Periodically, AREA shall send out news bulletins to students to try to keep them informed of real estate law changes or industry developments/trends. If you do not receive notices periodically from AREA, please update your student record with the office so that AREA can keep you informed.
Florida Real Estate Appraisal Board (FREAB):
The FREAB is headquartered in Orlando and consists of seven members. The FREAB administers and enforces the real estate appraiser license law, Chapter 475, Part II, Florida Statutes the board is also empowered to pass rules that enable it to implement its statutorily authorized duties and responsibilities. These rules are contained in Chapter 61J1, Florida Administrative Code. All appraisers in Florida should be familiar with the statute and rules, along with chapters 455, 215, 120, and 20, Florida Statutes, as well as the uniform standards of Professional Appraisal Practice.
Licensees should attend these important regulatory meetings to better understand and become a part of the process. It is at these meetings that the rules governing real estate licenses are discussed and decided. All FREAB meetings are held at the Division of Real Estate Headquarters in Orlando, and
begin at 8:30 AM unless stated otherwise. Meeting dates are subject to change. Click here to view the list of upcoming dates.
Internet Recommended Links and Information Available for Download:
AREA has compiled several internet sites and links that will benefit individuals interested in starting their own business. Links on the main page will assist any new business or individual and additional links have been grouped by the three core programs taught by AREA. Just click here to view the business links and the various internet sites recommended by your instructor. Information under these pages is available for download that will be helpful in your education and career. Sites are added and updated periodically. Please check back from time to time to insure that you keep informed.
Online Course Free Demo:
If you interested in becoming an online student and wish to try a course demo you can sample the style and format of the course providers:
For Dearborn courses click here
For Thomson-CompuTaught courses click here
School Store - Student Discount:
Students wishing to purchase reference books and tools available for sale shall receive a special discounted price. Click here to reach the Student Section of the School Store.
Florida Real Estate Appraisal Board of Statues & Rules.
Florida Administrative Code: Chapter 61 - Department of Business and Professional Regulation.