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WAC 308-409-080

Prohibitions.

(1) In addition to the unprofessional conduct described in RCW 18.235.130, the director may take disciplinary action for the following conduct, actions or conditions:
(a) Prohibiting or refusing to allow, or attempting to prohibit or refuse to allow the professional appraisal assistance of registered real estate appraiser trainees in appraisal services unless such action is required by the appraisal management company's client;
(b) The appraisal management company shall not permit any employee, agent, third party, or controlling principal to engage in any of the following activities:
(i) Require the appraiser to collect the appraisal fee from a borrower, homeowner, or third party or to accept a credit card payment;
(ii) Require the appraiser to provide the appraisal management company with the appraiser's digital signature or seal; or
(iii) Compensate an unlicensed appraisal management company for referrals of appraisal services.
(2) This section does not prohibit an appraisal management company or an individual with an interest in a real estate transaction from requesting an appraiser to:
(a) Consider additional appropriate property information including relevant sales comparables not considered in the initial appraisal report;
(b) Provide further detail, substantiation or explanation of the appraiser's value conclusion; or
(c) Correct errors in the appraisal report.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.310.020(1). WSR 11-24-067, ยง 308-409-080, filed 12/6/11, effective 1/6/12.]
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