NAR has created a letter that AORs/MLSs may use when contacting participants who may not meet the requirements of the revised definition for "Participation" established between NAR and the U.S. Department of Justice.
This Legal Q&A provides a comprehensive discussion of the many facets of NAR’s VOW policy, VOW information specific to California, and useful information for practitioners interested in operating a VOW and/or understanding how their listing data will be displayed on a VOW.
Short sales and REO transactions can present distinct MLS challenges when making offers of compensation or status changes. This legal article should help all involved better navigate the obstacles and comply with MLS Rules.
With the changing market, real estate practitioners representing sellers face new challenges marketing their listings. Some have engaged in the practice of relisting or "churning" a listing--removing it from the MLS and then shortly thereafter placing back on the MLS. This legal article addresses the subject of "churning" and some of the related problems and issues.
Are you aware of the risks regarding giving up rights to your data and web contents to your online vendors? Do you put your data on Backpage.com? Craigslist? eBay? Livedeal? Edgeio? Oodle? Yahoo? If so, you may be granting worldwide, royalty-free and non-exclusive licenses to others to your data without realizing it. Read this document for moreinformation.)
Learn more about the antitrust laws and avoid costly litigation and the significant consequences associated with anti-competitive conduct, including criminal penalties, harsh fines and massive triple damages.
View the current participants and the level of reciprocity they offer. Readers should contact Patricia Sellers if they believe this list is inaccurate or does not include an MLS which should be represented. Viewers can contact their local boards/MLS if they have questions about their MLS's participation in the master reciprocal agreement.
Suggested bylaws used by most local boards/associations.
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