Flashcards in Chapter 1 - The Real Estate Business Deck (59):
A real estate licenses is a professional who provides specialized service and expertise in the following 5 areas:
1. Details of property transfer
2. Knowledge of market conditions
3. Knowledge of how to market real estate or businesses
4. Knowledge of how to analyze buyers needs
5. Knowledge of laws that pertain to real estate
What is involved in property transfer?
Transrs of titles, property taxes, financing, and local zoning ordinances; knowledge of real estate purchase and sale contract used
What is market condition?
Changes in income tax laws, building moratoriums, and fluctuations in supply and demand that affect property values
What is farm area?
Staying specific to an area to have an expertise in that particular portion
What is the most prevalent and most well known component of real estate brokerage?
What are the the 5 major sales specialties real estate sales associates can become involved in?
What is included in residential sales?
Four or fewer residential units, vacant land zoned for four or fewer residential units, or agricultural property of ten or fewer acres
What in included in commercial sales?
Income- producing properties, investment analysis, and the various techniques for increasing after-tax cash flow; examples include improved residential property of more than four units, retail stores, office buildings, and shopping centers
What is included in industrial sales?
Sites in industrial parks or subdivisions, redeveloped industrial parcels in central areas, and industrial acreage
What is included in agricultural sales?
Agricultural property of more than ten acres
What is included in business sales?
Sales or lease of an existing business, including the sale of tangible and intangible assets
Also known as business brokers or business opportunity brokerage
What is follow up and why is it important?
What a sales associate does for buyers and sellers after the sale; it ensures satisfied buyers and sellers
What is property management?
Leasing, managing, marketing, and overall maintenance or property for others
What is an absentee owner?
Property owner who does not reside on the property and who often relies on a professional property manager to manage the investment
What is appraisal?
Process of estimating the value of real property; considered to be an art, not a science, because although the appraisal process involves mathematical calculations, appraisers also use their own judgment when appraising real property
What is the FREAB?
The Florida Real Estate Appraisal Board - they regulate state certified, licensed, and trainee appraisers
What is a real estate licensee?
A person paid to handle other peoples properties
What is a CMA?
Comparative market analysis; it helps potential sellers determine an asking price and buyers to make an informed decision when offering to purchase real property
How are CMAs developed?
By collecting information concerning real estate activity in the area, including recent sales of similar properties, properties currently offered for sale, and expired listings
Appraisers are paid a ________, not a ___________.
What is a subdivision plat map?
Engineers plan for land use superimposed on a map of the he land to be developed
What is dedication?
Gift of land by an owner or developer to a government body for a public use ( roads, sewers, etc)
What do restrictive covenants do?
Affect how the land can be used and establish criteria such as minimum square footage, type of construction, architectural design, etc. To ensure that homes built there conform to the neighborhood
Developer Bob acquires a tract of land that he divides into 25 home sites. Prior to marketing the home sites, Bob must submit the subdivision plat to the:
Local governmental planning agency
The term follow-up refers to:
What a sales associate does for buyers and sellers after the sale
Even though certain exceptions apply, an active real estate licensee is legally entitled to appraise real property for compensation concerning a non federally related transaction as long as:
She does not represent herself as a state-certified or licensed appraiser, and complies with the USPAP
The field of property management has experienced growth and specialization primarily because of:
The increase in the number of absentee owners
Appraising is considered to be:
Appraisers are paid a fee because:
To accept compensation based on the appraised value is a conflict of interest
When a developer makes lots available for custom building in a newly developed subdivisions, the overall purpose of restrictive covenants is to ensure that custom-built homes will:
Not decrease the value of neighboring properties
The real estate activity that is devoted to leasing, managing, marketing, and overall maintenance of property for others is referred to as:
Which type of construction involves building for a specific buyer to his or her specifications?
The term dedication as it applies to development and construction refers to:
A gift of land by the owner to the local government for public use
Sales associate Harry recently began working at All Action Realty. All Action is not a member of the local association of Realtors. Can Harry join the association?
No, Harry cannot join the association unless All Action Realty joins the association
Residential real estate is defined in Chapter 475, F.S., as:
Vacant land zoned for four or fewer residential units
The real estate profession requires:
Skill and experience in real estate values, specialized service, and expertise
Selecting a limited geographical area in which a real estate professional develops special expertise is referred to as:
Broker Mike charges a prospective seller $50 for a comparative market analysis (CMA). Is this allowed?
Yes, provided Mark does not represent the CMA as an appraisal
The duties of a property manager include all except:
Selling the property
Which is the most important issue for a broker acting as a property manager to accomplish?
To get maximum income while preserving the value of the investment
The real estate industry makes up about ____% of the nation's economy.
It is unethical for an appraiser to accept compensation for performing an assignment when it is contingent upon:
The reporting of a pre-determined result
The act of appraisal can be completed by:
An appraiser following the USPAP standards
The practice of a real estate sales associate specializing in a certain geographic area is called:
Which would not usually be involved in financing real estate:
A real estate broker
Services that a property manager must perform for the owner are listed in:
A property management agreement
Agriculture property in Florida is property that:
Has more than 10 acres
A real estate professional needs a license because:
He has expert information on real estate that an average layperson does not have
Local communities regulate real estate by:
Creating zoning laws
Putting together two or more parcels of land to make a large piece is called:
A home that is specially built for a buyer, using his blueprints is called:
A custom home
Which is not commonly an area of federal government interference in real property:
What are the common areas of local government interference in real property?
Taxation of real property
Business permits for real estate professionals
What are the common areas of state government interference in real property?
Recording of deed, transfers of property
Estate taxes and rules regarding inheritance
What are the common areas of federal government interference in real property?
Federal agencies (HUD, FHA, VA)
Laws (Federal Fair Housing, RESPA, Truth in Lending Act)
Taking of land for National parks, wildlife, and wetland areas
Environmental rules and regulations
Dedication most nearly means:
Giving private land for public use
In Florida, there is a demand for property management services due to the large amount of:
The Florida Real Estate Appraisal Board (FREAB) is headquartered in Orlando and consists of how many members?