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Record Group Number: 000324
Series/Collection Number: .S 524
Creator: Florida. Division of Florida Land Sales and Condominiums.
Title, Dates: Litigation files, 1971-1977.
Amount: 2.00 cubic ft.
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Biographical/Historical:     The Division of Florida Land Sales and Condominiums was created in 1975 (Ch. 75-62, Laws) as part of the Department of Business Regulation to assume the duties of its predecessors, the Division of Florida Land Sales (Ch. 70-107, Laws) and the Division of Installment Land Sales (69-106, Laws).  Prior to 1969, the activities of the division were handled by the Florida Land Sales Board (Ch. 67-229, Laws) and the Florida Installment Land Sales Board (Ch. 63-129, Laws).
    The Florida Installment Land Sales Act (Ch. 63-129, Laws) authorized the creation of the board to assume some duties of the Florida Real Estate Commission (1927, Ch. 12223, Laws).  Its duties were to register installment land subdividers and salesmen; to approve promotional material; to determine full disclosure of facts and investigate land fraud; and to revoke or suspend registration of subdividers and salesmen for violation of law.
Summary:     The series contains litigation files, dated 1971-1977, from the Division of Florida Land Sales and Condominiums, and its predecessor, the Division of Florida Land Sales.  The files pertain to the regulation of first mortgages.  The records include correspondence, statutes, memoranda, notebooks, and phone logs.
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Subject Access Fields: Askew, Reubin O'D., 1928-
Florida. Dept. of Business Regulation.
Florida. Division of Florida Land Sales and Condominiums.
Real estate business Florida
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Added Entries Florida Division of Florida Land Sales.