Competition and Real Estate by State

Ohio Ohio

Positive icon Allows choice of brokerage services
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Ohio law contains minimum service provisions, but it allows home sellers to choose the services they wish their broker to perform by including a provision allowing for waiver of the performance of certain services.

In 2005, the Ohio Association of Realtors formed a task force to investigate the needs of their consumers. The task force determined that, while Ohio law should require that brokers provide certain minimum services, consumers should also have the option to waive those services.

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Brokerage services: Discount Brokers Can Make Selling a Home Less Costly

Rebates: Rebates Make Buying a Home Less Expensive

Comment Letter

October 19, 2005

Letter to Ohio Association of Realtors Re: OAR Task Force on Minimum Services for Listings Report & Recommendations

Related documents on the Internet:

Ohio Revised Code Title XLVII §§ 4735.621, 4735.63, and 4735.65 requiring brokers to perform minimum services, but allowing consumer waiver

Updated July 9, 2015

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