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The NVAR Board of Directors has approved the below new forms changes, as proposed by the NVAR Standard Forms Committee and drafted after months of outreach to and feedback from NVAR members, affiliates, attorneys, brokers, and Strategic Partners. The changes will be effective July 1, 2024.

As of April 23, 2024, the NAR settlement agreement is preliminarily approved. The settlement is still subject to final court approval, and plaintiffs have requested a hearing on final approval of the settlement to be held on November 26, 2024. Please see the FAQs below for more information and contact Mike Rohde at with any questions about completing an opt-in agreement.

Realtors® should expect to see practice changes go into effect around mid-July 2024 and will be required to abide by them. However, the settlement agreement is still subject to final court approval, so it is possible the deadlines and practices outlined may be modified in coming months. Visit and for updates.