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  • Notes from the MAR Legal Hotline

    Nov 01, 2017
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  • {from the editor} Looking Back

    Nov 01, 2017
    It was the fall of 2007 and I had been in my role at the Massachusetts Association of Realtors® for little over eight months and we were in Providence, Rhode Island at the Annual Conference & Tradeshow. This was my first time at the conference and what we now call the Professional Awards Reception.
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  • {ask a millennial} Where Are We With the Journey to Homeownership?

    Nov 01, 2017
    When you look at the research, you’ll find many differing opinions on where millennials stand on the “American Dream” of owning a home. The truth is, many of us are not homeowners yet—but not because we don’t want to be. Student loans, lack of starter homes, and astronomical prices are holding us back in many markets.
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  • {legal Realtor®} Staying Out of ‘Intended Use’ Hot Water

    Nov 01, 2017
    When a buyer discovers before closing that the property cannot be used for an intended purpose, most buyers will exercise a right to terminate the transaction. If the problem is not discovered until after closing, that discovery will frequently result in a lawsuit.
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  • 2017 Awards of Excellence

    Nov 01, 2017
    At this year’s Professional Awards Reception and Recognition Dinner in September at the DoubleTree Hilton in Milford, several Realtors® were honored for their outstanding contribution to the Realtor® Association, the industry, and the community. The awards presented included: The Realtor® of the Year Award, Milton H. Shaw Distinguished Service Award, the Good Neighbor Award and the Massachusetts Educator of the Year Award.
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