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Membership Applications

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Secondary Membership Application


Application Fee: $50

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 (/ ) 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.




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 ofganized 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 by Board application fee in the amount of $50.00 will be forfeited.

(Broker/MLS Participant/Board Staff)

Confidential Use of MLS Information

I hereby acknowledge that I have been instructed by:

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 document 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

Brokers & Sales Agents

Designated Realtor

REALTOR® Association Marketing Consent Form

I understand that by providing the information above, I consent to receive communications sent from the Huntington Board of REALTORS®, the West Virginia Association of REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS via U.S. mail, e-mail, telephone, or facsimile at those number(s)/location(s). This agreement remains in effect until the recipient notifies sender otherwise.