The Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® is happy to provide our members with comprehensive and easy to understand legal information on a wide variety of topics affecting the real estate industry. Please note that many legal resources are restricted to MAR members as a benefit of membership.  If you cannot find the information you require please contact MAR Legal Hotline staff at
The MAR Legal Hotline

The MAR Legal Hotline offers authorized callers access to staff attorneys who can assist members with questions about current state and federal laws and regulations, permissible business practices, and important court rulings affecting real estate practitioners.  To take advantage of the Legal Hotline service, a member's designated broker must first complete and sign an Authorization Form and return to the MAR Legal Department.  Once approved as an authorized caller, MAR members may access the Hotline by calling 800-370-LEGAL (5342), 1-781-839-5599, or sending an e-mail to  The hours of operation are Monday-Friday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. MAR compiles and publishes the questions and answers to our most popular inquiries.

State and Federal Government Links

State and Federal Government websites can be great legal resources.  This webpage features some of the most useful links that provide information about common legal topics in the real estate industry. 
View Useful State and Government Links