Who We Are:
The Florida Keys Board of REALTORS® (FKBR) represents real estate licensees and others with an interest in real estate who wish to expand the professionalism of the real estate industry. FKBR provides education for its members and the public in order to enhance the image of the real estate professional and to build the knowledge base of the public.
FKBR celebrates 44 years of membership with the National Association of Realtors on 14 June 2009. We are proud to serve such a vibrant REALTOR community.
Mission Statement: The Florida Keys Board of REALTORS mission is to serve REALTOR members with products and services which enhance business, provide outstanding education which builds professionalism, and raise awareness of governmental issues which affect property rights while promoting higher ethical and professional standards in our members” business practices.
What We Offer…
The Florida Keys Board of REALTORS® offers a wide range of products and services to the member as well as the public. The following highlights the best and brightest of the long list.
Florida real estate salesperson licensees must complete 14 classroom hours of continuing education in order to renew their licenses. FKBR offers 14 hours of live CE courses in February and September to help members fulfill this requirement.
FKBR offers high-quality educational programming on such topics as agency law, fair housing, antitrust, license law, financing, counseling, tax updates, and much more.
Which communities have transfer taxes and who pays the taxes? What are the sign ordinances for each community? All the facts needed by the real estate professional to provide the highest quality service to customers and clients are within reach at FKBR.
Problems & Solutions
Disputes between seller and buyer? We offer Dispute Resolution Services. Disputes between REALTORS®? We offer arbitration hearings. An agent violating the Code of Ethics? We offer hearings. Have general questions? We try to assist with either the answer or where you can find the answer. Give us a call to find a solution to your problem.
The term Realtor® is a federally registered trademark owned by the National Association of Realtors® (NAR). Not all real estate licensees are entitled to use the term Realtor®. Only those who have joined NAR may use the term. Realtors® must abide by the 17 articles of the Code of Ethics.
With offices in Chicago and Washington, D.C., NAR provides important services to members and other interested persons, agencies, and educational institutions, including research on topics relating to future land use, taxation, and other property rights issues. In addition, NAR offers a members-only Intranet page and e-mails daily news updates that allow members to stay abreast of events and trends.
The Florida Association of Realtors® provides legal, legislative, and education services to members. Thanks to FAR, members have the opportunity to take a wide variety of courses leading to designations such as GRI (Graduate, Realtor® Institute) and ABR (Accredited Buyer Representative) locally as well as at a number of locations throughout the state.