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Latest Legal FAQ

Q. What do we need to know about providing access to properties in a way that is safe for Realtors®, their clients, and members of the general public?

I have heard about services that will provide lists of recently expired or cancelled Bright MLS listings. What do I need to know to avoid violating our legal and ethical obligations?

I’ve been seeing a lot of properties advertised online or on signs as “Coming Soon,” but the property is not in the MLS, and the listing agent is permitting showings. Is this legal, ethical, or a violation of the MLS rules?