7
Dec

Florida Division of Real Estate Disciplinary Proceedings

On the Official Internet Site of the Florida Legislature, the 2012 Statutes are listed for the Division of Real Estate.  This is just a sampling of the “Statute 455.225 Disciplinary proceedings.”   “A formal hearing before an administrative law judge from the Division of Administrative Hearings shall be held pursuant to chapter 120 if there are […]

27
Oct

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: […]

2
Dec

Florida’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation Improves Online Applications for Six Professions

It is important for those seeking Florida licenses to know that Florida’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation announced improved online applications for electrical contractors, harbor pilots, veterinarians, community association managers, talent agents and athlete agents. The new online functions will make the licensing and renewal process easier, faster and more cost-effective.  “This enhancement will […]

12
Aug

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 […]

25
Mar

Becoming A Real Estate Agent In Florida

A seven member Florida Real Estate Commission (FREC) functions under The Florida State Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR), Division of Real Estate.   The commission is made up of five real estate licensees that have each been licensees for at least five years, and two persons that have never been licensees. The Florida Real […]