DMS Properties, LLC ...
Residential Real Estate Services

3475 Leonardtown Road, Suite 205, Waldorf, MD 20601
Post Office Box 2051, Waldorf, MD 20604

Office/Fax: 301-744-0002

DMS Properties, LLC ... Residential Real Estate Services

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Our Library of
Real Estate Documents!

Below you will find many of the documents that we use in real estate (non-property management) transactions. They are all legally-binding contract documents that were written and approved by either the Maryland Real Estate Commission, the Maryland Association of Realtors or one of the local real estate Boards or Associations.

Understanding Whom Real Estate Agents Represent ... also referred to as the "agency" disclosure is required to be signed by any buyer, seller, landlord or tenant who is using a REALTOR to assist in a transaction. It explains the roles of the various in the transaction.

Consent For Dual Agency is a disclosure form wherein the parties to the transaction acknowledge that the same Real Estate Brokerage Company (through two different real estate agents) is representing both the buyer and seller or landlord and tenant in a single transactrion.

Buyer Representation Agreement is used for assisting buyers and tenants to find real estate that is either for sale or for rent. DMS Properties, LLC ... Residential Real Estate Services, does not charge buyers or tenants a commission for helping them find a home ... the commissions are paid by the seller or landlord.

Rental Listing Agreement, which we sometimes refer to as our tenant placement service agreement, authorizes DMS Properties, LLC ... Residential Real Estate Services to market a property for rent. There is also an HTML Version.

Section 8 Election formis used by aproperty owner who wishes to opt out of the Section 8 Rent Subsidy Program. You can learn more about that at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Owners of properties located in Montgomery County and Howard County CANNOT opt out of the due to local Fair Housing Laws. We'll be adding information about the Fair Housing Laws that are specific to each County. If you own a property that you'd like to get qualified for the Program, let us know and we'll help you with that process, too.

Resale Listing Agreement authorizes DMS Properties, LLC ... Residential Real Estate Services to market a property for sale.

Lock Box Authorization is used when a homeowner authorizes us to place a lock box on the property so that it can be shown to potential tenants or to allow access by contractors who are making repairs.

Lead-Based Paint disclosures and information about the Federal requirements and the Maryland laws regarding rental properties and lead-based paint in the home. If your property was built AFTER January 1, 1978, the property does not have potential liability for issues involving lead-based paint. If the home was built BEFORE 1978, thought, it must be tested. We are working on developing a section on Maryland Lead-Based Paint Certification. based on the new 2015 law.

Business Directory, where we tell you about the contractors and businesses that we believe will do a great job for you!

Return On Investment excel spreadsheet that will help you calculate the potential ROI for purchasing a property ... this isn't only a valuable tool for rental properties!! We can explain why. We also have other tools to help with this through our affiliation with OwnAmerica.

We hope that you find all of this information helpful ... and believe that the entire process goes more smoothly if you have the information that you need as quickly as possible. We look forward to working with you!!

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Equal Opportunity Housing Maryland Association of Realtors National Association of Realtors National Association of Residential Property Managers