§ 339.010 Definitions — inapplicability of chapter.
§ 339.020 Brokers and salespersons, unlawful to act without license
§ 339.030 Business entities may be licensed, when, fee
§ 339.040 Licenses granted to whom — examination — qualifications — fee — temporary …
§ 339.045 Real estate schools — accreditation — registration — fee, how determined.
§ 339.050 Form of application
§ 339.060 Fees, amount, set how — term of licenses.
§ 339.070 Fees, collection and disposition — fund, source, use, transferred to …
§ 339.080 Denial of application or license, when, notice — hearing.
§ 339.090 License of nonresident — fee — reciprocity — rulemaking authority.
§ 339.100 Investigation of certain practices, procedure — subpoenas — formal …
§ 339.105 Separate bank escrow accounts required — service charges for account may be …
§ 339.110 Refusal of licenses, when
§ 339.120 Commission, created — members, qualifications, terms, compensation — powers …
§ 339.125 Rulemaking procedure
§ 339.130 Legal status of commission
§ 339.150 No fee to be paid to unlicensed person — exception when broker refuses to …
§ 339.151 No commission or consideration unless reasonable cause for payment or ..
§ 339.160 Real estate brokers and salespersons may not bring legal action for ..
§ 339.170 Penalty for violation
§ 339.175 Mortgage fraud, commission may file court action — civil penalty — …
§ 339.180 Practice without a license — endangering welfare of others — injunction, …
§ 339.190 Real estate licensee, immunity from liability, when
§ 339.200 Prohibited acts — investigation may be initiated, when, procedure.
§ 339.205 Civil penalty may be imposed, when — amount, limit, factors — settlement …
§ 339.500 Citation of law
§ 339.501 Licensure or certification of real estate appraisers required, exceptions
§ 339.503 Definitions
§ 339.505 Titles of state-certified or state-licensed appraiser, who may use — …
§ 339.507 Real estate appraisers commission and chairperson, appointment — terms — …
§ 339.507 v2 Real estate appraisers commission and chairperson, appointment — terms — …
§ 339.509 Commission, powers and duties
§ 339.511 Classifications of certification and licensure for appraisers and ..
§ 339.513 Applications for examinations, original certification, licensure and ..
§ 339.515 Examination, content, validity period, must retake, when — failure to pass …
§ 339.517 Examination required, when — rules authorized, invalid, when.
§ 339.519 Term of license — expiration date to appear on certificate or license — …
§ 339.523 Nonresidents of state — requirements to be certified or licensed in …
§ 339.525 Renewals, procedure — renewal of an expired certificate or license, when, …
§ 339.527 Certificate or license number to be placed on report or contract — titles, …
§ 339.529 Addresses and changes of addresses, procedure — duties of notification.
§ 339.530 Continuing education requirements for renewal or accepted other studies and ..
§ 339.531 Complaint procedure — effective date.
§ 339.532 Refusal to issue or renew certificate or license, procedure, hearing, ..
§ 339.533 Authority of commission, oaths and subpoenas
§ 339.535 Compliance with uniform standards required
§ 339.537 Records to be retained, retention period — availability of records for …
§ 339.539 Choosing an appraiser or discriminating against one for membership or lack ..
§ 339.541 Deception or fraud in applications, taking examination or falsely ..
§ 339.543 Mortgage fraud, commission may file court action — civil penalty — …
§ 339.544 Rulemaking authority
§ 339.545 Commission to issue certificates and licenses
§ 339.546 Violations of law — criminal penalties.
§ 339.549 Violation of law — civil penalties — injunctions, venue.
§ 339.710 Definitions
§ 339.720 Licensee’s duties and obligations in writing — licensee as transaction …
§ 339.730 Licensee as limited agent representing seller or landlord, duties — …
§ 339.740 Licensee representing head buyer or tenant — duties and obligations of — …
§ 339.750 Dual agent, consent — dual agent as limited agent — disclosure of …
§ 339.755 Duties and obligations of transaction broker
§ 339.760 Written agreement, adoption by designated broker, scope
§ 339.770 Broker disclosure form for residential real estate transaction, provided by ..
§ 339.780 Brokerage services, written agreements for, parties to, authorizations by ..
§ 339.790 Commencement of agreement, when — duties after termination of agreement.
§ 339.800 Compensation of designated broker, paid by whom, sharing compensation — …
§ 339.810 Misrepresentation, client liability — licensee liability — liability for …
§ 339.820 Limited agency agreement, listings or representing client, appointment of ..
§ 339.830 Designated agents’ and transaction brokers’ duties to client — licensees’ …
§ 339.840 Supersession of agency law, no limitation of civil actions
§ 339.845 Notice of delinquent taxes to be sent by commission
§ 339.850 Rules and regulations, promulgation, authority
§ 339.855 Severability clause

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 339 - Real Estate Agents, Brokers, Appraisers and Escrow Agents

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • 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.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • 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.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • 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: includes administrator where the subject matter applies to an administrator. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • 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.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of the statutes, mean the section next preceding or next following that in which the reference is made, unless some other section is expressly designated in the reference. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Guardian: if used in a section in a context relating to property rights or obligations, means conservator of the estate as defined in Missouri Laws 1.020
  • hereafter: means the time after the statute containing it takes effect. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Heretofore: means any time previous to the day when the statute containing it takes effect. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Incompetent: if used in a section in a context relating to actual occupational ability without reference to a court adjudication of incompetency, means the actual ability of a person to perform in that occupation. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • 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.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Place of residence: means the place where the family of any person permanently resides in this state, and the place where any person having no family generally lodges. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • 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.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: when applied to any of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • United States: includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • voter: is used in the laws of this state it shall mean registered voter, or legal voter. See Missouri Laws 1.035