254 CMR Board of registration of real estate brokers
Board of registration of real estate brokers and salespersons.
State agency website includes frequently asked questions, applications, forms, license information, policies, continuing education course listings, and more.
Selected case law
Horne v. Vanni, 1 Mass. App. Ct. 841 (1973)
When buyer could not get financing, real estate broker was not entitled to a commission.
Lewis v. Emerson, 391 Mass. 517 (1984 )
If wrongful conduct by a seller prevents the completion of a sale, real estate brokers are entitled to a commission.
Newton Centre Realty v. Jaffe, 97 Mass. App. Ct. 726 (2020)
The death of the seller terminates a real estate brokerage agreement.
Tristan’s Landing v. Wait, 367 Mass. 622 (1975)
This case established the general standard for earning a commission by real estate brokers.
Agency disclosure: a consumer guide to real estate representation, Board of Registration of Real Estate Brokers and Salespersons
Pamphlet for consumers that explains the relationship between consumers and real estate brokers.
Real estate brokers and salespersons consumer fact sheet, Div. of Professional Licensure.
Helpful information about what different types of brokers do and what buyers, sellers, and renters need to know when dealing with a real estate agent.
LexisNexis Practice Guide: Massachusetts real estate litigation, Lexis, annual edition, chapter 11.
Litigating residential real estate disputes in Massachusetts, 2d ed., MCLE, loose-leaf, chapter 9.
Massachusetts real estate: principles, practices and law, Cengage Learning, 2009.
Methods of practice with forms, 4th ed. (Mass. Practice, v.5), West Group, 2000 with supplement. Section 3:66 Broker’s commission.
Procedural forms annotated, 6th ed., (Mass. Practice v.10A) West, 2009 with supplement. Section 47:1 Complaints- real estate broker’s commission.
Real estate broker disputes, MCLE, 2009.
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