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Ashland Board of REALTORSâ

107 E Main St, Ste 3, Ashland, OH 44805

Request and Agreement to Arbitrate


  1. The undersigned agrees and wants to submit to arbitration before a Hearing Panel of the Ashland Board of REALTORS with the understanding that the arbitration will be conducted pursuant to the Code of Ethics and Arbitration Manual of the Board. The undersigned acknowledges having had the opportunity to review the Board’s procedures or having been provided with a copy of the procedures.


  2. I am informed that each person named below is a member in good standing of the Board or Participant in its MLS, or was a member of said Board of REALTORS at the time the dispute arose.


  3. A dispute arising out of the real estate business as defined by Article 17 of the Code of Ethics exists between me and (list all persons and/or firms you wish to name as respondents to this arbitration):


    _________________________, REALTORâ Principal __________________________

     Name                                                                             Address


    _________________________, REALTORâ Principal __________________________

                    Name                                                                             Address



                    Firm                                                                               Address


  4. There is due, unpaid and owing to me (or I retain) from the above-named persons the sum of $______________. My claim is predicated upon the statement attached, marked Exhibit I and incorporated by reference into this application.


  5. The undersigned confirms that execution of this Agreement is wholly voluntary and pursuant to this Agreement, agrees and promises to abide absolutely by the award of the Hearing Panel and in the event of adverse decision to make prompt compliance and to pay the fees and costs as provided by the Board’s professional standards procedures.


  6. I enclose my check in the sum of $100 for the arbitration filing fee deposit.


  7. I understand that I may be represented by legal counsel, and that I should give written notice no less than fifteen (15) days before the hearing of the name, address and phone number of my attorney to all parties and the Board. Failure to provide this notice may result in a continuance of the hearing, if the Hearing Panel determines that the rights of the other party(ies) require representation.


    Each party must provide a list of the names of witnesses he intends to call at the hearing to the Board and to all other parties not less than fifteen (15) days prior to the hearing. Each party shall arrange for his witnesses to be present at the time and place designated for the hearing.


  8. I declare that this application and the allegations contained herein are true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief and this request for arbitration is filed within one hundred eighty (180) days after the closing of the transaction, if any, or within one hundred eighty (180) days after the facts constituting the arbitrable matter could have been known in the exercise of reasonable diligence, whichever is later.


  9. If either party to an arbitration request believes that the Grievance Committee has incorrectly classified the issue presented in the request (i.e., mandatory or voluntary), the party has twenty (20) days from the date of the receipt of the Grievance Committee’s decision to file a written appeal of the decision. Only those materials that the Grievance Committee had at the time of its determination may be considered with the appeal by the Board of Directors.

  10.  Are the circumstances giving rise to this arbitration request the subject of civil litigation?  _______yes        ________ no



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