Florida State Page – Appraisers

Florida, sometimes called the “Sunshine State,” is the fourth most populous state in the United States but has the second highest number of real estate appraisers in the country. The majority of appraisers in Florida are licensed as Certified Residential appraisers. Florida appraisers are licensed by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation.

When it comes to Florida Appraiser’s Errors and Omissions Insurance, OREP specializes in offering the best combination of price and coverage to real estate professionals. OREP provides same day coverage & confirmation (most cases).



Appraisers Errors and Omissions Insurance for Florida

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Financing is available – click here for details.

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NEW IN 2019: Free 14 Hours of CE ($238 Value)

As part of the OREP RPG/Risk Management Program, OREP members can now enjoy 14 hours of Approved Continuing Education, FREE!  Must be part of the OREP RPG/Risk Management Program. Click here for a list of Approved states.

FHA Appraisal Standards – 7 HOURS CE Keep up with the latest FHA 4000.1 standards with this course that shows what you should be looking out for on an FHA appraisal. Learn how to include explanations and photographs that will help your FHA appraisals fly through underwriting.


How to Raise Quality and Minimize Risk – 7 HOURS CE
This course shows you what you can do to avoid claims, reduce liability, and enhance your understanding of the approved methodology, techniques and protocols for appraisals. Learn about real world claim scenarios and specific steps you can take to protect yourself.

 

Enjoy these two valuable courses, earn 14 hours of Approved CE, and save $$$ when you join the OREP RPG/Risk Management Program in 2019!


“I switched my E&O insurance to OREP last month and saved $349 bucks.”
—Dave M.

 

Program Highlights

  • “A” Carriers
  • Zero deductible available (most appraisers)
  • Lowest premiums
  • Same day coverage (most cases)
  • Beginning Appraisers Qualify
  • Includes Prior Acts
  • Coverage for Commercial Work
  • Discounts on CE, training materials, webinars, office supplies and more!
  • OREP Insureds enjoy many benefits, including a subscription to Working RE Magazine
  • Same Day Financing Available (click for financing information)

 

Important: If you have expiring insurance in place, please include a copy of your current Declarations page to retain prior acts coverage. Also, if you included a PO Box for your address on the application, you will need to list a physical address as well (required by the underwriter.) Please send to the fax number or email address indicated at the top of the application you complete. If you have any questions, please call us at 888-347-5273, 8-5 PST. We answer the phone!

What to Expect After Submission:
A confirmation will be emailed within 24 hours if your application is received and correct. If not correct, you will be called immediately. If you do not receive confirmation after 24 hours, please call us (check email junk/spam first). If your current policy is expiring, please call to confirm immediately after submission. Your new
Delaware Appraisers Errors and Omissions insurance policy/declarations page will be emailed within 1-2 business days after payment has been processed. Coverage is NOT bound until a binder/declarations page is issued.

Contact OREP
OREP–Organization of Real Estate Professionals
Insurance Services, LLC. Calif. Lic. #0K99465
6760 University Ave, Suite 250
San Diego, CA 92115
Ph. (888) 347-5273 toll free
Email: info@orep.org
Fax: (619) 704-0567 (preferred) or (619) 269-3884 (alternate)
Hours: Monday – Friday from 8am-5pm PST


Additional Information for
Florida Appraisers

Florida State Appraisal BoardArizona
Division of Real Estate/DBPR
400 W. Robinson Street, Suite N801
Orlando, FL 32801-1772
http://www.myflorida.com/dbpr/re/index.html
Phone: (850) 487-1395
Fax: (407) 317-7245

Director: Juana Watkins

Florida AMC State Law (as of August 27, 2013)
West’s F.S.A. § 475.611


Appraiser Associations in Florida
Florida Association of Property Appraisers
Florida Association of Real Estate Appraisers
Florida Gulf Coast Chapter of the Appraisal Institute

Florida Continuing Education

The state of Florida requires appraisers to take 30 hours of Continuing Education every 2 years. The CE requirements are due on 11/30. Florida has no limit on how many of these hours can be completed online, but 10 of the hours must be dedicated to Mandatory training. Mandatory training includes the 7-Hour USPAP Update course and a 3 hour review of Florida Real Estate Appraisal Law and Board Rules.

OREP-Organization of Real Estate Professionals Insurance Services, LLC Calif. Lic. #0K99465
Senior Broker: David Brauner Calif. Ins. license #0C89873. Licensed in 49 states. Please call for license number in your state.

Offering Real Estate Appraisers Professional Liability Errors and Omissions or E&O Insurance – Inspectors Professional Liability Errors Omissions or E&O Insurance for Real Estate Agents & Brokers Professional Liability or E&O Insurance- Mortgage Brokers and Bankers Professional Liability or E&O Insurance.