Real Estate Licensees Can Apply for Oil Spill-Related Claims with NCA
August 27, 2010
TALLAHASSEE—This week, Florida Realtors® secured damages for real estate sales associates and brokers who experienced loss of personal income as a result of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Florida-licensed real estate brokers can now file claims for economic damages through an industry-specific Web site, GulfREClaims.com. NCA Claims Administration Professionals is processing these claims.
“As the licensing and regulatory agency for real estate professionals in Florida, we want to ensure our licensees know that this assistance is available to them and how to access it,” said Secretary Charlie Liem. “The oil spill has had a great impact on real estate professionals in Florida, and these funds will help them get through this difficult time.”
Brokers will need the following information in order to file a claim:
- Information about income stream
- Evidence of historical income
- Evidence to link the loss and incident, such as tax records, wage loss statements, deposit slips, financial statements, valid sales contracts, and any other claim-related documentation
- Photo identification
- Copy of your real estate license and license number
- Any other documentation supporting your claim
For more information about how to file a claim, please visit GulfREClaims.com or call 888-498-6944 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday.
The Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s mission is to license efficiently and regulate fairly. The department licenses more than one million businesses and professionals ranging from real estate agents, veterinarians, and accountants to contractors and cosmetologists. For more information, please visit MyFloridaLicense.com.