(1) No principal broker shall maintain a branch office outside a one hundred (100) mile radius of the main office without having a broker managing the branch office.
(2) A sales associate with two (2) years experience in the real estate business, averaging at least twenty (20) hours per week for a period of twenty-four (24) months prior, may manage a branch office inside a one hundred (100) mile radius of the main office.

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes 324.112

  • Affiliation: means the relationship agreed upon between a licensee and a principal broker and reported to the commission, where the licensee places his or her license with the principal broker for supervision of the licensee's real estate brokerage activity. See Kentucky Statutes 324.010
  • Broker: means any person who is licensed under KRS 324. See Kentucky Statutes 324.010
  • Commission: means the Kentucky Real Estate Commission. See Kentucky Statutes 324.010
  • Principal broker: means a person licensed as a broker under KRS 324. See Kentucky Statutes 324.010
  • Real estate: means real estate in its ordinary meaning and includes timeshares, options, leaseholds, and other interests less than leaseholds. See Kentucky Statutes 324.010
  • Real estate brokerage: means a single, multiple, or continuing act of dealing in time shares or options, selling or offering for sale, buying or offering to buy, negotiating the purchase, sale, or exchange of real estate, engaging in property management, leasing or offering to lease, renting or offering for rent, or referring or offering to refer for the purpose of securing prospects, any real estate or the improvements thereon for others for a fee, compensation, or other valuable consideration. See Kentucky Statutes 324.010
  • Sales associate: means any person licensed in accordance with KRS 324. See Kentucky Statutes 324.010

(3) The principal broker shall register any branch office with the commission within ten
(10) days of the creation of the branch office.
(4) The licenses of all licensees shall be kept on file in the office in which they are actively engaged and affiliated.
(5) A principal broker in the process of closing a real estate brokerage business may affiliate temporarily with another principal broker if:
(a) No other licensee is affiliated with the former principal broker;
(b) Both the former and the latter principal brokers represent to the commission that the affiliation is for the purpose of closing the former principal broker’s business; and
(c) Both the former and the latter principal brokers give assurances satisfactory to the commission that no consumer will be adversely affected by the affiliation or the closing of the former principal broker’s business.
Effective: July 15, 2010
History: Amended 2010 Ky. Acts ch. 130, sec. 2, effective July 15, 2010. — Amended
2004 Ky. Acts ch. 45, sec. 3, effective July 13, 2004. — Amended 2000 Ky. Acts ch.
488, sec. 10, effective July 14, 2000. — Amended 1992 Ky. Acts ch. 448, sec. 12, effective July 14, 1992. — Created 1982 Ky. Acts ch. 196, sec. 4, effective July 15,
1982.