To sell real property in Florida, a person must have a license from the Florida Division of Enterprise and Skilled Regulation. (g) An individual may not fail or refuse to look on the time and place designated in a subpoena issued with respect to a violation of this chapter, unless because of information which are ample to excuse appearance in response to a subpoena from the circuit courtroom; nor might an individual who’s present earlier than the fee or a member thereof or one in every of its approved representatives acting under authority of this chapter refuse to be sworn or to affirm or fail or refuse to answer totally any query propounded by the fee, the member, or such representative, or by any person by the authority of such officer or appointee; nor may any person, so being present, conduct herself or himself in a disorderly, disrespectful, or contumacious manner.
Each time the fee determines that another jurisdiction doesn’t offer nonresident licensure to Florida licensees substantially similar to these afforded to licensees of that jurisdiction by this section, the commission shall require licensees of that jurisdiction who apply for nonresident licensure to fulfill education, experience, and examination necessities considerably similar to those required by that jurisdiction with respect to Florida licensees who seek nonresident licensure, to not exceed such requirements as prescribed in ss. 475.17(2) and (6) and 475.one hundred seventy five.
Below sure circumstances, which the fee shall set forth by rule, a licensee might disburse property from the licensee’s escrow account without notifying the commission or employing one of many procedures listed in sub-subparagraphs a.-d. If the customer of a residential condominium unit delivers to a licensee written notice of the client’s intent to cancel the contract for sale and buy, as approved by s. 718.503, or if the client of real property in good faith fails to fulfill the phrases in the financing clause of a contract for sale and purchase, the licensee may return the escrowed property to the purchaser without notifying the commission or initiating any of the procedures listed in sub-subparagraphs a.-d.
(c) A broker could not make use of, or proceed in employment, any particular person as a gross sales affiliate who is not the holder of a legitimate and current license as sales affiliate; but a license as gross sales affiliate may be issued to an individual licensed as an energetic dealer, upon request and surrender of the license as dealer, with out a fee in addition to that paid for the issuance of the dealer’s lively license.
(c) An individual who has been licensed as an actual property sales affiliate in Florida through the previous 5 years may not be licensed as a real property broker unless, along with the other requirements of legislation, she or he has completed the sales associate postlicensure educational necessities, if these requirements have been prescribed by the commission pursuant to paragraph (three)(a).