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Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1954 NO. 337 > Nov 1 1954

(1) A non-licensed person may sell advertising, but if the transaction in any way contemplates an act required to be licensed under chapter 18.85 RCW, then a violation of law has been committed.  (2) A broker may receive compensation in advance of sales if the terms of his contract of employment so provide, but he may remain liable for its repayment in the event he fails to earn his commission.