broker: A Broker's Price Opinion (BPO) - 08/31/15 01:05 PM

A broker's price opinion (BPO) is a written opinion of the value of real property. Florida real estate licensees are allowed to prepare and charge for BPOs provided the BPO is not referred to as an appraisal. Price opinions are often requested by relocation companies and lenders involved in short sales of distressed properties (a short sale produces less money than is owed the lender; the lender releases its mortgage so that the property can be sold free and clear to the new purchaser). A licensed or certified appraiser must conduct an appraisal when the valuation assignment involves originating a federally related mortgage … (2 comments)

broker: Sales Associate Change of Address Form RE 10 - 08/15/15 11:28 PM
PERSONAL ADDRESS CHANGE-SALES ASSOCIATE OR BROKER SALES ASSOCIATE (FORM RE 10)This transaction is used to notify the department of changes to the address of the licensee.
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broker: Florida 72 hour Pre Broker Course Online - 08/03/15 03:02 AM
As one of the leading Florida real estate schools, the Rowlett Real Estate School offers Florida Real Estate Courses online, and in the classroom. It has never been so convenient to pass your real estate exams and achieve your Florida Brokers License. You can take our Florida 72 hour Pre Broker Course anywhere in the world from any computer.
In the state of Florida, to obtain a Brokers License you must hold an active real estate sales associate license and complete 24 months of real estate experience during the 5 year period preceding becoming licensed as a broker OR a licensed real estate sales associate.
authority by completing its education and examination requirements. NOTE: … (8 comments)

broker: Study For Your Florida Broker Exam - 07/16/15 11:13 AM
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Edward O'Donnell developed this WONDERFUL broker review tool. This is a new version from the ground up, based on customer and student feedback. It is designed specifically to help you pass the Florida real estate exam such as the multiple choice exam administered by Promissor. Review course material on your PC as you complete various sections of your real estate course and be prepared to pass your course final exam, as well as the state of Florida real estate exam. 
For more Information on this CD-Rom. click here. Price:  $69.95
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broker: Exam Prep Qbank for Brokers only $49 - 07/16/15 01:32 AM

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broker: Post Broker Management Guide, 30 Hour Broker Post Licensing v5.0 - 04/20/15 11:49 PM
Florida Real Estate Brokerage:  A Management Guide, 30 Hour Broker Post Licensing v5.0

   
 
 
Price:  $119.00
   
Credit Hours : 30.00 
This online post–licensing course based on the national Real Estate Brokerage: A Management Guide textbook is tailored to Florida with specific content about state licensing laws, brokerage relationships, handling escrow, and more. Students will learn to become more efficient leaders and managers while fulfilling their licensing requirements. … (1 comments)

broker: Ringing and Singing with Guin White - 01/31/15 01:44 PM
 
Getting to know Guin White was a pleasure.  She is every bit as friendly as she looks. We had a very nice conversation on the phone and I learned that Guin has had her broker’s license for about a month. 
Guin has lived in Santa Fe, New Mexico for eleven years and is now working for Barker Realty in Santa Fe.  Guin is new to ActiveRain but she has already written some great blogs including her latest blog What's To Love About Santa Fe? What's NOT To Love?!
 Guin is a multi-award winning sales professional with integrity and smarts, and she … (2 comments)

broker: 2014 Broker Exam Summary Report - 01/19/15 08:06 AM
The 2014 Florida State Exam Summary Report for the Florida Real Estate Brokers Exam shows that out of 2,2151 graded exams, 1,225 passed and 960 failed on their first attempt at taking the exam.


This report is showing  the passing rate for first time test takers at 57% for 2014.   Out of 2,106 students taking the test for the second time, only 38% passed.  The percentage of students who took the test the second time declined to 19%. 
 
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broker: Florida Online 72hr. Pre Broker Course v5.0 - 12/28/14 04:59 AM
This course is designed to meet the 72–hour education requirement for broker candidates and includes all necessary topics for the broker exam, complete with end–of–unit questions and a practice final exam. Updated to reflect recent 2010 legislation, this course includes practice questions designed to prepare students for the new proficiency state exam requirements. To reinforce key concepts, there is a new Summary of Important Points at the end of each unit.  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
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broker: Florida Real Estate Broker Qbank v3.0 exam prep Online - 12/28/14 04:46 AM
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  The most powerful real estate test engine turned loose on Florida! What do you get when you put over 70 years of licensing and exam preparation experience behind one comprehensive test engine? You get the power to pass the Florida real estate license exam!
The Florida Real Estate QBank for Brokers gives students the power to simulate nearly every test environment imaginable, from full-length licensing exams to single-topic mini-exams. The QBank contains hundreds of questions on national and Florida-specific topics.
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broker: Real Estate License Requirements for Florida Broker - 10/30/14 12:19 AM
Real Estate Broker In order to qualify for a Brokers licenese in Florida,  you must hold an active real estate sales associate license and complete 24 months of real estate experience during the 5 year period preceding becoming licensed as a broker OR a licensed real estate sales associate or broker who has real estate experience in another state may apply the experience toward a Florida real estate broker license if the applicant has held an active sales associate or a current and valid broker license for at least 24 months during the preceding 5 years. The real estate license must have … (0 comments)

broker: A broker's price opinion (BPO) - 10/01/14 07:22 AM
 
A broker's price opinion (BPO) is a written opinion of the value of real property. Florida real estate licensees are allowed to prepare and charge for BPOs provided the BPO is not referred to as an appraisal. Price opinions are often requested by relocation companies and lenders involved in short sales of distressed properties (a short sale produces less money than is owed the lender; the lender releases its mortgage so that the property can be sold free and clear to the new purchaser). A licensed or certified appraiser must conduct an appraisal when the valuation assignment involves originating a federally related … (1 comments)

broker: FAQ: What is the Best Study Aid for the Florida Broker Exam? - 08/25/14 03:40 AM
Our Florida Broker Windows CD-ROM  is by far the best study aid you can get to help you pass your Florida Pre Broker Exam. To Order This CD-Rom. click here. Price:  $69.95
 
Interactive Questions and Answers to Help You Pass Your Broker Exam
Edward O'Donnell developed this WONDERFUL broker review tool. This is a new version from the ground up, based on customer and student feedback. It is designed specifically to help you pass the Florida real estate exam such as the multiple choice exam administered by Promissor. Review course material on your PC as you complete various sections of your … (1 comments)

broker: BROKERAGE OFFICE OPERATIONS - 08/23/14 11:55 PM
 
BROKERAGE OFFICE OPERATIONS
 
I.             THE BROKER'S OFFICE
 
All sales associates must be registered and work from an active broker's office or branch office. Sales associates may not work for themselves unless they acquire a broker's license. Every active broker must have a registered office, although the office does not have to be located in Florida. If the office is not located in Florida, the broker must agree in writing that he or she will cooperate with any office investigation.
By definition an "office" must be at least one enclosed room of stationary construction where negotiations take place and … (0 comments)

broker: Transaction Broker Relationships and Duties - 08/21/14 10:54 AM
Transaction broker relationship
The broker may work as a transaction broker for the buyer and/or the seller (presumed relationship) Transaction brokers provide limited representation The buyer or seller is not responsible for the acts of the licensee Parties give up their right to undivided loyalty Allows licensee to facilitate the transaction by assisting both buyer and seller A written disclosure notice is not required for residential real estate transactions when a transaction broker relationship is established

Duties of a transaction broker Deal honestly and fairly Account for all funds Use skill, care, and diligence in the transaction Disclose all known facts that … (1 comments)

broker: Ostensible Partnership - 08/21/14 10:27 AM
If two parties are not partners, they must be careful not to give the impression they are.
An ostensible partnership (or quasi-partnership) exists where there is no real partnership, but the parties act or do business in such a manner that the public, having no knowledge of the parties' private relations, reasonably would assume that a partnership exists.
Ostensible partnerships are considered fraudulent and deceitful, and any licensees who operate as ostensible partners are subject to discipline.
Ostensible partners also may be liable for each other's debts and torts. Brokers sometimes share office space but conduct their businesses … (1 comments)

broker: Applying for A Broker License - 07/24/14 10:08 PM
Broker Applicants must have held an active sales associate license under one or more brokers in any state or foreign jurisdiction for 24 months in the preceding 5 years, before applying for the State Exam, or worked as a salaried employee of a governmental agency performing real estate services.
Working under an owner-developer does not count unless the employer also holds a broker license. Brokers licensed in another state for 24 months during the preceding 5 years must also meet the experience requirements to be a Florida broker.
The broker applicant must pass with a score of at least 70% … (2 comments)

broker: Continuing Education For Brokers and Sales Associates - 06/30/14 11:42 AM
Florida Continuing Ed By Mail - includes Fax back Open Book Exam For Only $20 You can do your Continuing Educaiton at home with our open book exam that you can Fax back for us to grade. We will mail you a course book with the test included.
Your course credits will be reported the same day electronically to the DBPR after your exam is graded and a Course Completion Certificate will be mailed to you for your records. It is your responsibility to renew your license.
Fax To: 866-879-1722 CORE LAW; If core law is all you need, we can … (0 comments)

broker: What Sets Us Apart - 06/23/14 10:27 AM
What Sets You Apart: Your Value Added Benefit? An ActiveRain Contest
 
There are a number of things that set Rowlett Real Estate School apart from other Real Estate Schools.  But if you were to ask my students, they would tell you that the number one thing that sets me apart as a real estate instructor is the quality of training that I provide for my students. 
Every student is different.  They come with different backgrounds and levels of education with ages ranging from 18 to 65.  I have a talent for reaching each students learning potential and it starts with making them feel comfortable with themselves in the classroom and … (7 comments)

broker: FAQ: How Long Do I need To Keep Records? - 06/23/14 02:14 AM
 
Record Keeping
Florida law requires brokers to retain for five years:Broker relationship disclosure documents and buyer broker agreements for all residential transactions that result in a written contract to purchase and sell property.
 
All nonresidential transactions that utilize designated sales associatesinclude files of properties that fail to close.
 
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