A competitive market analysis is not an appraisal. A licensee may perform a competitive market analysis as part of providing real estate
services. However, a licensee shall not perform a competitive market analysis for the mortgagee
on a property that is the subject of a signed agreement of sale. A competitive market analysis as permitted under this chapter shall meet the following
(1) A competitive market analysis shall only be prepared for the following purposes:
a. An existing or potential seller or owner for the purpose of listing a property
for sale or lease; or
b. An existing or potential buyer or tenant for the purpose of purchasing or leasing
a property for sale or lease;
(2) The following disclosure shall appear in at least a 12-point bold face type font
and located immediately following the estimated market price:
“Notwithstanding any language to the contrary contained herein, this Competitive Market
Analysis is NOT an appraisal of the market value for property and is not intended
to be used for any legal purpose including approval of a mortgage loan, modification
of a mortgage loan, divorce/property separation, estate settlement, bankruptcy proceedings
or any other purpose where real estate value is needed. If an appraisal is desired, the services of a licensed or certified appraiser must
(3) The competitive market analysis shall comply with the content requirements as
provided in the rules and regulations.
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