§ 35.227. Licensure as rental listing referral agent.

 (a)  An individual who wants to obtain a standard rental listing referral agent’s license shall comply with §  35.221 (relating to general requirements) and:

   (1)  Have scored a passing grade on each part of the salesperson’s examination within 3 years prior to submis-sion of a properly completed license application except that an applicant who has been actively licensed as a broker, salesperson or rental listing referral agent by another state within the last 5 years shall take and pass only the Pennsylvania portion of the examination. See §  35.275 (relating to examination for rental listing referral agent’s license).

   (2)  Comply with §  35.241 (relating to general office requirement).

   (3)  Submit a completed license application to the Commission.

 (b)  An individual who wants to obtain a reciprocal rental listing referral agent’s license shall comply with §  35.221 and:

   (1)  Possess a current rental listing referral agent’s license issued by a state that agrees to issue a license to a standard Pennsylvania licensee without further requirement or has qualifications for licensure which are substantially comparable to those required by the Commission. When a reciprocal applicant applies from a state that would require a Pennsylvania licensee to complete additional education, experience or examination requirements, the reciprocal applicant shall complete equivalent requirements for licensure in this Commonwealth.

   (2)  Submit a certification from the real estate licensing authority of the other state:

     (i)   Confirming that the license is active and in good standing.

     (ii)   Describing any past disciplinary action taken by the licensing authority against the applicant.

     (iii)   Listing the applicant’s office address and the name of the applicant’s employing broker.

   (3)  Submit a completed license application to the Commission with a verified statement that:

     (i)   To the applicant’s knowledge, the applicant is not the subject of discipline or a current investigation or proceeding alleging misconduct under a licensing law or criminal law of either this Commonwealth or another state.

     (ii)   The applicant has reviewed, is familiar with and agrees to be bound by the act and this chapter.

     (iii)   The applicant agrees to permit the disclosure of the record in any disciplinary proceeding involving alleged misconduct by the applicant from any state in which the applicant is or has been licensed.

   (4)  Comply with §  35.241 (relating to general office requirement).

 (c)  A partnership, association or corporation that wants to obtain a standard or reciprocal rental listing referral agent’s license shall:

   (1)  Designate an individual who holds either a current standard or reciprocal license as a rental listing referral agent issued by the Commission to serve as manager of record.

   (2)  Comply with §  35.241.

   (3)  Submit a completed license application to the Commission.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  35.227 issued under the Real Estate Licensing and Registration Act (63 P. S. § §  455.101—455.902); amended under sections 201, 501, 601, 602 and 604 of the Real Estate Licensing and Registration Act (63 P. S. § §  455.201, 455.501, 455.601, 455.602 and 455.604).

Source

   The provisions of this §  35.227 adopted February 24, 1989, effective February 25, 1989, 19 Pa.B. 781; amended June 10, 1994, effective June 11, 1994, 24 Pa.B. 2904; amended August 19, 2005, effective August 20, 2005, 35 Pa.B. 4711. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (308328).



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