What Is the Florida Real Estate Commission (FREC)
The Florida Real Estate Commission (FREC) was created to educate and regulate real estate licensees. The commission has seven members appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate.
It has the following breakdown:
- Four FREC members must be licensed real estate brokers, who each must have held an active license for five years before they join the commission.
- One member must be a licensed broker or a licensed sales associate who has held an active license for the two years preceding appointment.
- Two members must be people who are not, and have never been, brokers or sales associates.
FREC members are appointed for four-year terms, and at least one member must be at least 60 years of age. (Section 475.02, Florida Statutes)
If a member of the public or another licensee files a complaint against you that is found to have probable cause, you may need to appear before this committee, which holds its meetings in Orlando.