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ann guinard said Friday, April 21, 2017 at 5:04 am

Slow news day.

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Jim Peschke said Friday, April 21, 2017 at 6:23 am

Ann, I suspect this story is printed to illustrate how stupid our licensure laws are.

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ann guinard said Friday, April 21, 2017 at 10:01 am

Mr. Peschke, that was my initial thought, along with don't they have more important issues to deal with in Concord? I lost my train of thought over the last paragraph about white women getting braids.

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David McConville said Friday, April 21, 2017 at 11:34 am

This is a start. The real target of industry people using absurd laws to create a barrier to entry thus limiting competition is the Real-estate industry.Some time ago a noted real-estate executive asked me to join his company. 1990...The problem was I didn't have a real-estate licence. So I registered to take the test which just so happened was a week away. I bought the book to study for the test. I took the test on a Saturday, I believe, and got the licence the next week.~~~You can no longer do that. The real-estate industry especially the poppycock schools who have lobbied to require 40 hours of "training" as a barrier to entry to the industry. That is $349 in "training and $155 in fees or $500.00 barrier to entry into an industry which is well controlled anyway.~~~There is nothing wrong with preparing yourself, and taking the test. You have to be under the tutelage of a Broker for 2000 hrs. and so many transactions before you can strike out for your self.~~~ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTSSALESPERSON CANDIDATES:Candidates for the salesperson’s examination shall showproof of completion of 40 hours of approved study prior tothe date of examination pursuant to RSA 331-A:10,I(b) andadministrative rule Rea 301.03(o) and (p) consisting of thefollowing:Evidence of beginning and successfully completing40 hours of accredited pre-licensing education consistingof the following: (1) New Hampshire accredited pre-licensing course with aminimum of 32 hours of classroom attendance and no morethan 8 hours of distance education within 1 year prior to thedate of examination; or (2) A minimum of 32 hours of classroom attendance andno more than 8 hours of distance education within 1 yearprior to the date of examination consisting of 34 hours ofaccredited national material completed in another state anda minimum of 6 hours of New Hampshire accredited statematerial. A list of pre-licensing instructors can be obtainedfrom the Commission

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