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DBPR Real Estate License Defense: What Florida Realtors Should Know

  It is important to seek legal advice early in the process if you are a real estate salesperson, agent, or broker who is in the initial phases of a Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) Florida Real Estate Commission (FREC) investigation or has received a letter from a DBPR investigator concerning a complaint […]

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Florida Real Estate License Defense: What Agents & Brokers Need to Know

The Department of Business and Professional Regulation  (DBPR) through the Florida Real Estate Commission (FREC) regulates Florida Real Estate Agents and Brokers.  It is important for agents and brokers to be aware of causes of Florida license defense needs. Some of the most common complaints made against Florida Real Estate Licensees are: Commingling Client’s trust […]

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Top Legal Questions about Florida Real Estate Commission (FREC)

Are you facing an investigation regarding your Florida Real Estate License? You may have to defend yourself before the Florida Real Estate Commission (FREC). FREC, headquartered in Orlando, is a division of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) which is located in Tallahassee, Florida.   I have received an Administrative Complaint from FREC. […]

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Facing DBPR Administrative Complaint in Florida? Here’s What to Do.

The Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) is the state agency, located in Tallahassee, Florida, which licenses and regulates businesses and professionals in the State of Florida. Our law firm focuses on the representation of business licensees and their facilities before DBPR. The DBPR regulates alcohol and tobacco licenses, hotels and restaurants, real estate agents, […]

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Florida Real Estate Brokers: Be Careful with Clients’ Money

We all make mistakes, but if you’re a licensed real estate broker in the State of Florida and are found guilty of mishandling funds entrusted to you by a client, or otherwise owed to your clients, your license could be revoked and you could face fines of up to $5,000 for each violation. If you […]

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Too much holiday partying? Florida Real Estate Brokers: Commit a Crime, Do Your Time, Lose Your License?

If you’re a licensed real estate broker in the State of Florida and you are convicted of a crime, even one unconnected to your profession and committed outside Florida, you may not only serve time in prison and be made to pay thousands of dollars in criminal fines, you could also lose your license, and […]

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Florida Real Estate Brokers: Have You Been Accused of False Advertising?

We all make mistakes, but if you’re a licensed real estate broker in the State of Florida and are found guilty of false advertising, your license could be revoked and you could face fines of up to $5,000 for each violation. If you are a licensed real estate broker in Florida and have received an […]

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Florida Real Estate Brokers: Have You Been Accused of Fraud or Misrepresentation?

We all make mistakes, but if you’re a licensed real estate broker in the State of Florida and are found guilty of fraud, misrepresentation, or any other form of dishonesty in any business-related transaction, your license could be revoked even if this is your first-ever offense and you could face fines of up to $5,000 […]

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Florida Real Estate Brokers: Don’t Forget to Register!

Did you know that if you are a licensed real estate broker in the State of Florida, and fail to register a branch office located outside the county or city you are licensed to practice in, your license could be suspended and you could face fines of up to $1,000 for each violation? If you […]

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Florida Real Estate Brokers: Don’t Forget to (Place a) Sign!

Did you know that if you are a licensed real estate broker in the State of Florida, and fail to place a sign on or near the entrance of each of your offices, or if your sign is missing certain information, your license could be suspended and you could face fines of up to $1,000 […]

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