The term "office" in RCW 18.85.231
for a firm actively licensed in another jurisdiction in which the broker's headquarter office is located shall mean the Washington location where trust account and transaction records are maintained. Such records are required to be maintained for three years. The trust account and transaction records shall be open and accessible to representatives of the department of licensing. The parties to the transaction shall have access to the transaction records prepared or retained for the requesting party.
A firm whose headquarter office is actively licensed in another jurisdiction and is seeking licensure in Washington must obtain a firm license. The firm must also register a natural person who qualifies as a managing broker in Washington and has a controlling interest in the firm to be the firm's Washington designated broker. The firm shall notify the real estate program of the location address where the records are maintained in the state of Washington and shall include this address with the headquarter's address on the license application.
The Washington license shall be posted at the licensed Washington location where the records are being maintained.
Within thirty days after mailing of the notice of audit, the broker shall come to the department's office, after making an appointment in Olympia to sign the audit report.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.85.041
. WSR 13-14-077, § 308-124D-220, filed 7/1/13, effective 8/1/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.85.040
. WSR 10-06-078, § 308-124D-220, filed 3/1/10, effective 7/1/10.]