The real estate sector is a hotbed of controversy and a place where big deals can often go wrong, with some companies accused of having the backing of the state government and politicians.
In the last few years, the number of real estate transactions involving government money has increased, according to the Real Estate Institute of Florida, which tracks real estate deals.
The state is the home of more than a quarter of all transactions with real estate investors.
The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation is a division of the Department of Banking and Insurance.
It has been involved in more than 100 real estate business deals since the start of the year, according the agency.
Its chief executive, Robert Smith, said the agency has to be ready for any new threat to its financial stability.
“If we don’t have enough staff in place to protect the integrity of our financial institutions, we’ll have to consider shutting down our entire banking industry,” Smith said in an interview with ABC News.
“We’re not going to be able to operate without it.”
The agency’s job is to oversee all transactions involving real estate.
The state says it is able to provide the most accurate information on how real estate is managed, but Smith said he expects the agency to still have to deal with some issues related to how it handles business.
In addition to the state’s real estate agency, the Florida Department for Banking and Financial Institutions regulates the real property industry.
The agency has a staff of more 30 people, which includes some of the largest real estate brokers in the country.
But the agency also has its critics, including the Tampa Bay Times, which said in a recent editorial that the state has been slow to develop rules governing the industry.
The paper called the agency’s failure to pass new rules for the industry “a clear case of overregulation and mismanagement.”
Smith defended the agency, saying it is still working to develop policies that will be better suited for the 21st century and that it has the tools to regulate.
“It’s a good thing we have that level of oversight,” Smith told ABC News, adding that the agency is taking a “slow and deliberate” approach to developing the industry’s rules.
“You can’t do everything in a year and a half.
You have to make sure you have the right rules in place, so if they fail, you can do something about it.”
A spokesman for the Florida Attorney General’s Office said in response to the paper’s editorial that he was not aware of any cases of mismanagement.
He also pointed out that the agencies main job is protecting taxpayers and the public interest, not trying to regulate real estate businesses.
“We’re going to do everything we can to be responsible and transparent and transparent in the way we regulate the industry, but it’s not like we are trying to dictate to a particular industry,” he said.
“It’s not a job that we can take on.”
Smith also said he did not know of any state agency that had been involved with a transaction involving government funding, though there are plenty of examples of businesses with state money paying into the real-estate industry.
One example is the Florida Health Insurance Corporation, which has a state loan to help cover costs related to the treatment of some cancer patients.
The company is a state agency, and there is a requirement for companies that receive state aid to disclose any payment made to the government, including any payments to state employees.
In fact, the company has a blog post on its website explaining the policy.
The blog post says: “In Florida, we are proud of the work our state and local partners do to treat patients, protect the public, and provide quality health care.
We will continue to do our part to protect Florida families and our taxpayers.”
In addition, the agency oversees the Florida Housing Authority, which manages some properties owned by private citizens.
The agency says it does not comment on specific cases, but does say that it is aware of two pending cases involving the state agency’s involvement in the purchase of real-property from a private citizen.
The first was a $100,000 purchase by a developer who had a $10 million tax bill, according an internal memo obtained by the Tampa Tribune.
The second case was a purchase by another developer of property from a local family.
In a statement, the housing authority said that its agency was “responsible for protecting taxpayer dollars and ensuring the integrity and safety of all real estate sales transactions.”