Broker Reporting Requirements

Brokers are required to provide immediate written notification (self-report) to the Commission of Real Estate within 30 calendar days if they have a conviction, pleas or violation. 

Reasons for Self-Reporting

A plea of guilty, a plea of nolo contendere, or a conviction of any crime as pursuant to 12-10-217(1)(n), C.R.S

A violation or aiding and abetting in the violation of the Colorado or federal fair housing laws. 
 
Any disciplinary action was taken against a broker in any other jurisdiction, if the broker’s action(s) would constitute a violation of Commission statutes and these rules.

A suspension or revocation of a license, registration, or certification by Colorado or another Jurisdiction, within the last five (5) years, for fraud, deceit, material misrepresentation, theft, or the breach of a fiduciary duty that denied the Broker the authorization to practice as a mortgage loan originator, a real estate broker or salesperson, a real estate appraiser, an insurance producer, an attorney, a securities broker-dealer, a securities sales representative, an investment advisor, or an investment advisor representative.

How to Report a Crime, Plea or Violation on Yourself

Brokers who find themselves needing to report a crime, plea or violation need to use the Division's online license management system. Log in to the online license management system and follow the steps to report a complaint. 

You will file the complaint against yourself, when filing the complaint you will be the complainant and the respondent. 

  Self-Report

  • Offenses Against the Person: homicide, assaults, kidnapping, unlawful sexual behavior, human trafficking and slavery, and stalking.
  • Offenses against Property: arson, burglary, robbery, and theft.
  • Offenses involving fraud: forgery, simulation, impersonation, obtaining a signature by deception, offering a false instrument for recording, fraud in obtaining property or services, fraudulent and deceptive sales and business practices, bribery and rigging of contests.
  • Offenses relating to the Uniform Commercial Code.
  • Financial transaction device crime act (ATM’s, et. al.)
  • Equity skimming.
  • Identity theft.
  • Computer crime offenses.
  • Offenses involving family relations.
  • Offenses relating to morals.
  • Governmental operations: specifically bribery and corrupt influences
  • Making, financing, or collection of loans
  • Colorado Organized Crime Control Act.
  • Uniform Controlled Substances Act.
  • Any other like crime under Colorado law, federal law, or the laws of other states.
     

  • A violation or aiding and abetting in the violation of the Colorado or federal fair housing laws;
  • Any disciplinary action taken against a Broker in any other Jurisdiction, if the Broker’s action(s) would constitute a violation of Commission statutes and these Rules; and
  • A suspension or revocation of a license, registration, or certification by Colorado or another Jurisdiction, within the last five (5) years, for fraud, deceit, material misrepresentation, theft, or the breach of a fiduciary duty that denied the Broker the authorization to practice as a mortgage loan originator, a real estate broker or salesperson, a real estate appraiser, an insurance producer, an attorney, a securities broker-dealer, a securities sales representative, an investment advisor, or an investment advisor representative.

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