This article presents a brief explanation on the importance of registering your MLS database with the United States Copyright Office, and also provides guidance on the registration process. By registering your database, your MLS will receive the maximum protections afforded by law.
Two pieces of federal legislation affect employers and creditors of individuals who undertake military service, either through call-up or through volunteering. One sets forth how military service affects the employee/employer relationship, while the other legislation describes how the debtor/creditor relationship is affected. This article will address each separately below.
The "Junk Fax Prevention Act of 2005" ("Act") has permanently inserted the "established business relationship" ("EBR") exception into the federal laws governing facsimile communications.
One of the issues raised by Internet Data Exchange (IDX) and Virtual Office Websites ("VOW") is how an MLS can continue to protect the security of MLS data in this new Internet environment. Below is a chronological summary of past cases where REALTOR® Associations and MLSs brought lawsuits against individuals and/or companies who were using the MLS data in an unauthorized way.
There are a number of steps an association needs to undertake in creating a document retention policy. Each association should go through these steps on their own, as there is not a “one size fits all” model for record retention.
Dos and Don’ts For Real Estate Brokers and Agents
Learn about the fees associated with RCE Designation.
This kit of materials was prepared by the National Association's Member Policy Department to assist Member Boards in administering and enforcing the Designated REALTOR® Dues Formula.
The purpose of the work group is to identify content for a balanced mix of live and virtual program offerings for volunteer and staff leadership teams to include the Midyear Leadership Express program and the November Entrepreneurial Excellence Series; provide input to NAR staff as the REALTOR® Leadership Program for volunteer leaders is developed.
To provide support, tools, and strategies to help REALTOR® associations identify and communicate their value proposition to REALTOR® members and potential members.