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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

Seller violates Disclosure requirements

February 21, 2018

Understanding Whom Agents Represent Form & Conditional Loan Commitments

November 30, 2017

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

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.

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

Advertising another agent’s listing

August 27, 2018

Check out our summer edition of Legal Questions with Kathleen Dartez Esq.

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

Call for Volunteers

June 19, 2017

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

2018 Legislative Wrap-Up

May 11, 2018

2018 Lobby Day Recap

March 27, 2018

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.

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

Condo and HOA Docs 2019

June 19, 2019

Maryland REALTORS 2019 Annual Conference and Expo

July 22, 2019

Register today for Maryland REALTORS 2019 Annual Conference and Expo!

Maryland REALTORS® CEO Round Table Webinar

July 26, 2019

Maryland REALTORS® CEO Round Table Webinar

Earnest Money Deposits

August 28, 2019

Kathleen Dartez tells you everything you need to know about EMDs

Fair Housing for Individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

September 24, 2019

Learn about Fair Housing in ASL (with captions).

Maryland REALTORS New Forms October 2019

October 8, 2019

Maryland REALTORS staff attorney, Colette Massengale, discusses the new contract forms effective October 1, 2019.

Maryland REALTORS Revised Forms October 2019

October 8, 2019

Maryland REALTORS staff attorney, Colette Massengale, discusses revised contract forms effective October 1, 2019.

2020 New Member Welcome Video

October 21, 2019

Maryland REALTORS 2020 Presiden, John A. Harrison, welcomes new Realtor members and describes the resources and benefits available to them.

Maryland Health Connection Webinar 10/31/2019

November 4, 2019

This short webinar by Maryland Health Connection experts provides information about how to sign up, what plans are available, and answers frequently asked questins. Open enrollment is Nov. 1 to Dec. 15, 2019. Financial help is available to lower the cost of coverage.

Contracts Webinar 11/14/2019

November 14, 2019

Join Colette Massengale and Jeff Bernstein from our Legal Affairs Department to discuss the Maryland REALTORS® Residential Contract of Sale. Jeff & Colette will talk about questions that come through our legal hotline in addition to discussing the new and revised Maryland REALTORS contract forms.

New Officer and Director Election Process

January 3, 2020

2020 President John A. Harrison describes the new officer and director election process for Realtor members who would like to serve the association in a leadership role.

2020 Legislative Session Preview

January 3, 2020

Maryland REALTORS Vice President of Government Affairs, Bill Castelli, highlights what we can expect from the 2020 Maryland General Assembly and introduces some of the new legislators representing our state.

Professional Standards - Ethics: Mock Hearing

January 14, 2020

Join Maryland REALTORS for an Ethics in Advertising Mock Hearing.

Professional Standards - Ethics: Mock Grievance Committee Meeting

January 10, 2020

Join Director of Legal Affairs, Kathleen Dartez, as a mock grievance hearing is taking place.

SmartCharts Webinar

January 16, 2020

SmartCharts is a great tool to help you answer the most common question real estate professionals are asked about market conditions. Join Nathan Murray to learn more.

December 2019 Housing Stats

January 22, 2020

2020 Legislative Session Update

March 19, 2020

Join Bill Castelli, VP of Government Affairs, for an update on what was accomplished during the 2020 General Assembly.

VA Loan Update Webinar 03/26/2020

March 26, 2020

Join Robbie Grossman with the Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals (VAREP) and Greg Murray, Wells Fargo VP National Client Relationship Manager, Military Program, to learn about recent changes to the VA loan program and best practices for serving military and veteran homebuyers.

Maryland REALTORS President John Harrison Discusses COVID-19

April 8, 2020

Maryand REALTORS President John Harrison reviews the latest guidance for members, regarding COVID-19

Maryland REALTORS discusses the CARES Act

April 10, 2020

CEO Chuck Kasky and SVP Bill Castelli review assistance programs available.

Maryland REALTORS Legal Hotline LIVE

April 11, 2020

Join the Maryland REALTORS Legal Team as they answer your COVID-19 questions.

Fair Housing in Maryland

April 23, 2020

Maryland REALTORS and the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights Discusses the latest in Fair Housing Practices

A Maryland REALTORS Economic Update, with Lawrence Yun and Anirban Basu

May 7, 2020

Maryland REALTORS CEO Chuck Kasky discusses the economy and the housing market with Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the National Association of REALTORS, and Anirban Basu, Chief Economist and Chair of the Sage Policy Group.

Unemployment Webinar 5 12 20

May 14, 2020

Maryland REALTORS' Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, Bill Castelli answers your questions about Unemployment.

Remote Online Notarization Webinar - 4-15-20

May 18, 2020

Join Maryland REALTORS Staff Attorney Reese Lesko, as she discusses Remote Online Notarization with Raina Rath of Lakeside Title and William O'Connell of First American Title Insurance.

Strategies for Coping with the Pandemic

May 30, 2020

Trying to work while working at home and living under quarantine adds a level of stress that none of us have previously experienced. Join professional/personal coach and psychotherapist Karen Carlucci as she provides strategies for coping with this pandemic and, indeed, bouncing forward.

Maryland REALTORS Webinar: Virtual Tours with Real Tour Vision

June 9, 2020

Join Maryland REALTORS and the pros at Real Tour Vision to learn more about what you can do to enhance your virtual tours.

Webinar: Mediation

June 10, 2020

Join Lisa Cameron as she walks us through the mediation process and what you need to know, now in this age of virtual meetings.

Maryland REALTORS Provides Guidance following the Governor's Safer-at-Home Order

June 9, 2020

Maryland REALTORS Needs Volunteers!

June 9, 2020

Webinar Peter Franchot Discusses State Fiscal Issues

June 10, 2020

Maryland REALTORS welcomes Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, to discuss Maryland's fiscal situation and the real estate industry.


August 19, 2020 30-Second Commercial

August 20, 2020

Visit for homebuyer and seller information to help you get the most out of your next home--or top dollar for the home you're selling. 20-Second Commercial

August 20, 2020

Visit for homebuyer and seller information to help you get the most out of your next home--or top dollar for the home you're selling. 20-Second Commercial (Closed Captions)

August 20, 2020

Visit for homebuyer and seller information to help you get the most out of your next home--or top dollar for the home you're selling. 30-Second Commercial (Closed Captions)

August 20, 2020

Visit for homebuyer and seller information to help you get the most out of your next home--or top dollar for the home you're selling.

Racial Inequity Housing Webinar 8-27-20

August 28, 2020

A webinar discussing the ways housing policy affects wealth and how enacting legislation can address historic systemic inequities.

#Housing #WealthGap #Legislation #policy #Maryland

Maryland REALTORS® Board of Directors Meeting, September 10, 2020

September 14, 2020

Board of Directors Zoom Meeting on September 10, 2020. The meeting starts midway through Treasurer Dale Ross' presentation.

Annual Brokerage & Manager Forum September 11, 2020

September 16, 2020

Updates on Maryland's state and local legislation taking effect on October 1, 2020.

-Ethics and Conduct
-Source of Income
-1031 Tax-Deferred Exchange Addendum Form
-Fair Housing
-NAR updates
-One-click rule

Legal Hotline Live Webinar 10-8-20

October 12, 2020

Maryland REALTORS®' legal department discusses the top issues in real estate and answers members' questions during live webinar.

Maryland REALTORS® 2020 Forms Updates

October 13, 2020

2020 Forms Updates
-1031 Exchange Addendum
-Escrow Agreement between Buyer and Seller
-Exclusive Buyer Tenant Residential Brokerage Agreement
-Exclusive Right to Sell Residential Brokerage Agreement
-Exclusive Right to Sell Unimproved Land Brokerage Agreement
-Property Inspections Notice
-Residential Contract of Scale
-Unimproved Land Contract