MAR Notes from the Legal Hotline - October 2016
MAR Legal Staff, 10/3/2016
In this issue:
MAR Notes from the Legal Hotline - September 2016
- New Hampshire legislators make changes to the reciprocity rules for MA licensees engaging in brokerage in NH.
- Legality questions surrounding the right of a seller to limit or restrict who may enter a property at an open house or a showing when the property is listed for sale.
- Clarification of broker responsibility for entry-only listings.
MAR Legal Staff, 9/1/2016
Is it an ethical or legal practice to offer rebates to buyers or sellers? Are all parties of ownership required to sign a listing agreement? Find out here...
MAR Notes from the Legal Hotline - August 2016
MAR Legal Staff, 8/3/2016
Information regarding legislation that was recently passed to provide REALTORS® with the ability to review the HUD-1 statement with clients before closing. Also an update on the Call for Action regarding the mandatory energy audits and labeling provisions that was voted on by the Legislature on July 31, 2016.
MAR Notes from the Legal Hotline - July 2016
MAR Legal Staff, 7/11/2016
On June 21, 2016, the Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration has finalized the first operational rules for routine commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or “drones”). Here are some frequently asked questions regarding the operation of drones and how the new ruling impacts the Real Estate Industry.
MAR Notes from the Legal Hotline - June 2016
MAR Legal Staff, 6/1/2016
Messaging via text and email can satisfy the Statute of Frauds. Realtors® should be aware that negotiations through text and email may bind clients to an agreement. Therefore, great caution should be used when communicating through these means.