Florida ARECS Resources

Attorney Members, Real Estate Professionals, Consumers

Florida ARECS is dedicated to providing the most up-to-date and relevant resources for its Attorney Members, as well as helping fellow Real Estate professionals and guiding consumers.

News

New Realtor® Orientation Materials Updated

We are pleased to announce that the materials used in the New Realtor® Orientations in Southeast Florida have been updated for 2024 to include sections on new laws governing condominiums and...

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Blog

Scam Involving Sale of Vacant Lots is Back: Don’t Get Fooled Again!

By Melissa Jay Murphy, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, The FundOver the last few months, the Florida real estate industry has experienced an ever-increasing volume of...

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VIDEOS



Debbie Lanning's Story
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Mary Stuart Day
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Overview
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Realtor Seminar: Dealing with...
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Recent Real Property Case Law...
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The Importance of Title Insurance
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The Originator
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The Palma Family's Story
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Tommy Bryant's Story
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GUIDES & PUBLICATIONS


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Tips on Selling a Home in Florida
Marshall C. Deason, Jr., Board Certified Real Estate Lawyer Tampa Bay Business Law, LLP

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Tips on Buying a Home in Florida
Marshall C. Deason, Jr., Board Certified Real Estate Lawyer Tampa Bay Business Law, LLP

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Buyer Interview
Interview sheet to help make the real estate selling experience a pleasant one.

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Seller Interview
Interview sheet to help make the real estate selling experience a pleasant one.

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FIRPTA Flowchart
View each step in the FIRPTA transaction process.

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The Florida Realtors/Florida Bar “New” Contracts & Riders
Modified existing riders and published new ones, all effective November 1, 2021.

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Buyer Pre-Closing Checklist
Checklist of steps required before closing when selling a house.

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Seller Pre-Closing Checklist
Checklist of steps required before closing when buying a house.

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Why You Should Involve a Real Estate Attorney in Your Closing
Information on what a Real Estate Attorney can do for you when closing on a house.

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Realtor® Education Library Guide
Summary of available Florida ARECS Realtor® programs.

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Realtor’s Distressed Property Guide
This toolkit will give you legal and ethical options available for underwater mortgages.