Maryland Blogger: Offering of Inducements in Maryland Real Estate Advertisements

Offering of Inducements in Maryland Real Estate Advertisements

Offering of Inducements in Maryland Real Estate Advertisements

 

Does the advertisement offer inducements to buyers or sellers other than inducements involving a contest; element of chance; lottery; drawing; or other such mechanism by which a prize or anything of value is to be awarded based upon the luck of the draw or other such limited criteria?

The offering of compensation or anything of value by way of a contest; element of chance; lottery; drawing; or other mechanism by which a prize or anything of value is to be awarded is PROHIBITED by law in Maryland.

This information was provided by the Maryland Real Estate Commission.

 

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Roy Kelley, Associate Broker

Realty Group Referrals (Retired from RE/MAX Realty Group)

6 Montgomery Village Ave., Suite 200

Gaithersburg, MD 20879

Main Office:  301-258-7757 (You will not reach me at this number)

Send an email message if you need my phone numbers. I will be happy to recommend a real estate professional if you are moving to the area.

Comment balloon 8 commentsRoy Kelley • May 19 2019 11:00PM

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Your making known the Maryland laws surrounding real estate is valuable, Roy.

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) 6 months ago

There are a lot of newbies who think they have invented a can't miss marketing strategy - we'll read about them in the Board adjudications.

Posted by Dave Rosenmarkle, 32 years of providing fully satisfying service! (Highland Realty) 6 months ago

Good morning Roy. Just when one thinks of a gimic, it is time to learn the law. Enjoy your day!

Posted by Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired (Wayne M Martin) 6 months ago

You would think...but we know better...that there would be some Broker supervision to prevent this from happening..but...

Posted by Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce (EXP Realty 414-525-0563) 6 months ago

If laws are not enforced, they can certainly get out of hand, so it is important to know the laws and adhere to them.

Posted by Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ (Arizona Focus Realty) 6 months ago

Roy,

It is prohibited in many states including California.  Wishing you a great Monday.  A

Posted by Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy (Napa Consultants) 6 months ago

Hello Roy - knowing, understanding and following the laws in your state help protect the practioniers and consumers alike.  Good news to share as the reminders can't be said enough.  

Posted by Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393 6 months ago

Your feedback and your continued support are very much appreciated.

Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) 6 months ago

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