Prohibited firm and assumed names.

(1) Department can deny, suspend, reject firm names or assumed names that are in the department's opinion: Derogatory, similar or the same as other licensed firm names, implies that it is a public agency or government, implies nonprofit or research organization.
(2) A real estate firm shall not be issued a license nor advertise in any manner using a name which is in the department's opinion similar to currently issued firm or assumed name licenses or imply that either the real estate firm is a nonprofit organization, research organization, public bureau or public group. A bona fide franchisee may be licensed using the name of the franchisor with the firm name of the franchisee.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.85.041. WSR 13-14-077, § 308-124A-815, filed 7/1/13, effective 8/1/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.85.040 and 18.85.041. WSR 10-06-078, § 308-124A-815, filed 3/1/10, effective 7/1/10.]
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