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Latest Legal FAQ

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).

With respect to listing the property, there are two separate issues. First, is there a security system in the property that records both audio and video?

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