-for-profit corporation whose shareholders and customers are engaged in similar businesses and provides services to our shareholders.

Whenever such persons engaged in similar businesses gather, or when corporations provide services to such similar businesses, there is a risk of antitrust liability or of the appearance of anti-competitive activity.

RALSC has adopted strict policies to avoid any such liability or appearances. Any departure from these policies could result in severe civil and criminal penalties to you as individuals, to your company and to our Association/board.