Legal Questions Answered- Winter 2017 Edition Part 1

March 13, 2017
Please send your ideas for future videos to Melissa Lutz, Director of Communications & Public Affairs,

Mediation and Arbitration

April 10, 2017

Contract of Sale and Addenda Revisions October 2018

October 1, 2018

1st Time Homebuyers Recordation and Local Tax process

July 27, 2017

Unilateral Termination v Mutual Release of Obligation Under Contract

October 17, 2014

Agency Law Changes

September 23, 2016

Video - When is a Pet Not a Pet?

December 9, 2016
Learn more about Service Animals and Fair Housing Laws with MAR Director of Legal Affairs, Kathleen Dartez, Esq.

Tax Tips for REALTORS

January 13, 2017
This tax webinar will cover the tax basics; IRS record keeping requirements; how to get extra deductions by working from home; how to get extra deductions by hiring your family; how to get the most out of your medical expenses; 401K strategies, short sales, mortgage forgiveness and more.

Brokerage Agreements & Addenda Revisions 2018

October 1, 2018

Video - MAR New Member Welcome Video - Winter 2017

March 29, 2017
We are excited that you have made the commitment to your new profession by becoming a Maryland REALTOR.

As a REALTOR, you, now, hold membership in the National Association of REALTORS, the Maryland Association and your Local REALTOR Association. This union of organizations provides a framework for effective communication and advocacy, delivery of services and benefits, and enforcement of the REALTORS Code of Ethics.

Take a moment to review our welcome video.

More information about the MD Association of REALTORS and benefits available to you can be found at

2014 Contract Revisions MAR Contract Addenda

October 17, 2014

As Is Addendum

July 13, 2017

Get to Know the Roles of Real Estate Agents

February 16, 2018

New Forms for October 2018 and forward

October 1, 2018

Video - Ombudsman Program

November 2, 2016
All REALTOR® Associations now offer an ombudsman program for free as a member benefit and as an additional form of alternative dispute resolution. The scope of the ombudsman program is up to the local association or board with each local jurisdiction having the option to tailor the program to assist their REALTOR members, REALTOR clients or customers, and/or members of the public.

Learn more about the Ombudsman Program in this short video with MAR's Staff Attorney, Jason Brand, Esq.

2014 Revisions to MAR Contracts

October 17, 2014

Webinar - Top Negotiating Tips for REALTORS

February 7, 2017
Learn Top Negotiating Tips from Bob Flynn in this webinar. Negotiation can be intimidating. Use these top tips to close sales and conduct smarter, more productive client negotiations.

Call to Action

February 18, 2015

Time is of the Essence

October 17, 2014

New and Updated Forms

September 30, 2016

Professionalism & Respect – The Right Thing, Right Now

February 14, 2018
2018 Maryland REALTORS President Boyd Campbell

Maryland First-Time Homebuyers Savings Account

February 21, 2018
This video describes the proposed Maryland First Time Homebuyer legislation which would allow buyers and their families to save down payment funds tax-free.

Webinar - Contracts 101

January 4, 2017
November 5, 2015
Colette Massengale
Wondering whether a valid contract was formed? Join this informative session to learn the basic requirements for a creating a legally binding agreement during this webinar.

Webinar - Agency Updates and Changes

January 4, 2017
The Agency Updates and Changes webinar was recorded live on December 22, 2016. Kathleen Dartez, Esq. & Colette Massengale, Esq. discuss the Agency Law updates and changes that went into effect on October 1, 2016.

Tax Tips for REALTORS®- Linda De Marlor

February 1, 2018
Known by many as the “Tax Lady”, Linda is often described as one of the most engaging, fun and informative teachers and lecturers in the Greater D.C. Metropolitan Region. She is respected all over the region for her intricate tax knowledge and fun-filled approach to taxes. In today’s webinar she will also be covering the new tax law.

Webinar: New Member Benefit Partnership with Office Depot

June 19, 2017

Annual Conference 2018 Save the Date

January 5, 2018

Annapolis Update

March 3, 2015

Annual Conference 2016

June 15, 2016

Video - 2017 Legislative Session Preview

January 9, 2017
MAR's Senior Vice President for Government Affairs, Bill Castelli provides insight into what we can expect during the 2017 Maryland Legislative Session.

Webinar - Sale of real estate co owned by divorcing or divorced couples

January 4, 2017
May 12, 2016

Common Advertising and Contract Formation Questions

May 8, 2018
Kathleen Dartz Answers questions on Advertising Regulations and Date of Contract Acceptance.

NEW Forms- October, 2017

October 2, 2017

2018 President’s Welcome Video

December 19, 2017

Seller violates Disclosure requirements

February 21, 2018

Webinar - RESPA TILA TRID What's Happening?

January 4, 2017
January 21, 2016
Kathleen Dartez, Esq.

How have the changes in the industry affected you? What has the consumer experience been like? Are the new forms working as planned? Are any other changes coming in the near future?
The answers to these and other questions will be answered by the MAR Attorneys and industry experts.

October 2015 Maryland Real Estate Sales Contract changes - Part 2

October 22, 2015
Learn more about the recent changes to the Maryland Real Estate Sales contract in the second video of our 3-part series.

Understanding Whom Agents Represent Form & Conditional Loan Commitments

November 30, 2017

October 2015 Maryland Real Estate Sales Contract changes - Part 1

October 22, 2015
Learn more about the recent changes to the Maryland Real Estate Sales Contract in the first video of our 3 part series.

GRI: Did you know?

September 19, 2017

Photography Tips and Virtual Staging Webinar

March 23, 2018
Jay Stringham with REAL TOUR VISION and guest speaker Julie Carpenter

October 2015 Maryland Real Estate Sales contract changes - Part 3

October 22, 2015
Learn more about the recent changes to the Maryland Real Estate Sales contract in the final video of our 3-part series.

Thursday Webinar Series- Legal Update

February 23, 2017
Do you know what you do not know? We do! The
questions most frequently asked of the MAR Legal
Hotline are guaranteed to spark lively and informative
discussions. Specific topics include Contract Pitfalls,
Landlord/Tenant Law, and License Law. Do not miss
your chance to try to burn the MAR Attorneys on their
own Hotline Hot Seat.

Maryland REALTORS Annual Conference Business and Tech EXPO 2017

July 20, 2017
Learn more about the Maryland REALTORS Annual Conference Business and Technology EXPO for 2017. Register by August 25, 2017. The event is open to REALTORS, Real Estate Professionals and those that service the real estate industry.

Cyber Identity Theft Protection Webinar

December 7, 2017
Scott Reid Affinity Gallagher National Director of Cyber Insurance share the important of cyber protection and how to make sure your covered

2014 Contract Revisions Brokerage Forms

October 17, 2014

Maryland REALTORS® Annual Conference and Trade Expo

July 8, 2018
NEW DATE - NEW LOCATION! Join us September 20 -23 for the 2018 Annual Conference & EXPO at the Gaylord National Harbor Resort and Convention Center.

Webinar - Tax Tips for REALTORS 2016

January 4, 2017
January 7, 2016
Linda DeMarlor
IRS record keeping requirements; how to get extra deductions by working from home; how to get extra deductions by hiring your family; how to get the most out of your medical expenses; 401K
strategies, short sales, Mortgage Forgiveness, 1031 Exchanges and more.

Rebranding Video

June 13, 2017

MAR 2015 President Updating Membership about TRID

September 30, 2015

Advertising another agent’s listing

August 27, 2018
Check out our summer edition of Legal Questions with Kathleen Dartez Esq.

Conventional Financing Video

October 17, 2014

Maryland REALTORS® Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act

April 16, 2018
Maryland REALTORS® 2018 President, Boyd Campbell, acknowledges the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Fair Housing Act of 1968. He describes why upholding and promoting fair housing laws is crucial for the real estate profession and for building strong communities.

2018 Professional Standards Training Webinar

August 2, 2018

Legal Questions Answered: Part 4

May 24, 2017

2017 Legislative Recap

June 6, 2017

Conference Promo- Will you be there?

June 13, 2018

Annual Conference Early Bird Deadline reminder

July 15, 2015

Call for Volunteers

June 19, 2017
2018 Maryland REALTORS President Boyd Campbell ask for your participation on 2017-2018 committees.

Governor Hogan

October 13, 2017

Intro to Contracts Video

October 17, 2014

2018 Legislative Wrap-Up

May 11, 2018

MARConference 2017 RegisterNow 0801

July 28, 2017

Webinar - Mobile Marketing How to Develop and Market Your Presence

January 4, 2017
December 3, 2015
Alex Camelio
Learn the tools and strategies to consider before going mobile and the important changes in consumer behavior that affect connecting with mobile clientele. We will also discuss the most important features to include in your mobile presence.

RPR Overview for Maryland Brokers

October 28, 2016

Webinar - The Rich and The Rest - The Distinctions of The Top 5%

January 4, 2017
February 25, 2016
Tom Ferry
With over 25 years of experience helping agents achieve their full potential, Tom will share with you the latest strategies and techniques to thrive & grow your business in today’s market.

State Issues Update 03-22-13

October 17, 2014

November 2017 NAR Final

November 4, 2017

June 2018 Legislative Update Webinar

June 5, 2018

Webinar - 5 Must Have's on Your Website

January 4, 2017
March 17, 2016
Brian Copeland
Is your website just sitting there? From seller leads to buyer leads and neighborhood resources, Brian gives you the inside scoop on what he and his team does to keep a top-producing team thriving

Webinar - Expense Tracking and Taxes Made Easy - 9/2015

January 4, 2017
Learn how to make expense tracking and taxes easier for your business.

May 2017 Legislative Recap

May 25, 2017

Webinar - The Psychology of Lead Conversion

January 4, 2017
April 21, 2016
Bomb Bomb Video
Do you have trouble converting leads? This packed one-hour webinar will teach you why people make the choices they do; What causes them to react that way; How can you respond to leads that will make them want to interact with you; What tools can to use to convert more leads; Why simple videos over email, text, and social media are a powerful way to communicate.

2018 Lobby Day Recap

March 27, 2018

Mid Year Video

May 4, 2017

NewYear Greeting

October 17, 2014

Spot 2 MAR Conference Contest Details HD

July 12, 2016

November 2017 NAR

November 3, 2017


July 16, 2018

2018 Lobby Day Preview

January 12, 2018

2017 CARE Award- SMAR

July 7, 2017

July 19th - Working with International Clients Webinar

July 20, 2017

Professional Standards Process

May 18, 2017
How it all works

Revised Forms- October 2017

October 2, 2017

Understanding Whom Agents Represent Form & Buyer Agency Agreements

November 27, 2018

2019 President’s Welcome Video

November 14, 2018
Merry Tobin introduction to new members of Maryland REALTORS®

NAR Annual Meeting Re-cap

December 15, 2018

Call for Volunteers 2018-2019

May 29, 2018

Data Security Part 2: How to Stop Cyber Criminals

January 6, 2019

Data Security Part 1: Identifying Threats

January 6, 2019

Webinar - Taxes - Chris Bird

January 25, 2019
Chris is going to tell you what need to know to get ready for your taxes! He’ll focus on the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 on homeowners, rental property owners and REALTORS®. As well as the changes to Itemized Deductions on from 1040 and depreciation deductions for property owners as well as the new 20% deduction for Qualified Business income.

Video - 2017 Maryland Legislative Session Update

March 29, 2017
Learn the latest about the work the Association is doing during the 2017 Maryland Legislative session.

2017 Annual Conference- Xplode 01

April 12, 2017

Webinar - Immigrant Investor Visa

January 4, 2017
Learn about the Federal EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa program. Debbie Klis, Esq. of Ballard Spahr LLP will discuss eligibility, job creation requirements, and capital investment requirements to get your investor clients approved.

Hot Legal Issues - Kathleen Dartez & Colette Massengale - Webinar

February 7, 2019
Wondering whether the new Escrow Agreement is required? Want to find out whether emotional support animals must be specially trained or certified, join us to get answers to these and other hot topics!

Taxes - How the Laws Have Changed

March 7, 2019
Hear from tax expert Linda DeMarlor about how some of the tax laws have changed and what you need to do to be prepared to file your taxes.

Maryland Mortgage Programs Webinar May 2019

May 16, 2019

Fair Housing Laws and Regulations Webinar

May 23, 2019

NAR 2019 Legislative May Meetings Update

June 17, 2019
Learn more about the business that was discussed during the NAR 2019 Legislative Meetings that were in held in DC in May.

2019 Legislative Session Recap

June 17, 2019