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Application for Realtor® Membership

To the Huntington Board of REALTORS®, I hereby apply for REALTOR® membership in the above named Board and am enclosing my check in the amount of $ payable to the Huntington Board of REALTORS®. My dues will be returned to me in the event of non-election. In the event of my election, I agree to abide by the Code of Ethics of the National Association of REALTORS® (which includes the duty to arbitrate), and the Constitution, Bylaws and Rules and Regulations of the above named Board, the West Virginia Association and the National Association, and if required, I further agree to satisfactorily complete a reasonable and non-discriminatory written examination on the Code of Ethics. I understand membership brings certain privileges and obligations that require compliance. Membership is final only upon approval by the Board of Directors and may be revoked should completion of requirements, such as orientation, not be completely within timeframe established in the HBOR Bylaws as a continued condition of membership.

Note: Applicant acknowledges that if accepted as a member and he/she subsequently resigns from the Board or otherwise causes membership to terminate with an ethics complaint pending, the Board of Directors may condition renewal of membership upon applicant’s certification that he/she will submit to the pending ethics proceeding and will abide by the decision of the hearing panel. If applicant resigns or otherwise causes membership to terminate the duty to submit to arbitration continues In effect even after the membership lapses or is terminated, provided the dispute arose while applicant was a REALTOR®. Amount shown is prorated according to month/quarter joining. I hereby submit the following information for your consideration:


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If you are now or have ever been a REALTOR®, indicate your NRDS# and last year of completion of NAR’s Code of Ethics training requirement:

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I hereby certify that the forgoing information furnished by me is true and correct, and I agree that failure to provide complete and accurate information as requested, or any misstatement of fact, shall be grounds for revocation of my membership, if granted. I further agree that, if accepted for membership in the Board, I shall pay the fees and dues as established.

Note: Payments to the Huntington Board of REALTORS® are not deductible as charitable contributions. Such payment may, however, be deductible as an ordinary or necessary business expense.

By signing below, I consent the REALTOR®Associations (local, state & national) and their subsidiaries, if any (e.g. MLS, Foundation) may contact me at the specified address, telephone numbers, fax numbers, e-mail address or other means of communication available. This consent applies to changes in contact information that may be provided by me to the Association(s) in the future. This consent recognizes that certain state and federal laws may place limits on communications that I am waiving to receive all communications as part of my membership.


Multiple Listing Service Application

I, Broker/Appraiser Principal of hereby apply for participation in the Multiple Listing Service of the Huntington Board of REALTORS®

Enclosed is the total amount of $500

I agree to abide by the Rules and Regulations of the Multiple Listing Service and agree to observe the bylaws and the Code of Ethics of the Huntington Board of REALTORS® and the National Associations of REALTORS®. I irrevocably waive all claims against the Multiple Listing Service or the Huntington Board of REALTORS® and any of its officers, directors, or members for any act in connection with the business of the Multiple Listing Service or the Huntington Board of REALTORS® and particularly as to its or their acts in electing or failure to elect, advancing, suspending, expelling, or otherwise discipline me as an applicant or as a member upon the expiration of said membership for any cause.

I ( do/ do not) authorize the Huntington Board of REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service to release company’s listings to designated server on the internet.

Please mark the position you maintain in your company:



Notice of Opt In/Out of IDX





Please list an alternate contact person in the event that you, the broker, cannot be reached. This would only take effect is you were out of town and a complaint would be filed. You may select your office manager, data input person or other. If this alternate contact should ever change, please inform the Huntington Board of REALTORS® office staff as soon as possible.




Downloading Agreement

Huntington Board of REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service (“HBRMLS”) and participant of HBRMLS agree as follows:

  1. Grant of Annual, Revocable, Limited License. HBRMLS hereby grants Participant a limited license to receive information from HBRMLS IDX enabled database (“download”) commencing as of the Effective Date.
  2. Term. The initial term of this Agreement shall be for an initial period for twelve (12) months from the Effective Date. Thereafter, this Agreement shall be automatically extended for periods of twelve (12) months unless this Agreement has been terminated as set forth herein, or unless either party notifies the other party in writing of its election to have this Agreement expire at least sixty (60) days in advance of the end of the initial Term or any Renewal Term.
  3. Warranty that Consultant is Party to the Agreement. Participant hereby warrants that the name(s) of all third party computer experts, consultants, or Internet Service Providers and subcontractors to the foregoing (collectively “Consultant”) who have access to the Download and who are not employees of Participant are listed below and that each Consultant has executed this Agreement and agrees to abide by the terms of hereof. Participant and Consultant further warrant that the information provided below is complete and accurate. However, Participant remains liable for Consultants’ adherence to the Agreement.
  4. Duty to Advise if Change in Information. Participant and Consultant agree to advice HBRMLS of any change in the information provided in the Agreement including, but not limited to, names, addresses, and contact information. The failure to promptly advise HBRMLS of such changes will result in the termination of downloading privileges.
  5. Consultant Has No Rights to HBRMLS IDX Enabled Database-No Third Party Beneficiary right Created. The parties agree that Consultant has no right to HBRMLS’s IDX Enabled Database whatsoever and that this Agreement creates no third party beneficiary rights in Consultant.
  6. Information to be Retained by Participant Subject To HBRMLS’s Rules. Participant and Consultant agree that Participant will retain possession of all information obtained pursuant to this Agreement. Participant and Consultant further agree that all HBRMLS Rules, Bylaws, and policies pertaining to the use of HBRMLS’s information, but not limited to apply to such information, even though it may be processed by Participant’s or Consultant’s computer(s).
  7. Downloading Procedure. This process for downloading shall be by such equipment and procedure as may be determined by HBRMLS from time to time in its sole discretion.
  8. Use of IDX Enabled Database. Participant and Consultant may use the database for only the following
    1. Republication of IDX Enable Database. Participant, with or without assistance of Consultant, may republish HBRMLS’s entire IDX enabled database on no more than two (2) internet sites.
    2. Internet Purposes. Participant may, with or without consultant’s assistance, use the database for participant’s accounting, statistical. And auto-populating application for the use of participant and licensees licensed to member only.
  9. Right to terminate License. HBRMLS SHALL HAVE THE RIGHT AT ANY TIME AND IN HBRMLS’S SOLE DISCRETION TO terminate the license granted herein immediately and without notice. Both Participant and Consultant agree to cease downloading upon notice of termination.
  10. Termination of Membership. Upon termination of membership or transfer to inactive status, Participant and/or Consultant shall deliver all information theretofore transferred from HBRMLS’S IDX enabled database (downloaded) by Participant to HBRMLS.
  11. Attorney’s Fees and Injunctive Relief. The parties agree that, in the event of a breach of this Agreement by participant or Consultant, the damages suffered by HBRMLS and its Participant would be difficult to calculate and that injunctive relief is appropriate. Accordingly, the parties agree that preliminary and permanent injunctive relief should be issued without need for bond. The parties further agree that in the event of a dispute regarding this Agreement, the prevailing party is entitled to an award of its attorney’s fees and costs.
  12. Order of Signature of Agreement. This Agreement shall be signed by the Participant and all Consultants.

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Huntington Board of REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service


Orientation Agreement

As stated in the Board Bylaws of the Huntington Board of REALTORS®, applicant must complete a code of ethics training session within ninety (90) days after the date of my application.

I, therefore, certify that I will either attend one of the sessions organized by the Board or complete the NAR New Member Code of Ethics course online within ninety (90) days after the date of my application.

I understand that if I should fail to complete the New member Code of Ethics course, my application for membership will automatically be disapproved, and my Board application fee in the amount of $50.00 will be forfeited.



(Broker/MLS Participant/Board Staff)

Confidential Use of MLS Information


(Broker/MLS Participant/Board Staff)

In the proper use of the Multiple Listing Service computer databse information and any other form containing said information that is owned by the Huntington Board of REALTORS®. I understand that the data contained therein is confidential nature, copyrighted, for use by Multiple Listing Participants and their authorized associates only and not for distribution to the public unless stated in the governing documents of the Huntington Board of REALTORS®. I also understand that to release or give such Multiple Listing Service information to the public, that is anyone other than a member of the Huntington Board of REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service, is a violation of Board Bylaws and the Rules and Regulations of such Multiple Listing Service.



(Broker/MLS Participant/Board Staff)

Computer Membership Records

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Keybox Agreement

All loaned keyboxes are the property of the Huntington Board of REALTORS® (HBOR). Keyboxes will be assigned to the active listings of the participating Multiple Listing Service Firm. All sold keyboxes are subject to the same rules established by the HBOR.


The participant of the MLS assumes responsibility for the keyboxes which are loaned or sold to the Participant.

The Participant acknowledges that is the loaned keybox should be lost, damaged or stolen, the HBOR will bill, via the Broker’s Statement, for the current cost of its replacement.

Broker must select one of the options below and initial:



IDEMNIFICATION: Participant covenants and agrees to indemnify and hold the Huntington Board of REALTORS® and all its respective officers, Directors, and employees harmless from any and all liability, obligations, or demands against them as a result of Participant’s (and their affiliated “Users”) utilization of the keybox system, including attorney’s fees, incurred by them as a result of damage or injury to premise or persons arising out of the use by Participant or by any other of their affiliated “Users.”