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  • RULES FOR PROPER USE OF CREA'S TRADEMARKS
    1) ALWAYS USE CAPITAL LETTERS:
    For REALTOR®, REALTORS® and MLS®
    For the first letters of Multiple Listing Service®
    For the "S" in "System" in the phrase "MLS® System"
    2) ALWAYS include the ® registration mark for the above words and phrase
    3) ALWAYS include the disclaimer "Trademark owned or controlled by the Canadian Real Estate Association. Used under license."
    4) ALWAYS use the term "MLS® System" when referring to the co-operative selling system of an Association/Board or Council.
    5) NEVER alter or distort the words or the design marks.
    6) NEVER combine the trademarks with any other words or designs.
    7) NEVER use adjectives with the trademarks.
    8) NEVER use the marks in slogans, product or business names.
    9) NEVER use REALTOR® or REALTORS® in a way that implies it means "real estate agent"
    10) NEVER use MLS® in a way that implies it means a database or website
    11) NEVER use MLS® as a noun
    12) NEVER use MLS® or REALTOR® in domain names.
    13) NEVER use MLS® or REALTOR® in the HTML's meta tag, i.e when viewing source on a website, the trademarks should not be visible in the HTML.

    Footers on any pages that display listing content should read:
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