§ 324.010 Definitions for chapter
§ 324.020 Requirement of licensing — Application of chapter to owner or builder-developer — Prohibition against fee splitting — Exceptions — Supervision of sales associate — Authority to seek injunctive relief
§ 324.030 Exceptions to KRS 324.020
§ 324.040 Application for license as broker or sales associate
§ 324.045 Qualifications for license — Examination — Fee — Criminal record check
§ 324.046 Requirements for initial licensure
§ 324.080 Form of license certificate — Delivery
§ 324.085 Continuing education requirements — Post-licensure education requirements — Qualifications of instructors — Administrative regulations
§ 324.090 Expiration of license — Fine for failure to renew on time — Expired status
§ 324.111 Escrow account of broker — Interest — Audit — Contract deposit release — Separate property management accounts
§ 324.112 Broker to manage certain branch offices — Qualified sales associate may manage certain branch offices — Registration of branch offices — Filing of licenses — Temporary affiliation of one principal broker with another
§ 324.115 Brokers required to maintain definite place of business — Exception for reciprocity agreements
§ 324.117 Advertising — Affiliations to be listed — Administrative regulations of commission
§ 324.121 Designation of licensee as exclusive agent — Effect of designation — Availability of dual agency
§ 324.141 Reciprocal licensing between states — Consent to service of process by nonresident applicant
§ 324.142 Promotion of sales in Kentucky of property located outside state
§ 324.150 Investigation of licensee — Disciplinary action against licensee –Investigative powers of commission — Emergency hearings
§ 324.151 Complaints — Answers
§ 324.160 Sanctions — Grounds for sanctions
§ 324.162 Agent’s duty to disclose
§ 324.165 Prohibited business practices — Penalties
§ 324.170 Hearing to precede any disciplinary action — Notice — Conduct of hearing
§ 324.200 Hearing — Denial of license or any other disciplinary action — Appeal — Stay of judgment pending appeal
§ 324.220 No other license to be issued for five years after revocation
§ 324.230 Revocation or suspension of principal broker’s license renders inactive the license of person associated with broker
§ 324.235 Definitions for KRS 324.235 to 324.238
§ 324.236 Engaging in commercial real estate brokerage by out-of-state principal broker and out-of-state licensee
§ 324.237 Notice of affiliation with Kentucky cooperating broker required
§ 324.238 Compliance with KRS 324.160(4) and 324.235 to 324.238 — Sanctions and penalties
§ 324.281 Kentucky Real Estate Commission — Members — Terms — Vacancies — Duties — Mandatory continuing education — Compensation of members
§ 324.2811 Automatic removal of member from commission
§ 324.2812 Limitation of commission’s jurisdiction
§ 324.282 Election of chairperson — Rules and regulations
§ 324.284 Employees — Office — Equipment and supplies
§ 324.285 Seal — Records
§ 324.286 Disposition of fees — Payment of expenses
§ 324.287 Fees
§ 324.288 Affiliation fee
§ 324.310 Delivery of sales associate’s license to commission when association terminated — Placing license in inactive status with commission — Reactivating license
§ 324.312 Commission’s right to return of associate’s license — Sanction for failure to return
§ 324.330 Notice of change of location, firm name, surname, or associate — New license
§ 324.360 Form for seller’s disclosure of conditions
§ 324.395 Errors and omissions insurance mandatory for all active status licensees — Extended reporting period coverage insurance for inactive licensees
§ 324.400 Real estate education, research, and recovery fund — Fees
§ 324.410 Purposes of fund
§ 324.420 Collection by aggrieved party from recovery fund
§ 324.425 Closing existing business of deceased or incapacitated principal broker
§ 324.980 Persons to whom KRS Chapter 324 does not apply
§ 324.990 Engaging in real estate brokerage without license — Penalties

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes > Chapter 324 - Real Estate Brokers and Salesmen

  • Accredited institution: means a college or university accredited by appropriately recognized educational associations or chartered and licensed in Kentucky that grants credits toward a program for either an associate, baccalaureate, graduate, or professional degree. See Kentucky Statutes 324.010
  • Action: includes all proceedings in any court of this state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • 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
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Approved real estate school: means :
    (a) A school that has been given a certificate of approval by the Kentucky Commission on Proprietary Education or other regulatory bodies that exercise jurisdiction over accreditation and approval and the Kentucky Real Estate Commission. See Kentucky Statutes 324.010
  • Attorney: means attorney-at-law. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Broker: means any person who is licensed under KRS 324. See Kentucky Statutes 324.010
  • Canceled: means the status of a license when a licensee fails to renew a license, writes the commission a check for fees that is not honored, fails to re-affiliate with a principal broker, or fails to complete requirements for continuing or post-license education. See Kentucky Statutes 324.010
  • Certified mail: means any method of governmental, commercial, or electronic delivery that allows a document or package to have proof of:
    (a) Sending the document or package. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Commission: means the Kentucky Real Estate Commission. See Kentucky Statutes 324.010
  • Company: may extend and be applied to any corporation, company, person, partnership, joint stock company, or association. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Designated manager: means a licensed sales associate or broker who manages a main or branch office for the principal broker, at the principal broker's direction, and has managing authority over the activities of the sales associates at that office. See Kentucky Statutes 324.010
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Federal: refers to the United States. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means calendar month. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Owner: when applied to any animal, means any person having a property interest in such animal. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Post-license education: means the forty-eight (48) hours of commission-approved education required within two (2) years of receiving or activating an initial sales associate license. See Kentucky Statutes 324.010
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Principal broker: means a person licensed as a broker under KRS 324. See Kentucky Statutes 324.010
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Property management: means the overall management of real property for others for a fee, compensation, or other valuable consideration, and may include the marketing of property, the leasing of property, collecting rental payments on the property, payment of notes, mortgages, and other debts on the property, coordinating maintenance for the property, remitting funds and accounting statements to the owner, and other activities that the commission may determine by
    administrative regulation. See Kentucky Statutes 324.010
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • 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
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Referral fee: means consideration of any kind paid or demanded for the referral of a potential or actual buyer, seller, lessor, or lessee of real estate. See Kentucky Statutes 324.010
  • Revoked: means the status of a license when disciplinary action has been ordered that removes the licensee's legal authority to broker real estate for a minimum of five (5) years. See Kentucky Statutes 324.010
  • Sales associate: means any person licensed in accordance with KRS 324. See Kentucky Statutes 324.010
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Sworn: includes "affirmed" in all cases in which an affirmation may be substituted for an oath. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Year: means calendar year. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010