Real Estate and Escrow Activities

ORS 696.294
Opinion letter

  • rules


As used in this section, “letter opinion” means a document that expresses a real estate licensee’s conclusion regarding a recommended listing, selling or purchase price or a rental or lease consideration of certain real estate and that results from the licensee’s competitive market analysis.


The Real Estate Commissioner by rule shall specify the minimum contents of a letter opinion, including but not limited to the distinction between a letter opinion and a real estate appraisal. [2007 c.319 §3]
Note: 696.294 (Opinion letter) was added to and made a part of 696.010 (Definitions) to 696.495 (Revolving fund) by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
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


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