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Advertising Checklist In Maryland

Advertising Real Estate In Maryland


In Maryland we have a Real Estate Commission checklist which is printed below.

Does your state have similar rules? How closely are they followed? How are they checked?

The reason for this is to protect the make sure the agent and broker can easily be contacted. And to makes sure the information is accurate. The advertising is submitted by the broker to make sure of compliance prior to release.

There are 10 points on the checklist. Take a look.


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Comment balloon 8 commentsMargaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400 • December 08 2018 10:01PM


Hi Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland we do not use a  checklist.... we have a written agreement with the homeowner.... my marketing is clearly described and I do not need a checklist for ME... I know what I need to do and I don't miss a beat....

Posted by Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team (RE/MAX Executive Realty ) over 1 year ago

Minnesota has something very simalar.  There is no excuse for messing up advertising.

Posted by William Feela, Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No. (WHISPERING PINES REALTY) over 1 year ago

Yes, California has similar rules when it comes to advertising, Margaret.  I hope you are enjoying your weekend.

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) over 1 year ago

Similar rules in Virginia.

Posted by Jeff Pearl, Full Service Full Time Realtor (RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA) over 1 year ago

We have similar rules in AZ, but honestly, I have never seen a checklist that is similar to the one you posted. Now you have me searching to see if I can find something similar. I just may have to create one for our brokerage.

Posted by Joseph Domino 480-390-6011, Real Estate Made Easy (HomeSmart) over 1 year ago

Yes ND also has a checklist and many new agents get fined for not adding their brokerage info to every text and email they send Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland .

Posted by Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor (Ward County Notary Services) over 1 year ago

We also have to adhere to strict rules for advertising, however, like many of the other commenters, we don't have an official check list. I do think it's a great idea though, especially with much at stake. D

Posted by Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA (ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors) over 1 year ago

Hi Margaret,
I don't remember seeing an actual checklist but those were all points we were expected to adhere to in our advertrising. 

Posted by Carol Williams, Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager (Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals.) over 1 year ago