Sign Petition

Oppose Disguised Dual Agency in Massachusetts

13 Signatures Goal: 100

I ask the elected representatives of Massachusetts to REJECT the proposal by the Massachusetts Association of Realtors (MAR) to change the agency law in Massachusetts. I believe that the proposed designated dual agency legislation is a complicated and unnecessary change. The confusing proposal is difficult for the majority of rank and file real estate agents to implement. The inherent conflicts of interest contained in the proposal exposes individual real estate agents and especially owner/brokers to a risk of greater personal liability. Further, I believe the effect of the proposed legislation is that large, franchised offices will increase market share in the residential real estate marketplace at the expense of the numerous, independent small business men and women in our Commonwealth. Therefore, I ask my elected representative and other members of the Massachusetts Legislature to: 1. Put their constituents\' best interests ahead of large, corporate interests by preserving the existing agency law in the Commonwealth. 2. Resist political pressure from the Massachusetts Association of Realtors to pass their proposal that will unfairly advantage the largest real estate corporations. 3. STOP THIS UNNECESSARY BILL IN COMMITTEE, AS THE STATE LEGISLATURE SO WISELY DID IN 1997!

Sponsor

Real Estate Agents for Real Agency, Inc (REAFRA) http://www.realagency.org Co-chairs Fred Meyer, University RE, Exclusive Seller Agency Leo Berard, Buyer Brokers of Cape Cod, Exclusive Buyer Agency

Links

In the News http://www.realagency.org/mnews.htm

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13

Signatures

  • 8 years ago
    Travis Cooper Australia
    8 years ago
  • 10 years ago
    Gary Herbst United States
    10 years ago
  • 10 years ago
    jessica keefe United States
    10 years ago
  • 10 years ago
    joseph barkett United States
    10 years ago
  • 11 years ago
    gary simard United States
    11 years ago
  • 11 years ago
    Nancy Yorgy United States
    11 years ago
  • 11 years ago
    mary signoriello United States
    11 years ago
  • 11 years ago
    Marlene Mallory United States
    11 years ago
  • 11 years ago
    Bette O'Connor United States
    11 years ago
  • 11 years ago
    Nancy Yorgy United States
    11 years ago
  • 11 years ago
    John Ford United States
    11 years ago
  • 11 years ago
    Gary Seligson United States
    11 years ago
  • 11 years ago
    Jane Becker United States
    11 years ago