Chapter 308-125 WAC

Last Update: 12/4/18

REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS

WAC Sections

308-125-010Definitions.
308-125-020Application process to take examination.
308-125-025Application process to register as a real estate appraiser trainee.
308-125-030Examination prerequisite general classification.
308-125-040Examination prerequisite state-certified residential classification.
308-125-045Examination prerequisite state-licensed classification.
308-125-050Educational courses—Preexamination.
308-125-070Experience requirements.
308-125-075Allowed credits for appraisal experience.
308-125-080Application for certification.
308-125-085Temporary practice.
308-125-090Continuing education required.
308-125-095Responsibilities of the appraiser supervisor.
308-125-100Course approval requirements.
308-125-110Business location and/or physical address and mailing address.
308-125-120Fees and charges.
308-125-130Application, certification, licensure, and reexamination.
308-125-140Passing exam score.
308-125-150Examination procedures.
308-125-170Exceptions to chapter 18.140 RCW.
308-125-180Reciprocity.
308-125-190Examination required—Scope.
308-125-200Standards of practice.
308-125-210Required records—Accessibility of records to the department of licensing.
308-125-225Meetings—Notice.
DISPOSITION OF SECTIONS FORMERLY CODIFIED IN THIS TITLE
308-125-035State-certified residential classification. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030. WSR 91-23-007, § 308-125-035, filed 11/7/91, effective 12/8/91.] Repealed by WSR 93-17-020, filed 8/10/93, effective 9/10/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1).
308-125-060Alternate to classroom hours, requirement preexamination. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1). WSR 93-17-020, § 308-125-060, filed 8/10/93, effective 9/10/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030. WSR 91-04-074, § 308-125-060, filed 2/5/91, effective 3/8/91.] Repealed by WSR 11-19-103, filed 9/21/11, effective 10/22/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1), (7), (8) and (15).
308-125-065Education credit for teachers of approved real estate appraisal courses. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1), (7), (8), and (15). WSR 06-06-069, § 308-125-065, filed 2/28/06, effective 4/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1). WSR 97-02-004, § 308-125-065, filed 12/20/96, effective 1/20/97; WSR 93-17-020, § 308-125-065, filed 8/10/93, effective 9/10/93.] Repealed by WSR 10-09-024, filed 4/13/10, effective 5/14/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1), (7), (8), and (15).
308-125-160Waiver under RCW 18.140.080. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030. WSR 91-04-074, § 308-125-160, filed 2/5/91, effective 3/8/91.] Repealed by WSR 93-17-020, filed 8/10/93, effective 9/10/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1).


308-125-010
Definitions.

(1) Words and terms used in these rules shall have the same meaning as each has in the Certified Real Estate Appraiser Act, (chapter 18.140 RCW) and the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).
(2) "Appraisal foundation" means a private association of appraiser professional organizations. The appraisal foundation develops appraisal standards which the regulatory agencies must use as minimum standards for federally related transactions and it develops qualification criteria for appraisers.
(3) "Appraisal subcommittee" means a committee created by Title XI. It monitors all activities related to the implementation of Title XI.
(4) "Appraisal standards board" means a board established by the appraisal foundation for the purpose of developing, publishing, interpreting and amending the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice.
(5) "The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP)" means the current edition of the publication in force of the appraisal standards board (ASB) of the appraisal foundation. USPAP is the applicable standard for all appraisal practice in the state of Washington regulated under the provisions of chapter 18.140 RCW.
(6) "Appraiser qualifications board" means a board of the appraisal foundation for the purpose of developing, publishing, interpreting and amending the real property appraiser qualification criteria.
(7) "Real property appraiser qualification criteria" means the minimum criteria establishing the minimum education, experience and examination requirements for real property appraisers to obtain a state certification as established by the appraiser qualifications board (AQB) of the appraisal foundation under the provisions of Title XI of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act (FIRREA) of 1989, and any additional qualifying criteria established by the director in accordance with chapter 18.140 RCW.
(8) "Classroom hour" means fifty minutes out of each sixty minute hour.
(9) "Full-time" means the equivalent twelve-month period in which an applicant works at least one thousand hours in real estate appraisal.
(10) "Required core curriculum" means a set of appraiser subject matter areas (known as "modules") that require a specified number of educational hours at each credential level as established by the appraiser qualifications board.
(11) "Module" means an appraisal subject matter area (and required hours of coverage) as identified in the required core curriculum.
(12) "Residential properties" means one to four single family residential units and lots where the highest and best use is for one to four family purposes.
(13) "Significant professional appraisal assistance" shall include but not be limited to the work contributed or performed toward the completion of an appraisal report by either a trainee, state-licensed, or state-certified appraiser, while under the direct supervision of a certified residential appraiser or certified general appraiser as required by the department as qualifying appraisal experience for licensing. Significant professional appraisal assistance shall consist of identifying and analyzing the scope of work, collection of data, analyzing data to derive an opinion of value, or writing the appraisal report in accordance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1), (7), (8), and (15). WSR 08-17-016, § 308-125-010, filed 8/8/08, effective 9/8/08; WSR 06-06-069, § 308-125-010, filed 2/28/06, effective 4/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1). WSR 97-02-004, § 308-125-010, filed 12/20/96, effective 1/20/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1) and 18.140.090. WSR 95-17-078, § 308-125-010, filed 8/21/95, effective 9/21/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1). WSR 93-17-020, § 308-125-010, filed 8/10/93, effective 9/10/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1)(14) and chapter 18.40 RCW. WSR 92-18-018, § 308-125-010, filed 8/24/92, effective 9/24/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030. WSR 91-04-074, § 308-125-010, filed 2/5/91, effective 3/8/91.]



308-125-020
Application process to take examination.

(1) Any person desiring to take an examination for licensure or certification as a state-licensed or state-certified residential real estate appraiser, or as a state-certified general real estate appraiser, must submit a completed examination application with supporting documents and appropriate fee to the department of licensing, business and professions division, at its official address. After the qualifications for the examination have been verified by the department, the applicant shall submit the preapproved examination application, the request for examination and the appropriate fee to the testing service approved by the director.
(2) At the time of filing with the department, an application for a state license or certification, the applicant shall possess the requisite hours of verifiable real estate appraisal experience. Experience shall be acquired within the requisite time. Qualifying experience shall consist of significant professional appraisal assistance under the supervision of a certified appraiser within the boundaries of the state of Washington except as referenced in WAC 308-125-095.
(3) An application and fee shall be valid for six months from receipt by the department. An applicant may correct any discrepancies in the application other than experience during this six-month period. After six months, if the applicant has not met the prerequisites to sit for the licensure or certification examination, the applicant must submit a new application with the appropriate fee.
(4) Dishonored checks will be considered as an incomplete application.
(5) An applicant shall forfeit all examination fees for any examination or examinations for which the applicant has applied and does not take for any reason, other than through the fault or mistake of the department of licensing or the approved testing agency.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1) and (15). WSR 13-17-002, § 308-125-020, filed 8/7/13, effective 9/7/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1), (7), (8), and (15). WSR 06-06-069, § 308-125-020, filed 2/28/06, effective 4/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1). WSR 97-02-004, § 308-125-020, filed 12/20/96, effective 1/20/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1) and 18.140.090. WSR 95-17-078, § 308-125-020, filed 8/21/95, effective 9/21/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1). WSR 93-17-020, § 308-125-020, filed 8/10/93, effective 9/10/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1)(14) and chapter 18.40 RCW. WSR 92-18-018, § 308-125-020, filed 8/24/92, effective 9/24/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030. WSR 91-04-074, § 308-125-020, filed 2/5/91, effective 3/8/91.]



308-125-025
Application process to register as a real estate appraiser trainee.

(1) Anyone who is not a licensed or certified appraiser or a registered appraiser trainee cannot provide assistance that includes analytical work and exercising discernment or discretion that leads to an appraisal conclusion.
(2) As a prerequisite to registration as a registered appraiser trainee, the applicant shall present evidence satisfactory to the director of successful completion within five years of the date of application of the following appraiser qualifications board modules of qualifying core curriculum of approved qualifying education:
(a) Basic appraisal principles, thirty hours.
(b) Basic appraisal procedures, thirty hours.
(c) The National USPAP course or equivalent fifteen hours.
(d) A course that, at a minimum, complies with the specifications for course content established by the appraiser qualifications board that is oriented toward the expectations for the applicant.
(3) Application for registration as a trainee from persons who have had either a real estate license or real estate appraiser license suspended or revoked shall not be accepted by the department until after the time period of the suspension or revocation has expired.
(4) An applicant for registration as a trainee shall present a completed registration form together with the appropriate fee and copies of core curriculum course completion certificates to the director prior to issuance of the approved trainee registration certificate.
(5) Registration as a trainee may be denied for unprofessional conduct as provided in RCW 18.235.130.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1) and (15). WSR 16-02-008, § 308-125-025, filed 12/28/15, effective 1/28/16; WSR 13-17-002, § 308-125-025, filed 8/7/13, effective 9/7/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1), (7), (8), and (15). WSR 08-17-016, § 308-125-025, filed 8/8/08, effective 9/8/08; WSR 06-06-069, § 308-125-025, filed 2/28/06, effective 4/1/06.]



308-125-030
Examination prerequisite general classification.

The general real estate appraiser classification applies to the appraisal of all types of real property.
(1) As a prerequisite to taking the examination for certification as a state-certified general real estate appraiser, an applicant shall present evidence satisfactory to the director that he/she has successfully completed not less than three hundred hours in the following core modules:
(a) Basic appraisal principles, thirty hours.
(b) Basic appraisal procedures, thirty hours.
(c) The National USPAP course or equivalent, fifteen hours.
(d) General appraiser market analysis and highest and best use, thirty hours.
(e) Statistics, modeling and finance, fifteen hours.
(f) General appraiser sales comparison approach, thirty hours.
(g) General appraiser site valuation and cost approach, thirty hours.
(h) General appraiser income approach, sixty hours.
(i) General appraiser report writing and case studies, thirty hours.
(j) Appraisal subject matter electives, thirty hours.
(2) Credit towards qualifying education requirements may be obtained via the completion of a degree program in real estate from an accredited degree-granting college or university provided the college or university has had its curriculum reviewed and approved by the appraiser qualifications board.
(3) An original certification as a state-certified general real estate appraiser shall not be issued to any person who does not possess three thousand hours of appraisal experience obtained continuously over a period of not less than thirty months in Washington or in another state having comparable certification requirements.
(4) To fulfill the experience requirement, an applicant must have at least one thousand five hundred hours of nonresidential appraisal experience.
(5) Applicants for the certified general license must possess a bachelor's degree or higher in any field of study.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1) and (15). WSR 16-02-008, § 308-125-030, filed 12/28/15, effective 1/28/16; WSR 13-17-002, § 308-125-030, filed 8/7/13, effective 9/7/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1), (7), (8), and (15). WSR 10-09-025, § 308-125-030, filed 4/13/10, effective 5/14/10; WSR 06-06-069, § 308-125-030, filed 2/28/06, effective 4/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1). WSR 97-02-004, § 308-125-030, filed 12/20/96, effective 1/20/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1) and 18.140.090. WSR 95-17-078, § 308-125-030, filed 8/21/95, effective 9/21/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1). WSR 93-17-020, § 308-125-030, filed 8/10/93, effective 9/10/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1)(14) and chapter 18.40 RCW. WSR 92-18-018, § 308-125-030, filed 8/24/92, effective 9/24/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030. WSR 91-04-074, § 308-125-030, filed 2/5/91, effective 3/8/91.]



308-125-040
Examination prerequisite state-certified residential classification.

The state-certified residential real estate appraiser classification applies to appraisals of all types of residential property of one to four units without regard to transaction value or complexity and nonresidential property having a transaction value less than two hundred fifty thousand dollars.
(1) As a prerequisite to taking the examination for certification as a state-certified residential real estate appraiser, an applicant shall present evidence satisfactory to the director that he/she has successfully completed not less than two hundred hours in the following core modules:
(a) Basic appraisal principles, thirty hours.
(b) Basic appraisal procedures, thirty hours.
(c) The National USPAP course or equivalent, fifteen hours.
(d) Residential market analysis and highest and best use, fifteen hours.
(e) Residential appraiser site valuation and cost approach, fifteen hours.
(f) Residential sales comparison and income approaches, thirty hours.
(g) Residential appraiser report writing and case studies, fifteen hours.
(h) Statistics, modeling and finance, fifteen hours.
(i) Advanced residential applications and case studies, fifteen hours.
(j) Appraisal subject matter electives, twenty hours.
(2) Credit towards qualifying education requirements may be obtained via the completion of a degree program in real estate from an accredited degree-granting college or university provided the college or university has had its curriculum reviewed and approved by the appraiser qualifications board.
(3) An original certification as a state-certified residential real estate appraiser shall not be issued to any person who does not possess two thousand five hundred hours of appraisal experience obtained continuously over a period of not less than twenty-four months in Washington or in another state having comparable certification requirements.
(4) Applicants for the certified residential appraiser license must satisfy one of the following college education requirement options:
(a) Possess a bachelor's degree or higher in any field of study; or
(b) Possess an associate's degree in a field of study related to business administration, accounting, finance, economics, or real estate; or
(c) Successful completion of thirty semester hours of college level courses in all of the following subject matter areas:
(i) English composition, three hours; and
(ii) Microeconomics, three hours; and
(iii) Macroeconomics, three hours; and
(iv) Finance, three hours; and
(v) Algebra, geometry, or higher mathematics, three hours; and
(vi) Statistics, three hours; and
(vii) Business or real estate law, three hours; and
(viii) Computer science, three hours; and
(ix) Two elective courses in: Accounting, geography, agricultural economics, business management, or real estate, three hours each.
(d) Successful completion of at least thirty semester hours of college level examination program (CLEP) examinations in all of the following subject matter areas:
(i) College algebra, three hours; and
(ii) College composition, six hours; and
(iii) College composition modular, three hours; and
(iv) College mathematics, six hours; and
(v) Principles of macroeconomics, three hours; and
(vi) Principles of microeconomics, three hours; and
(vii) Introductory business law, three hours; and
(viii) Information systems, three hours.
(e) Any thirty semester credit hour combination of (c) and (d) of this subsection that includes at least one course or CLEP exam in each of the following subject matter areas:
(i) Composition; and
(ii) Microeconomics; and
(iii) Macroeconomics; and
(iv) Business law; and
(v) Algebra, geometry or higher mathematics.
(f) No college level education is required to apply for state-certified residential real estate appraiser license for an appraiser that has held a state-licensed real estate appraiser license for a minimum of five years, and satisfies all of the following requirements:
(i) No record of any adverse, final and nonappealable disciplinary action affecting the state-licensed real estate appraiser's legal eligibility to engage in appraisal practice within five years immediately preceding the date of application for a state-certified residential real estate appraiser license; and
(ii) Successful completion of the following core qualifying education modules:
(A) Statistics, modeling, and finance, fifteen hours; and
(B) Advanced residential applications and case studies, fifteen hours; and
(C) Appraisal subject matter electives, twenty hours; and
(iii) Successful completion of the required experience as specified in subsection (3) of this section; and
(iv) Successful completion of the certified residential real property appraiser examination as specified in these rules.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1). WSR 18-24-113, § 308-125-040, filed 12/4/18, effective 1/4/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1) and (15). WSR 16-02-008, § 308-125-040, filed 12/28/15, effective 1/28/16; WSR 13-17-002, § 308-125-040, filed 8/7/13, effective 9/7/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1), (7), (8), and (15). WSR 06-06-069, § 308-125-040, filed 2/28/06, effective 4/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1). WSR 97-02-004, § 308-125-040, filed 12/20/96, effective 1/20/97; WSR 94-01-002, § 308-125-040, filed 12/1/93, effective 1/1/94; WSR 93-17-020, § 308-125-040, filed 8/10/93, effective 9/10/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030. WSR 91-23-007, § 308-125-040, filed 11/7/91, effective 12/8/91; WSR 91-04-074, § 308-125-040, filed 2/5/91, effective 3/8/91.]



308-125-045
Examination prerequisite state-licensed classification.

The state-licensed real estate appraiser classification applies to appraisal of noncomplex one to four residential units having a transaction value less than one million dollars and complex one to four residential units having a transaction value less than two hundred fifty thousand dollars and nonresidential property having a transaction value less than two hundred fifty thousand dollars.
(1) As a prerequisite to taking the examination for certification as a state-licensed real estate appraiser, an applicant shall present evidence satisfactory to the director that he/she has successfully completed not less than one hundred fifty hours in the following core modules:
(a) Basic appraisal principles, thirty hours.
(b) Basic appraisal procedures, thirty hours.
(c) The National USPAP course or equivalent, fifteen hours.
(d) Residential market analysis and highest and best use, fifteen hours.
(e) Residential appraiser site valuation and cost approach, fifteen hours.
(f) Residential sales comparison and income approaches, thirty hours.
(g) Residential appraiser report writing and case studies, fifteen hours.
(2) Credit toward qualifying education requirements may be obtained via the completion of a degree program in real estate from an accredited degree-granting college or university provided the college or university has had its curriculum reviewed and approved by the appraiser qualifications board.
(3) An original certification as a state-licensed real estate appraiser shall not be issued to any person who does not possess two thousand hours of appraisal experience obtained continuously over a period of not less than twelve months in Washington or in another state having comparable certification requirements.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1). WSR 18-24-113, § 308-125-045, filed 12/4/18, effective 1/4/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1) and (15). WSR 16-02-008, § 308-125-045, filed 12/28/15, effective 1/28/16; WSR 13-17-002, § 308-125-045, filed 8/7/13, effective 9/7/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1), (7), (8), and (15). WSR 06-06-069, § 308-125-045, filed 2/28/06, effective 4/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1). WSR 97-02-004, § 308-125-045, filed 12/20/96, effective 1/20/97; WSR 93-17-020, § 308-125-045, filed 8/10/93, effective 9/10/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030. WSR 91-23-007, § 308-125-045, filed 11/7/91, effective 12/8/91.]



308-125-050
Educational courses—Preexamination.

(1) To be accepted under WAC 308-125-030(1), 308-125-040(1), and 308-125-045(1), courses must:
(a) Be a minimum of fifteen classroom hours in length;
(b) Include an examination;
(c) Be directly related to real estate appraising; and
(d) Be approved by the director as identified in the appraiser program's publication Approved Courses, Real Estate Appraisers; or
(e) Be approved by the appraiser qualifications board and approved by the director.
(2) The following limitations may apply to course work submitted to the department for approval:
(a) Distance education may be acceptable to meet classroom hour requirements only if each course meets the following conditions:
(i) The course provides interaction. Interaction is a reciprocal environment where the student has verbal or written communication with the instructor;
(ii) An individual successfully completes a closed-book written, proctored examination administered at a location by an official approved by the college or university; and
(iii) Content and course delivery mechanism approvals are obtained from the appraisal qualifications board or an accredited college, community college, or university that offers distance education programs and is approved or accredited by the commission on colleges, a regional or national accreditation association, or by an accrediting agency that is recognized by the United States Secretary of Education. Nonacademic credit college courses provided by a college shall be approved by the appraisal qualifications board and approved by the director.
(b) An applicant shall not receive "dual credit" for courses that have the same or very similar content and are deemed comparable by the department, even if an applicant completes the courses through different course providers.
(3) Copies of official transcript of college records or certificates of course completion will be considered as satisfactory evidence for education requirements.
(4) Preexamination review seminars or examination preparation seminars will not be approved for clock hour credit.
(5) An application shall be submitted for approval not less than ninety days preceding the course start date. Course approval expiration shall be three years from the date of approval, except for the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice courses or seminars having a definite date.
(6) All courses approved by the appraiser qualifications board will continue to be accepted by the department as approved courses until the expiration date.
(7) Appraisal course providers who have received the appraiser qualifications board's course approval are not required to submit course material or content materials to the department for approval. The course provider shall submit a secondary provider course content approval application to the department.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1) and (15). WSR 13-17-002, § 308-125-050, filed 8/7/13, effective 9/7/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1), (7), (8) and (15). WSR 11-19-103, § 308-125-050, filed 9/21/11, effective 10/22/11; WSR 10-09-025, § 308-125-050, filed 4/13/10, effective 5/14/10; WSR 06-06-069, § 308-125-050, filed 2/28/06, effective 4/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1). WSR 97-02-004, § 308-125-050, filed 12/20/96, effective 1/20/97; WSR 93-17-020, § 308-125-050, filed 8/10/93, effective 9/10/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030. WSR 91-04-074, § 308-125-050, filed 2/5/91, effective 3/8/91.]



308-125-070
Experience requirements.

(1) State licensed applicants must accumulate two thousand hours within a minimum of one year (twelve months) and a maximum of seven years. Certified residential applicants must accumulate two thousand five hundred hours within a minimum of two years (twenty-four months) and a maximum of seven years. Certified general applicants must accumulate three thousand hours within a minimum of thirty months and a maximum of seven years.
(2) Any work product claimed for experience credit dated January 1, 1990, and later shall conform to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice in effect at the time the appraisal is completed.
(a) Reports shall be in writing.
(b) An appraisal work file must be available to the director to substantiate work performed.
(c) Appraisal experience must have been performed as a licensed or certified appraiser or a registered trainee to qualify.
(3) A registered trainee may gain experience under the supervision of no more than six supervisory appraisers during his/her trainee period.
(4) The department may request appraiser work files to verify, confirm, or compare entries made on the experience log. Failure to provide work files to the department upon its request may disqualify the reports as qualifying experience.
(5) An applicant for certification or license shall certify, under penalty of perjury, the completion of the required experience.
(6) Appraisal work qualifying for appraisal experience includes, but is not limited to, the following: Fee and staff appraisal, ad valorem tax appraisal, appraisal review, appraisal analysis, appraisal consulting, highest and best use analysis, feasibility analysis/study.
(7) The department may require a supervisory appraiser to certify, under penalty of perjury, the applicant's work experience.
(8) The department may request written reports or work files to verify an applicant's experience.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1). WSR 18-24-113, § 308-125-070, filed 12/4/18, effective 1/4/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1) and (15). WSR 16-02-008, § 308-125-070, filed 12/28/15, effective 1/28/16; WSR 13-17-002, § 308-125-070, filed 8/7/13, effective 9/7/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1), (7), (8), and (15). WSR 06-06-069, § 308-125-070, filed 2/28/06, effective 4/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1). WSR 97-02-004, § 308-125-070, filed 12/20/96, effective 1/20/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1) and 18.140.090. WSR 95-17-078, § 308-125-070, filed 8/21/95, effective 9/21/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1). WSR 93-17-020, § 308-125-070, filed 8/10/93, effective 9/10/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1)(14) and chapter 18.40 RCW. WSR 92-18-018, § 308-125-070, filed 8/24/92, effective 9/24/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030. WSR 91-04-074, § 308-125-070, filed 2/5/91, effective 3/8/91.]



308-125-075
Allowed credits for appraisal experience.

(1) The department shall not grant to state-licensed or state-certified appraisers and applicants experience credits for appraisal experience that exceeds the following hourly allotments for each appraisal:
(a)
Single family residential - exterior form report
6 hours
(b)
Single family residential - form report
12 hours
(c)
Multifamily residential - form report
20 hours
(d)
Residential lot 1 acre or less
8 hours
(e)
Land tract less than or equal to 40 acres
16 hours
(f)
Short plats
20 hours
(g)
Land tract 41-160 acres
24 hours
(h)
Land tract 161-640+ acres
36 hours
(i)
Subdivisions
60 hours
(j)
Commercial/industrial land
25 hours
(k)
Commercial - form report
40 hours
(l)
Commercial - narrative report
80 hours
(m)
Regional mall/high rise office bldg./Hotel
120 hours
(n)
Appraisal review (single family) (not applicable to trainees)
12 hours
(o)
Appraisal review (commercial) (not applicable to trainees)
40 hours
(p)
Feasibility study
80 hours
(q)
Appraisal consulting (nonresidential)
40 hours
(r)
Agricultural
60 hours
(2) The department shall not grant to state-licensed or state-certified appraisers and applicants experience credits for Eminent Domain Appraisals that exceed the following hourly allotments for each appraisal:
(a)
Vacant (single family lot)
24 hours
(b)
Vacant (large land tract)
32 hours
(c)
Single family residential
42 hours
(d)
Multifamily residential
60 hours
(e)
Agricultural (improved)
72 hours
(f)
Industrial (improved)
72 hours
(g)
Commercial (improved)
72 hours
(h)
Very complex damages or benefits
120 hours
(i)
Special purpose improved
54 hours
(3) The department shall not grant to state-licensed or state-certified appraisers and applicants experience credits for Eminent Domain Appraisal Reviews that exceed the following hourly allotments for each appraisal:
(a)
Vacant (single family lot)
8 hours
(b)
Vacant (large land tract)
 12 hours
(c)
Single family residential
16 hours
(d)
Multifamily residential
24 hours
(e)
Agricultural (improved)
40 hours
(f)
Industrial (improved)
40 hours
(g)
Commercial (improved)
40 hours
(h)
Very complex damages or benefits
50 hours
(i)
Special purpose improved
40 hours
(4) Experience credits for appraisal experience not listed in subsections (1), (2), or (3) shall be determined by the department on a case-by-case basis.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1), (7), (8), and (15). WSR 06-06-069, § 308-125-075, filed 2/28/06, effective 4/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1). WSR 97-02-004, § 308-125-075, filed 12/20/96, effective 1/20/97; WSR 94-15-058, § 308-125-075, filed 7/18/94, effective 8/18/94.]



308-125-080
Application for certification.

(1) Upon receipt of notice of passage of the examination, applicants must submit a complete original certification application with the certification fee to the department of licensing, business and professions division, at its official address. The department will verify qualifications under chapter 18.140 RCW and the rules promulgated thereunder.
(2) Each original and renewal certificate issued under RCW 18.140.130 shall expire on the applicant's second birthday following issuance of the certificate.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1). WSR 97-02-004, § 308-125-080, filed 12/20/96, effective 1/20/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1)(14) and chapter 18.40 RCW. WSR 92-18-018, § 308-125-080, filed 8/24/92, effective 9/24/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030. WSR 91-04-074, § 308-125-080, filed 2/5/91, effective 3/8/91.]



308-125-085
Temporary practice.

(1) A real estate appraiser from another state who is licensed or certified by another state shall apply for registration to receive temporary licensing or certification for a single assignment in Washington by paying a fee and filing an application with the department on a form provided by the department. An applicant may be required to provide a statement from the state in which the person is licensed or certified establishing licensure or certification.
(2) Licensing and certification privileges granted under the provisions of this section shall expire six months from issuance. Licensing or certification shall not be renewed. However, an applicant may receive an extension of a temporary practice permit to complete the assignment, provided that a written request is received by the department prior to the expiration date, stating the reason for the extension.
(3) Persons granted temporary licensing or certification privileges under this section shall not advertise or otherwise hold themselves out as being licensed or certified by the state of Washington.
(4) Persons granted temporary licensure or certification are subject to all provisions under this chapter. Each temporary permit issued under this section allows an appraiser to perform an independent appraisal service required by a contract for appraisal services submitted to the department with the application for temporary permit.
(5) An appraiser may obtain a maximum of three temporary practice permits in a calendar year.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1) and (15). WSR 13-17-002, § 308-125-085, filed 8/7/13, effective 9/7/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1), 18.140.155(2). WSR 02-10-022, § 308-125-085, filed 4/23/02, effective 5/24/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1). WSR 97-02-004, § 308-125-085, filed 12/20/96, effective 1/20/97; WSR 93-17-020, § 308-125-085, filed 8/10/93, effective 9/10/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1)(14) and chapter 18.40 RCW. WSR 92-18-018, § 308-125-085, filed 8/24/92, effective 9/24/92.]



308-125-090
Continuing education required.

(1) As a prerequisite to renewal of certification, licensure, or registration, the holder of a certificate, license, or registration shall present evidence satisfactory to the director of successful completion of the continuing education requirements of this section.
(2) The continuing education requirements for renewal of certification, licensure, or registration shall be the completion by the applicant of twenty-eight hours of instruction in courses or seminars which have received the approval of the director. Courses must be completed within the term of certification, licensure, or registration immediately preceding renewal. An applicant shall not receive credit in consecutive renewals for courses that have the same or very similar content and are deemed comparable by the department. The holder of a certificate, license, or registration will present evidence of successful completion of the seven-hour National USPAP update course or its equivalent.
(3) In order for courses or seminars to be accepted under subsection (2) of this section, the course or seminar must be a minimum of two hours in length and be directly related to real estate appraising. However, a maximum of one-half of the continuing education hours required for renewal can be in two-hour seminars or courses.
(4) An examination is not required for courses or seminars taken for continuing education classroom hours.
(5) Up to one-half of the requirement under subsection (2) of this section may be met by participation other than as a student in educational process and programs approved by the director including teaching, program development, and authorship of textbooks and other written instructional materials. A licensee or certificate holder may receive continuing education credit for teaching an approved real estate appraisal course. Once a licensee or certificate holder has received credit for teaching an approved real estate appraiser course, the credential holder shall not receive credit for teaching that course or any substantially similar course on any subsequent occasion, with the exception of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice, USPAP, 7-hour update.
(6) Courses or seminars taken to satisfy the continuing education requirement for real estate appraisers, should include coverage of real estate appraisal related topics, such as:
(a) Ad valorem taxation.
(b) Arbitrations, dispute resolution.
(c) Business courses related to practice of real estate appraisal and consulting.
(d) Construction estimating.
(e) Ethics and standards of professional practice, USPAP.
(f) Land use planning, zoning, and taxation.
(g) Management, leasing, brokerage, timesharing.
(h) Property development, partial interests.
(i) Real estate appraisal (valuations/evaluations).
(j) Real estate financing and investment.
(k) Real estate law, easements and legal interests.
(l) Real estate litigation, damages and condemnation.
(m) Real estate related computer applications.
(n) Real estate securities and syndication.
(o) Real property exchange.
(p) Appraisal and consulting report writing.
(q) Green buildings.
(r) Seller concessions.
(s) Developing opinions of real property value in appraisals that also include personal property and/or business value.
(t) Such other presentations approved by the director.
(7) The director may approve continuing education credit for attendance at one real estate appraiser commission meeting of no more than seven hours.
(8) The director may defer completion of continuing education for the holder of a certificate, license, or registration returning from military service active duty and place the registration, license, or certificate in an active status for a period of ninety days pending completion of education. If the holder of a certificate, license, or registration fails to comply with the continuing education requirement within said ninety days, the registration, license, or certificate will revert to an expired status.
(9) A licensee or certificate holder may receive continuing education credit for teaching an approved real estate appraisal course. One hour of education credit for each hour of teaching an approved real estate appraisal course shall be given. Once a licensee or certificate holder has received credit for teaching an approved real estate appraisal course, the credential holder shall not receive credit for teaching that course or any substantially similar course on any subsequent occasion.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1) and (15). WSR 13-17-002, § 308-125-090, filed 8/7/13, effective 9/7/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1), (7), (8), and (15). WSR 10-09-024, § 308-125-090, filed 4/13/10, effective 5/14/10; WSR 07-23-079, § 308-125-090, filed 11/19/07, effective 1/1/08; WSR 06-06-069, § 308-125-090, filed 2/28/06, effective 4/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(8). WSR 03-14-091, § 308-125-090, filed 6/30/03, effective 7/31/03; WSR 99-11-039, § 308-125-090, filed 5/14/99, effective 6/14/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1). WSR 97-02-004, § 308-125-090, filed 12/20/96, effective 1/20/97; WSR 93-17-020, § 308-125-090, filed 8/10/93, effective 9/10/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030. WSR 91-04-074, § 308-125-090, filed 2/5/91, effective 3/8/91.]



308-125-095
Responsibilities of the appraiser supervisor.

(1) A certified real estate appraiser licensed by the state of Washington may supervise trainees in accordance with the following provisions:
(a) The certified real estate appraiser is in good standing and not subject to any disciplinary action which affects their legal eligibility to engage in appraisal practice within the three years preceding registration to become a supervisory appraiser.
(b) The certified real estate appraiser shall have been certified for a minimum of three years prior to becoming a supervisory appraiser.
(c) The certified real estate appraiser shall have completed a course that, at a minimum, complies with the specification for course content established by the appraiser qualifications board. This course must be completed prior to supervising a registered appraiser trainee.
(d) Not more than three real estate appraiser trainees may be supervised in accordance with the appraiser qualifications board standards unless written authorization by the department is granted to exceed that number of trainees at any one time.
(e) Supervision of trainees in the process of appraising real property shall occur within the boundaries of the state of Washington and comply with jurisdictional and established agreements with other states. If a trainee is supervised by a certified appraiser who is licensed in both the state of Washington and with another state or has a temporary license in another state; and the trainee is registered as a trainee in that other state by either temporary permit, license, or registration, then the appraisal assignments shall qualify as work experience on the experience log.
(f) Authorization to exceed supervision of three trainees may be granted by the director upon approval of a written request and under the provisions of subsection (2) of this section.
(g) A registered real estate appraiser trainee may assist in the completion of an appraisal report, including determination of an opinion of value and may sign the appraisal report, provided that he/she is actively and personally supervised by a state-certified real estate appraiser, and provided that the appraisal report is reviewed and signed by the state-certified real estate appraiser; and provided the state-certified appraiser accepts total responsibility for the appraisal report.
(h) The certified appraiser shall:
(i) Personally inspect each appraised property with the trainee appraiser, until the supervisory appraiser determines the trainee is competent to inspect the property, in accordance with the Competency Rule of USPAP for the property type.
(ii) Personally review and verify each appraisal report prepared by the trainee as entered on the trainee experience log as qualifying work experience prior to the log being submitted to the department by the supervised trainee. The trainee shall be entitled to obtain copies of the appraisal reports in which the trainee provided appraisal assistance.
(iii) Personally review and verify each appraisal report prepared by a state licensed or certified residential appraiser as entered on the qualifying work experience log prior to the log being submitted to the department by the licensee. The state licensed or certified residential appraiser shall be entitled to obtain copies of the appraisal reports in which the state licensed and certified residential appraiser provided appraisal assistance.
(iv) Comply with all USPAP requirements.
(v) Maintain a separate "properties inspected with trainee" log for each supervised trainee. This log must be made available to the department upon request and is to be submitted with trainee's application for license or certification.
(vi) Register with the department as a supervisory appraiser and include the names of the registered real estate appraiser trainees being supervised. Registration must be five business days prior to the start of supervision. The supervisory appraiser shall notify the department when they are no longer a supervisory appraiser of a trainee, with such notice including the name, address, and registration number of the registered trainee.
(2) Authorization may be granted by the director to a certified appraiser to exceed the number of trainees allowed to be supervised providing:
(a) The certified appraiser has more than five years certified experience.
(b) The certified appraiser shall make a written application to the department requesting to supervise not more than three trainees with less than one year experience; and three trainees with more than one year experience; and five trainees with greater than two years experience. The total number of supervised trainees shall not exceed eight for all experience levels at any one time.
(c) The certified appraiser shall prepare and maintain trainee progress reports and make them available to the department until such time as the trainee becomes certified or licensed or after two years has lapsed since supervising the trainee.
(d) The certified appraiser shall provide to the department a mentoring plan for consideration prior to the department authorizing supervision of more than three trainees.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 and Title XI § 1122 (b), 12 U.S.C. WSR 17-24-040, § 308-125-095, filed 11/30/17, effective 12/31/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1) and (15). WSR 16-02-008, § 308-125-095, filed 12/28/15, effective 1/28/16; WSR 13-17-002, § 308-125-095, filed 8/7/13, effective 9/7/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1), (7), (8), and (15). WSR 08-17-016, § 308-125-095, filed 8/8/08, effective 9/8/08; WSR 06-06-069, § 308-125-095, filed 2/28/06, effective 4/1/06.]



308-125-100
Course approval requirements.

(1) For purpose of this section prior to July 1, 1992, the director will approve the following courses required prerequisite to sitting for the examination: Provided, That courses must satisfy the requirements of WAC 308-125-050.
(a) Courses offered at college or universities, vocational-technical schools, community colleges, and other state or federal agencies will be accepted by the director;
(b) Courses offered by other providers such as real estate appraisal or real estate organizations or proprietary schools must be reviewed and approved by the director.
(2) For purposes of this section, after July 1, 1992, the director will approve the following courses required prerequisite to sitting for the examination and continuing education: Provided, That courses must satisfy the requirements of WAC 308-125-030, 308-125-040, 308-125-045, 308-125-050, and 308-125-090:
(a) Courses taken at colleges or universities, vocational-technical schools, community colleges, and state or federal agencies will be accepted by the director;
(b) Courses offered by other providers such as real estate appraisal or real estate organizations or proprietary schools must be reviewed and approved by the director: Provided, That all courses offered by providers under this subsection after July 1, 1992, must be preapproved by the director in order to qualify.
(3) Copies of official transcripts of college records or certificates of completion will be considered as satisfactory evidence for education requirements.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1). WSR 93-17-020, § 308-125-100, filed 8/10/93, effective 9/10/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030. WSR 91-04-074, § 308-125-100, filed 2/5/91, effective 3/8/91.]



308-125-110
Business location and/or physical address and mailing address.

It is the responsibility of each applicant state-certified and licensed real estate appraiser, and registered real estate appraiser trainee to notify the department of a change of business location and/or physical and mailing address for receiving certified mail and service documents. Change of address notification shall be made within ten days of the change of address. If appraisal work files are stored at another location from the appraiser's place of business then such location shall be reported to the director upon request.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1), (7), (8), and (15). WSR 06-06-069, § 308-125-110, filed 2/28/06, effective 4/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1). WSR 93-17-020, § 308-125-110, filed 8/10/93, effective 9/10/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030. WSR 91-04-074, § 308-125-110, filed 2/5/91, effective 3/8/91.]



308-125-120
Fees and charges.

The following fees shall be paid under the provisions of chapter 18.140 RCW:
Title of Fee
Fee
(1)
Application for examination
$370.00
(2)
Examination
 
120.00**
(3)
Reexamination
 
120.00**
(4)
Original certification
250.00*
(5)
Certification renewal
530.00*
(6)
Late renewal penalty
38.00
(7)
Duplicate certificate
30.00
(8)
Certification history record
30.00
(9)
Application for reciprocity
370.00
(10)
Original certification via reciprocity
250.00*
(11)
Temporary practice
150.00
(12)
Trainee registration
200.00
(13)
Trainee registration renewal
200.00
*
Fees for these categories marked with an asterisk include a national registry fee in an amount determined by the appraisal subcommittee to be submitted by the state.Title XI, SEC. 1109 requires each state to submit a roster listing of state licensed and certified appraisers to the Appraiser Subcommittee.
**
Charges for categories marked with a double asterisk are determined by contract with an outside testing service.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1), (7), (8) and (15). WSR 11-19-103, § 308-125-120, filed 9/21/11, effective 10/22/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.050 and 42.24.086. WSR 09-24-037, § 308-125-120, filed 11/23/09, effective 1/1/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1), (7), (8), and (15). WSR 06-06-069, § 308-125-120, filed 2/28/06, effective 4/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.24.086. WSR 02-03-011, § 308-125-120, filed 1/4/02, effective 5/1/02; WSR 99-04-075, § 308-125-120, filed 2/2/99, effective 3/5/99; WSR 97-21-077, § 308-125-120, filed 10/17/97, effective 1/1/98; WSR 97-16-042, § 308-125-120, filed 7/31/97, effective 8/31/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1). WSR 97-02-004, § 308-125-120, filed 12/20/96, effective 1/20/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1)(14) and chapter 18.40 RCW. WSR 92-18-018, § 308-125-120, filed 8/24/92, effective 9/24/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030. WSR 91-04-074, § 308-125-120, filed 2/5/91, effective 3/8/91.]



308-125-130
Application, certification, licensure, and reexamination.

(1) An applicant who has satisfied the prerequisite to sit for the licensure or certification examination must complete the examination within six months of approval date by the department.
(2) Any applicant who has passed the licensure or certification examination must become licensed or certified within six months from the date of such examination. Failure to comply with this provision will necessitate the submission of a new application, application fee, and the taking and passing of another examination prior to licensure or certification.
(3) An applicant who has failed the examination, or failed to appear for a scheduled examination, may apply for reexamination provided the required reexamination fee is submitted. The examination approval notice shall be valid for reexamination for a period of no more than six months after date of issuance.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1). WSR 93-17-020, § 308-125-130, filed 8/10/93, effective 9/10/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1)(14) and chapter 18.40 RCW. WSR 92-18-018, § 308-125-130, filed 8/24/92, effective 9/24/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030. WSR 91-04-074, § 308-125-130, filed 2/5/91, effective 3/8/91.]



308-125-140
Passing exam score.

The minimum scaled score required to pass the real estate appraiser examination is established by the appraiser qualifications board.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1) and (15). WSR 13-17-002, § 308-125-140, filed 8/7/13, effective 9/7/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1). WSR 93-17-020, § 308-125-140, filed 8/10/93, effective 9/10/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030. WSR 91-04-074, § 308-125-140, filed 2/5/91, effective 3/8/91.]



308-125-150
Examination procedures.

(1) Each applicant will be required to present one piece of positive identification which bears a photograph of the applicant. In the event the applicant has no photo identification, the applicant will be required to make prior arrangements with the licensing unit not later than ten working days prior to the examination. Failure to produce the required identification will result in the applicant being refused admission to the examination.
(2) Applicants will be required to refrain from talking to other examinees during the examination unless specifically directed or permitted to do so by a test monitor. Any applicant observed talking or attempting to give or receive information, using unauthorized materials during any portion of the examination, or removing test booklets and/or notes from the testing room will be subject to denial of a certification.
(3) Applicants who participate in disruptive behavior during the examination will be required to turn in their test materials to the test monitor and leave the examination site. Their opportunity to sit for the examination will be forfeited. Their answer sheet will be voided. A voided answer sheet will not be scored and the examination fee will not be refunded. A candidate must then reapply to take the examination.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030. WSR 91-04-074, § 308-125-150, filed 2/5/91, effective 3/8/91.]



308-125-170
Exceptions to chapter 18.140 RCW.

No exceptions will be allowed to the requirements of chapter 18.140 RCW except as provided by statute or rule.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030. WSR 91-04-074, § 308-125-170, filed 2/5/91, effective 3/8/91.]



308-125-180
Reciprocity.

A person licensed or certified as a real estate appraiser under the rules or laws of another state may obtain certification in the state of Washington when the following condition is met:
The state in which the appraiser is licensed or certified has an appraiser licensure or certification program which meets federal guidelines.
A person seeking licensure or certification under this section may be required to provide a statement from the state in which the person is licensed or certified establishing licensure or certification.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1) and (15). WSR 15-18-120, § 308-125-180, filed 9/2/15, effective 10/3/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1). WSR 97-02-004, § 308-125-180, filed 12/20/96, effective 1/20/97; WSR 93-17-020, § 308-125-180, filed 8/10/93, effective 9/10/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030. WSR 91-04-074, § 308-125-180, filed 2/5/91, effective 3/8/91.]



308-125-190
Examination required—Scope.

The director shall approve an examination for licensure and certification of real estate appraisers. This examination may be prepared and administered within a state agency, or the director may request bids for contracts to prepare and administer the exam. Such requests for proposals shall be done in accordance with the state law.
(1) The director will determine the scope of the examination and provide information concerning the scope of the examination to an individual upon request.
(2) If the director determines to seek proposals for testing services, the director will establish criteria for evaluating the proposals.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1). WSR 93-17-020, § 308-125-190, filed 8/10/93, effective 9/10/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030. WSR 91-04-074, § 308-125-190, filed 2/5/91, effective 3/8/91.]



308-125-200
Standards of practice.

(1) The standard of practice governing real estate appraisal activities will be the edition of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice of the Appraisal Foundation in effect on the date of the appraisal report. A copy of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice is available for review and inspection at the office of the Real Estate Appraiser Unit Office, Olympia, Washington. The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice is a copyright document. Copy of the full text may be obtained from the Appraisal Foundation at The Appraisal Foundation, P.O. Box 96734, Washington, DC 20090-6734.
(2) Expert review appraisers as defined by RCW 18.140.010(11) while performing expert reviews pursuant to chapter 18.140 RCW are required to comply with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice, Standard 3 review provisions while performing expert reviews for the director.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1), (7), (8), and (15). WSR 06-06-069, § 308-125-200, filed 2/28/06, effective 4/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1) and (13). WSR 05-05-097, § 308-125-200, filed 2/16/05, effective 3/19/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1) and 18.235.030(1). WSR 04-04-052, § 308-125-200, filed 1/30/04, effective 3/1/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (16), (17). WSR 03-02-040, § 308-125-200, filed 12/24/02, effective 1/24/03; WSR 02-03-012, § 308-125-200, filed 1/4/02, effective 2/4/02. Statutory Authority: [RCW 18.140.030 (16), (17) and chapter 18.140 RCW.] WSR 00-23-038, § 308-125-200, filed 11/9/00, effective 12/10/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.24.086. WSR 00-04-057, § 308-125-200, filed 1/28/00, effective 2/28/00; WSR 99-04-074, § 308-125-200, filed 2/2/99, effective 3/5/99; WSR 98-17-083, § 308-125-200, filed 8/18/98, effective 9/18/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030. WSR 91-04-074, § 308-125-200, filed 2/5/91, effective 3/8/91.]



308-125-210
Required records—Accessibility of records to the department of licensing.

All appraisers certified or licensed under chapter 18.140 RCW must retain records required by the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice for a minimum of five years or at least two years after final disposition of any judicial proceeding in which the appraiser provided testimony related to the assignment, whichever period expires last. Such records will be subject to random audit by the department without notice and must be readily available for inspection by a representative of the department.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1), (7), (8), and (15). WSR 06-06-069, § 308-125-210, filed 2/28/06, effective 4/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1). WSR 93-17-020, § 308-125-210, filed 8/10/93, effective 9/10/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030. WSR 91-04-074, § 308-125-210, filed 2/5/91, effective 3/8/91.]



308-125-225
Meetings—Notice.

The real estate appraiser commission meets at the call of the director. Regular meetings are scheduled in February, May, August and November on the third Friday. Department requirements may necessitate altering scheduled meetings in accordance with RCW 42.30.075. Special meetings are in accordance with RCW 42.30.080.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030 (1), (7), (8), and (15). WSR 06-06-069, § 308-125-225, filed 2/28/06, effective 4/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.140.030(1). WSR 93-17-020, § 308-125-225, filed 8/10/93, effective 9/10/93.]