Real Estate Broker Operations

The Law Office of Jeffrey D. Ostlie, P.A. is experienced in assisting Real Estate Brokers with various operational and transactional aspects of running a real estate brokerage.

The Law Office of Jeffrey D. Ostlie, P.A. can assist you in the following areas:

  • Entity Selection and Creation of new Real Estate Brokerage Business
  • Assistance with Registration with the Department of Business and Professional Regulation
  • Compliance with regulations of the Florida Real Estate Commission
  • Representation, counsel and advice on arbitration and/or grievance complaints before the Board of Realtors
  • Drafting of independent contractor agreements, employment agreement, policy manuals
  • Counsel for disputes that arise between real estate brokerages, or sales associates
  • Transaction documents, counsel and closing services for mergers and acquisition.

Real Estate Sales Associates or Broker Associates

Are you a real estate professional who is considering forming a professional association or LLC to operate your personal real estate business?

The Law Office of Jeffrey D. Ostlie can help you select and create an appropriate entity.  The Law Office of Jeffrey D. Ostlie, P.A. can provide these services to sales associate and broker associates for a low cost flat fee.

Are you considering hiring either licensed or non-licensed assistants?

The Law Office of Jeffrey D. Ostlie, P.A. can assist you in determining whether it would be more beneficial to you for such assistants to be independent contractors or employees, and once decided can provide guidance on how to ensure that they be treated accordingly for tax and/or liability purposes.