Broker License applicants must have held an active real estate license in any state for at least 2 out of the previous 5 years. Florida Realtors, the state Realtor association for the Sunshine State, today alerted its 165,000 members that an entity claiming to be the Florida Board of Realtors” — which does not exist — had sent out fake bills for $225 to several members across the state.
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Many people visit, but the numbers of people that reside in the scenic state make it the fourth most populous state in the US. The beauty is in the Florida luxury home market, which offers magnificent waterfront homes, stately mansions, exquisite condos and golf estates set in a desirable subtropical or tropical climate.
As almost all the elements of a healthy real estate market are already set in place-an increasing job market, the influx of both domestic and overseas migrants, and high fertility rates, declining mortgage interest rates, and a scarcity of undeveloped land-these factors will help to make the real estate industry here a robust and thriving one again.
Those who delay buying their dream home in Florida may soon find that they have to pay considerably more for the same property in just a few months,” advises the report’s author, Howard Liggett, president of Distressed Real Estate Consulting Services.