The Maryland REALTORS® Legal Department provides members with the best practices and guidance to navigate the many nuances of the the real estate industry.
We offer support by ensuring ethical practice across the state for REALTORS®, brokers, and consumers. Our mission is to keep REALTORS® and real estate professionals up-to-date with latest legal standards and policies reflected state and nationwide.
Get legal advice you can trust from our experienced staff attorneys. Ensure you, your business, and clients are in compliance.
Code of Ethics imposes by law or regulation duties which apply only to agents who are REALTORS®
Local and Statewide forms available for members to assist clients and conduct daily transactions.
Using endorsements and testimonials from past customers and clients can be a powerful marketing tool for your real estate business. Recent guidance from the Federal Trade Commission broadens the definition of an endorsement and applies to all digital marketing, including social media. Implement the best practices in this video to keep your marketing efforts in line with the law.