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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?

As of Jan. 1, 2019, there will no longer be a substantive difference between the common law landlord/tenant provisions and the Virginia Residential Landlord Tenant Act (VRLTA).

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