Florida Real Estate/Appraisal Boards and DUIs

The following question and answer appeared on the Florida Realtor’s Website: Q: I am a real estate broker and an appraiser. I just entered a plea of nolo contendere to DUI (a misdemeanor). Is there a duty to report this misdemeanor to the Florida Real Estate Commission or the Florida Real Estate Appraisal Board? A: […]


2010/2011 Real Estate and Appraiser Instructor Seminars Announced by Florida’s Division of Real Estate

ORLANDO—In July, the Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s Division of Real Estate announced the 2010/2011 Real Estate and Appraiser Instructor Seminars. The division will hold four one-day seminars in Miami, Clearwater, Orlando and Tallahassee. For the first time, the division is partnering with Florida Realtors® to hold an instructor seminar in conjunction with the Florida […]


Florida Real Estate Appraisers

The Florida Real Estate Appraisal Board (FREAB) is an agency that  administers and enforces the federal and state laws concerning real estate appraisal in the state of Florida. It can pass rules and take measures to ensure its full compliance by the licensed real estate appraisers. Florida Real Estate Appraiser Board offers licenses, as well, […]


Becoming a Florida Certified Residential Appraiser

The candidate must complete 200 classroom hours of board-approved courses covering the topics required by the FREAB in subjects related to real estate appraisal. This must include 15 hours of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice(USPAP). Past courses may be approved by the board and could be substituted on an-hour-for-hour basis. You must provide […]