The Division of Real Estate and Professional Licensing has oversight of the licensing of all dealers, brokers and salespersons in the state.
All employees who offer for sale, display for sale or sell manufactured homes for a dealer must be licensed as a salesperson.
Full-time or part-time salespersons must apply for a salesperson’s license immediately upon being hired by a licensed manufactured home dealer, and shall be prohibited from offering for sale, displaying for sale or selling manufactured homes until such employee is licensed. [Ohio Revised Code Section 4781.16)]
Individual owners, partners in a manufactured home dealership, and members of an LLC owning 10 percent or more are not required to have a salesperson’s license. Also, the president of a corporation is not required to have a salesperson’s license, however, all other officers who sell manufactured homes must be licensed.