The Perils of Social Media

Posted on May 5, 2016 by Lee Cooley

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Real Estate Advertising Rules & Guidance

Posted on October 3, 2014 by Judy Lowe

Reviewed May 2016 By Commissioner Judy Lowe, Arizona Department of Real Estate K. Michelle Lind, Esq., Arizona REALTORS® Chief Executive Officer The Advertising of Real Property is Regulated by Law: Arizona real estate law defines “advertising” as: the attempt by publication, dissemination, exhibition, solicitation or circulation, oral or written, or for broadcast on radio or television […]

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Watch That Age Limit in Ads

Posted on March 27, 2012 by Alice Martin

Reviewed May 2016 Have you checked your MLS listings lately for fair housing problems? Do you have statements in your listings that say something like, “55 & over to own” or “18 & over to occupy”? You say, “What’s wrong with these if they are true?” Here’s what’s wrong. Standard of Practice 10-1 states, “. […]

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Truth in Lending Act ~ Disclosures When Credit Advertised

Posted on March 3, 2012 by

Reviewed May 2016 The Federal Trade Commission has provided guidelines for advertisers who are subject to the federal Truth in Lending Act. Any person who advertises consumer credit transactions, including real estate agents, can be considered an advertiser under the act, even if not actually extending credit himself. Definitions An “advertisement” is any commercial message that […]

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Real Estate Advertising Complaints on the Increase

Posted on November 27, 2005 by Tom Adams

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Using the REALTOR® Trademark

Posted on July 1, 2003 by

Reviewed May 2016 The term REALTOR® is a federally registered collective membership mark owned exclusively by the National Association of REALTORS® (“NAR”). The REALTOR® membership mark serves the singular function of identifying and distinguishing members of NAR. The mark is licensed for exclusive use by members as a means of indicating their membership status. Members […]

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