25
Apr

The State of Florida Real Estate Commission (FREC)

The Florida Real Estate Commission, or commonly referred to as FREC,  is a part of the Division of Real Estate as well as the Florida Real Estate Appraisal Board, or FREAB.  These divisions are all under the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, or DBPR. FREC has seven members appointed by the Governor of Florida and the Florida Senate confirms the members.  […]

9
Jul

Permissible Activities of an Unlicensed Assistant in the State of Florida

  The following Permissible Activities of an Unlicensed Assistant, was listed on Florida’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s, Division of Real Estate, Florida Real Estate Commission: Permissible Activities of an Unlicensed Assistant Unlicensed assistant is defined as support staff for a real estate corporation or other licensed individuals. • Answer the phone and forward […]

10
Sep

Renewing CPA Licenses in Florida

The following information appeared on Florida’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s website under Division of Certified Public Accounting.  We advise anyone interested in obtaining information on Florida’s licenses to contact the DBPR for the most current information. Renewing a current active (Florida) CPA license consists of: Evidencing completion of continuing professional education (CPE) credits […]

12
Apr

Florida Insurance Commissioner Orders Entities to Cease and Desist Sale of Unlicensed Insurance Products

by   Jack McDermott    and       Brittany Benner April 09, 2010 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Surety insurance involves a bond that guarantees the performance of a contract – most often related to construction projects.Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty announced the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (Office) has issued two separate cease and desist orders to companies for selling unauthorized surety […]

23
Mar

Department of Business and Professional Regulation Sweeps Miami for Unlicensed Veterinarians

March 3, 2010 MIAMI—Yesterday, the Department of Business and Professional Regulation completed an unlicensed veterinarian sweep at the Calder Casino & Race Course. Department investigators and inspectors had checked 22 licenses, conducted inspections of the veterinary trucks on-site and found 100 percent compliance with the state licensing and regulatory requirements. “Ensuring that veterinarians meet state […]