The purpose of this document is to provide brokers with a template that may be used when developing a social media policy for the broker’s
The following is intended to help non-lawyers understand some of the most common provisions found in contracts. These provisions should not be inserted or modified for use in contracts without the advice of an attorney.
The following materials are for use by local and state associations when considering and developing a local ombudsman program.
Ombudsman procedures, which may be adopted and utilized at the discretion of boards and associations, are intended to provide enhanced communications and initial problem-solving capacity at the local level.
The document details the four hearing officer options which may be adopted locally to supplement the hearing procedures established in the Code of Ethics and Arbitration Manual of the National Association of REALTORS®.
This document details the four hearing officer options which may be adopted locally to supplement the arbitration hearing procedures established in the Code of Ethics and Arbitration Manual of the National Association of REALTORS®.
Following are the specific articles and sections of the National Association's Bylaws which support Recommendation #1. Following that are the Procedures for Consideration of Alleged Violations of Article IV, Section 2 of the National Association's Bylaws.
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Selecting the right word to convey an idea or image is an intricate part of preparing any article for publication. Not only must the nature and knowledge of the audience be taken into consideration, but often there are space or other restrictions which affect choices. However, these decisions are never more important than when dealing with articles to or about real estate professionals and when deciding whether the term REALTOR® should be used in a particular context.
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1. Does the MLS have authority from the listing broker to advertise his/her listings on the Internet?
2. Has the MLS copyrighted the database?
3. Does the MLS either own the copyrights in the photos or have a license from the owner to distribute the photos for display on an Internet site?
4. What is the scope of the license being given by the MLS to the Internet vendor?