Upon the death or disability of a licensed real estate broker who was engaged in a proprietorship or who was the only licensed broker in a corporation or partnership, the Real Estate Board shall grant approval to carry on the business of the deceased or disabled broker for 180 days following the death or disability of the broker solely for the purpose of concluding the business of the deceased or disabled broker in the following order:
2. If there is no personal representative qualified pursuant to subdivision 1, then an agent designated under a power of attorney of the disabled or deceased broker, which designation expressly references this section.
In the event none of the foregoing is available or suitable, the Board may appoint any other suitable person to terminate the business within 180 days.
1984, c. 283, § 54-731.3; 1988, c. 765; 2014, cc. 24, 705.