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Course Evaluation Request Form Replaced (May 2017)

Form 2090b, Request for Course Evaluation, has been replaced by DBPR RE 18, Education Course Approval Application.





New broker state license exam became effective December 1, 2015.

The new TILA/RESPA Integrated Mortgage Disclosure Rule was effective for loan applications made after October 3, 2015. The DBPR began testing the Closing Disclosure changes on December 1, 2015. Broker examinees will have eight questions that may include calculation of documentary stamp taxes and intangible taxes as well as tax and rent prorations. Examinees must also know where the expenses, prorations, sales price, and mortgage balances are shown on the Closing Disclosure.





2014 Updated Rules Report

61J2-24.005 Revocation, repealed effective December 21, 2014. A case involving the Pharmacy Board has led the FRECís legal counsel to recommend repealing Rule 61J2-24.005. The case law indicates that Professional Boards do not have the authority to establish the conditions for revocation. Revocation is in statute. Therefore, the Commission repealed Rule 24.005 which set forth conditions under which licensees who had been revoked could not reapply for licensure for a period of five years. After the repeal of Rule 61J2-24.005, F.A.C. becomes effective, December 21, 2014, all instances of revocation of a real estate license (or permit) will be permanent.

61J2-20.054 Public Comment, effective August 3, 2014. This rule establishes the parameters for a member of the public to make comments during a FREC meeting.

61J2-1.011 License Fees and Examination Fees, effective June 29, 2014. This rule reduced the real estate license fees.





Effective August 11, 2014 the Division of Real Estate has an active mutual recognition agreement with the State of Illinois.

Effective June 30, 2014 the Division of Real Estate no longer has an active mutual recognition agreement with the State of Indiana.

Go to http://www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/re/MutualRecognition.html for more information.



The Divsion of Real Estate has revised the Candidate Information Booklet. The booklet was revised on April 16, 2014.





The Division of Real Estate has made the following forms available for your use:  

DBPR Item Writing Guidelines
Form2090a FREAB Request for Course Evaluation Rev. 11/07
Form 2090b FREC Request for Course Evaluation  Rev. 11/07




Real Estate instructors can now download and print FREC-approved  exams. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to open the exams. 

The exams are located in a restricted access area.   Contact your Client Experience Manager at 866-335-6722 or e-mail to recemteam@kaplan.com to receive the pin(s) for the exams. 

Pin numbers will be given only to school permit holders and department heads.

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