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“Repeat offender” sanctions not applicable for two failures to disclose same conviction

An appellate court in Massachusetts, in a May 9 decision, overturned a sanction issued against a real estate appraiser after the state’s appraiser board disciplined the licensee as a repeat offender, despite the fact that he had not been previously disciplined (Long v. Board of Registration of Real Estate Appraisers).

After the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Real Estate Appraisers sanctioned licensee Steven Long for failing to disclose a seventeen-year-old conviction for driving under the influence on a license renewal application . . .

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