ORS 696.205¹
Death or incapacity of sole proprietor real estate licensee
  • temporary license
  • rules

(1) If a real estate licensee who is a sole practitioner or who is the sole principal real estate broker of a real estate business dies or becomes incapacitated, the Real Estate Commissioner may issue a temporary license to the executor, administrator or personal representative of the estate of the deceased real estate licensee or to the court-appointed fiduciary of the incapacitated real estate licensee, or to some other individual designated by the commissioner, in order to continue to transact the real estate business in the case of the incapacitated real estate licensee or to wind up the affairs of the deceased or incapacitated real estate licensee. The term of a temporary license issued under this section may not exceed one year from the date of issuance unless the commissioner, in the discretion of the commissioner, extends the term of the temporary license based on sufficient cause provided by the temporary licensee to the commissioner.

(2) The Real Estate Agency may adopt administrative rules to administer this section or to authorize an individual to transact or wind up real estate business on behalf of the deceased or incapacitated real estate licensee. [1975 c.746 §7; 2001 c.300 §17; 2005 c.116 §6; 2007 c.319 §8]

Chapter 696

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Sales of subdivision lots by mobile home salespeople, (1975) Vol 37, p 865; sales or offers of interests in limited partnerships to invest in real estate, (1978) Vol 38, p 1971

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 696—Real Estate and Escrow Activities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­696.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 696, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­696ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.
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