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If you are opening a new real estate franchise in south

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If you are opening a new real estate franchise in south Florida do you need to have a license
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  N Cal Attorney replied 4 months ago.

Thank you for question.

The answer is yes.

states that a license is required fro anyone who is

Advertising or attempts to advertise real property of another for compensation, or

Representing that you are engaged in the business of brokerage activity.

states: "it is a third-degree felony for someone to act as a real estate broker or sales associate without a license from the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation (DBPR)."

A sole proprietor who owns a brokerage must be licensed, but there may be a way around that requirement is the business is owned by a corporation, see

I hope this information is helpful.

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