(a) The term "licensed real estate appraiser" or "certified real estate appraiser" may only be used to refer to individuals who hold the license and may not be used following or immediately in connection with the name or signature of a firm, partnership, corporation, or group; or in a manner that it might be interpreted as referring to a firm, partnership, corporation, group, or anyone other than an individual holder of the license.
(b) No license shall be issued under this article to a corporation, partnership, firm, or group. This shall not be construed to prevent a licensed real estate appraiser from signing an appraisal report on behalf of a corporation, partnership, firm, or group practice licensed to appraise real estate under this article.
(c) Authority to transact business as a licensed real estate appraiser shall be restricted to the person named in the license and shall not inure to the benefit of any other person.
Last modified: May 3, 2021