(1) Supervising brokers shall provide reasonable supervision for licensed salespersons with two or more years of experience that shall include, but not be limited to, compliance with the following: 

(a) maintaining a written office policy describing the duties and responsibilities of licensees affiliated with the broker.  A copy of the written policy shall: 

(i) be given to, read, and signed by each licensee; and

(ii) be available for inspection, upon request, by any authorized representative of the board;

(b) auditing all transaction files to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations;

(c) consulting with and/or assisting throughout the transaction;

(d) communicating directly in person or by electronic communication on a regular basis;

(e) providing regular training on applicable real estate law, contracts, and current business practices; and

(f) reviewing all advertising, in any media, of any service for which a license is required.

(2) Nothing in this rule shall prevent a supervising broker from engaging others to assist in providing the supervision outlined in (1).  The supervising broker takes full responsibility for any additional brokers, salespersons, or unlicensed assistants employed by the broker to assist or audit a licensee's business.


History: 37-1-131, 37-1-319, 37-51-203, MCA; IMP, 37-1-131, 37-1-319, 37-51-302, MCA; NEW, 2021 MAR p. 1778, Eff. 12/11/21.