REALTOR® Resources

BNAR provides resources to Realtors® to answer many of the questions that arise in their day to day business

Covid-19 Resource Page

Advertising Guidelines  (Effective 11/2/2020)

Advertising Presentation Slides (10/28/13)

Agency Disclosure

Agency Disclosure Guide

Agricultural Districts

Best Practice - for Seller's and Lead Based Paint Disclosures

Best Practices- Prospects, Faxing, Letters of Intent

Best Practice - Covid-19

Carbon Monoxide and or Smoke Detector NYS Law for existing construction - Look for 5-a/5-b

Delayed Showing

Do not call guidelines

Ethics / Arbitration Information

Fair Housing Regulations June, 2020

Fair Housing Advertising Guidelines

Fair Housing Disclosure NYS Form -  6/20/2020

Fire Sprinkler Law August 2014

Home Inspectors

Mold Licensing

Department of Labor - Mold

License Reciprocity with New York State

Love Letters from Buyers

Lead Paint

Multiple Listing Service (MLS) Rules

Multiple Offers - Buyer and Seller's Guide to Multiple Offer Negotiations

Multiple Offers - Broker's Duty Regarding Multiple Offers

Multiple Offers - Purchase Offer Submission Considerations

NYS Home Equity Theft Prevention Act

Pathways to Professionalism

Pet Policy

Personal Assistants 

Power of Attorney (statutory short form)

Property Condition Disclosure (PCDS) and Exemptions

Real Trends

Record Retention

Safe Showings Guidelines June 2020

Sellers Concessions and Unauthorized Practice of Law

Winterization Letter

Local Property Ordinances and Programs

View page showing city/town/village information on one table - Revised 12/1/2018

Cheektowaga  - Time of Sale Inspections for Sump Pumps – Local Law effective 3/1/16 – Consolidated Sanitary Sewer District Map

Erie County Property Transfer Certification for Septic Systems and/or Wells (including application and affidavit) LINK to ERIE County Site

Erie County Water and Sewer Authorization Form

Tax Links for County and City
Click Here to Open the Form

Equalization Rates by County
Erie County
Niagara County
Genesee County
Wyoming County
Livingston County
Orleans County
Cattaraugus County
Chautuaqua County

Need HUD forms? use this link

Click on the following for further detailed information:  All of NYS Areas by County, Buffalo Neighborhood Map, Local School Districts.

Mortgage Assistance Relief Services(MARS)

There have been a number of inquiries regarding the new Mortgage Assistance Relief Services rule pertaining to short sales and licensees negotiating on behalf of sellers in a short sale. The National Association of REALTORS® has provided some guidance to licensees as to the requirements under the MARS rule as well as instructions and a template to use when drafting your own form.  More at the NAR law and policy page:

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