Maryland REALTORS Legal Hotline

The Legal Hotline will be closed on Friday November 29, 2019 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

The hotline will re-open on Monday December 2, 2019 at 10:00am. Thank you!


Welcome to the Maryland REALTORS® Legal Hotline Information Page!

The Maryland  REALTORS® Legal Hotline is a member benefit. This means you must be a member of  Maryland REALTORS® to utilize the hotline. When you call the number posted below, you will hear a recording. You will then be transferred to a live staff member of the Legal Affairs Department who will ask you some questions to verify your membership.

Before calling the Maryland REALTORS® Legal Hotline, you are advised to first speak with your manager or broker. If your manager or broker is unable to resolve the issue, take a few moments to review the Frequently Asked Questions page under the Legal Hotline tab to determine if your question has already been answered and posted on the Maryland REALTORS® website.

For members, free legal information is provided. This information should not be given to your client. If your client has a legal question, you are advised to direct your client to seek competent legal advice. Questions on all aspects of real estate law are answered including license law, agency, code of ethics, contracts, deposits, disclosures, ethics, fair housing, landlord tenant law, and procuring cause.  An appropriate written response may be provided to the caller and the identified broker or office manager.

Call 1-800-888-1272

  • Open:  Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 
  • Hours of operation: 10:00 a.m. - 12 Noon & 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Submit your Legal Hotline question via the Web-Question Form.  Simply fill out the form and submit it. We make every effort to respond within 2 business days.