Before we can show you pictures and prices of sold homes, or show you comments on active listings from Verhouse Partners, our MLS data providers require you to acknowledge that you’re considering a Verhouse Partner as your real estate agent.
You are entering into a lawful consumer-broker relationship with a Verhouse Partner as defined by applicable state law. You have no obligation to work with Verhouse Inc. or a Verhouse Partner and you can terminate your account with Verhouse any time. Any information you obtain from the Verhouse website is intended for your personal, non-commercial use.
You have a bona fide interest in the purchase, sale, or lease of real estate on the Verhouse inc. website.
You will not copy, redistribute, or retransmit any of the information provided except in connection with your consideration of the purchase or sale of an individual property.
You acknowledge that the individual multiple listing service (MLS), which supplies the listing data, owns such data and you acknowledge the validity of the MLS’s copyright to such data.
Verhouse inc. also explicitly authorizes MLS employees, MLS members, or their duly authorized representatives to access Verhouse inc.’s website for the purposes of verifying compliance with MLS rules and monitoring the display of Participants’ listings on Verhouse inc.’s site.
If you want to list your home with a Verhouse Partner, or buy a home with a Verhouse Partner then you will need to enter into a listing agreement or buyer agreement to become a Verhouse inc. Partner Client; these agreements are not covered here.
1. Who Can Use the Verhouse inc. Services
You must be: a) at least the age of majority in the state where you live to use the Sites, and b) a resident of the United States. If you are under 13 years old, do not use the Sites.
2. Intellectual Property Ownership and License
B. Trademarks Verhouse inc., the Verhouse inc. logos and other Verhouse inc. trademarks, service marks, graphics, and logos used in connection with Verhouse inc. are trademarks or registered trademarks of Verhouse inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and logos used in connection with Verhouse inc. may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
C. Data The MLS Data on our Sites is the property of the individual MLSs providing the data. These MLSs have granted Verhouse inc. the necessary licenses to display the MLS Data on the Sites. Some require us to display certain licensing information about their MLS Data; this information can be found in Section 15 below.
D. Other Intellectual Property Verhouse inc. also owns trade secrets and know-how that contribute to the functionality of the Services.
E. Scraping of Listing & Property Data Is Not Allowed Crawling the Verhouse inc..com and network sites is allowed for inclusion in web search engine results only. Webscraping, downloading or webcrawling of any property or other data for inclusion in another real estate search site, content aggregator, or any other purpose is strictly forbidden without prior written consent from Verhouse inc..
G. Reservation of Rights Except for the limited license granted above, Verhouse inc. reserves all of its intellectual property rights in the Site. This Agreement does not grant you any right or license with respect to any trademarks and logos.
H. Information Aggregation Verhouse inc. is not responsible for any errors in displayed information or delays in displaying information. All information on the Sites is either transmitted to Verhouse inc. from other entities or persons or was obtained through publicly available government sources. Issues of data accuracy may be brought to the attention of Verhouse inc. by sending feedback but it is likely that such information accuracy cannot be corrected by Verhouse inc. and the entity or person that generated the information must be appealed to. For example: incorrect listing information can only be changed by the third party listing agent under our terms with the MLSs.
I. Days on Verhouse inc. The Days on Verhouse inc. value is derived from the date the listing was first displayed on the Sites, not from data in the MLS listing.
4. Equal Housing Opportunity
We are pledged to the letter and spirit of U.S. policy for the achievement of equal housing opportunity throughout the Nation. We encourage and support an affirmative advertising and marketing program in which there are no barriers to obtaining housing because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin.
5. Your Submissions and Community Guidelines
B. Verhouse Inc. Community Guidelines
Be respectful. We welcome debate, but we will not tolerate disrespectful language or personal attacks. Please avoid controversial topics such as politics, race, religion, and sexuality. We reserve the right to edit or remove any controversial content.
No solicitation. Real estate agents and other professionals are welcome here, but not to promote your services. You can include your brokerage, but no contact information or website addresses.
No spamming. Please do not post advertising, junk mail, spam, scams or chain letters.
No illegal or offensive posts. Any content that contains illegal, inflammatory, libelous, obscene or pornographic material will be removed.
No public posting of private information or other people’s unpublished contact information. This also includes communications from community administrators and moderators.
Moderation. We reserve the right to monitor content and delete or retain content in our sole discretion.
C. License You grant Verhouse inc. a perpetual, unlimited right to use, reproduce, modify, distribute, and display your Submissions worldwide in any media. Verhouse inc. may, but is not obligated to, post the name you associate with the Submission. Additionally, you grant Verhouse inc. a perpetual unlimited license to use, distribute, publish, remove, retain, add, process, analyze, use and commercialize, in any way now known or in the future discovered, any information you provide, directly or indirectly to Verhouse inc., without any further consent, notice and/or compensation to you or to any third parties.
D. Disclaimer Verhouse inc. takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any Submissions posted by you or any third party. We may not monitor or control the Submissions posted via the Services and, we cannot take responsibility for such Submissions. Any use or reliance on any Submissions or materials posted via the Services or obtained by you through the Services is at your own risk. Therefore, if you have an idea or information that you would like to keep confidential or don’t want others to use, or that is subject to third party rights that may be infringed by your sharing it, do not post it to any forum, or elsewhere on the Sites. Verhouse inc. IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANOTHER’S MISUSE OR MISAPPROPRIATION OF ANYTHING YOU POST ON Verhouse inc..
E. Forums Verhouse inc. offers forums where you can post your observations and comments on designated topics. Verhouse inc. account holders can create forum topic threads. Verhouse inc., in its sole discretion, may close or transfer threads, or remove content from them if the content violates this Agreement or others’ intellectual property rights. Please note that everything you share in a forum may be seen and used by other users of the Services.
F. Reviews We publish reviews of real estate service providers (title companies, escrow companies, lenders, home inspectors, lawyers, and others) in our Open Book section of the Sites. Only Verhouse inc. clients who have closed a real estate transaction with Verhouse inc. or with a Partner Agent, as defined in Section 6, are allowed to submit reviews. We publish the reviews, even if they are not good. If we have an email address for the provider, we let them know that they have been reviewed and allow them to respond. Providers or Verhouse inc. Partner clients who have questions can contact [email protected]
6. How Verhouse inc. May Communicate with You
For purposes of responding to you and providing you with information and notices about your account or the Services (such as information about homes you might be interested in), you agree that Verhouse inc. may communicate with you through the contact information associated with your Verhouse inc. account or Verhouse inc. Applications, including your device ID, email, mobile number, telephone, or the postal address you provided (if any). Please review your Account Settings or settings on your mobile device to control what kind of messages you receive from Verhouse inc.. Verhouse inc. has no liability rising from your failure to maintain accurate contact or other information, including, but not limited to, your failure to receive critical information about the Services. Through the Services, you can make requests for home tours, real estate agent contact, help selling or buying a home or other requests. By making those requests, you authorize Verhouse inc. to share your personal information including your home search history, favorites and saved searches, with a real estate professional (a Verhouse inc. partner or staff member, or a Partner Agent, as defined below). When you make such a request to Verhouse inc. you are extending an express invitation for Verhouse inc., or another appropriate entity or person, to contact you. A Partner Agent is employed by or works with another brokerage, but has teamed up with us to provide Verhouse inc.-quality service to a wider range of customers. We’ll refer you to a Partner Agent in our discretion.
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11. Limitation of Liability
12. Dispute Resolution
Any claim or controversy arising out of or relating to the use of the Sites, to the goods or services provided by Verhouse inc., or to any acts or omissions for which you may contend Verhouse inc. is liable, including but not limited to any claim or controversy as to arbitrability (“Dispute”), shall be finally, and exclusively, settled by arbitration. The arbitration shall be held before one arbitrator under the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) in force at that time. The arbitration shall be venued in Seattle, Washington. The arbitrator shall be selected pursuant to the AAA rules or from a list of arbitrators provided by Verhouse inc.. Filing and other non-award costs will be paid for, in equal shares, by both parties except that the fee to the arbitrator will be paid by the non-prevailing party. To begin the arbitration process, a party must make a written demand. Should any State or Federal law conflict with the above rules for resolving disputes or the AAA rules, such conflicting rules shall be severed from the enforceable rules and the enforceable rules shall survive and control the dispute resolution process. Any gaps left in the process due to severed rules shall be resolved at the discretion of the selected arbitrator. Any judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitrators may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction in Seattle, Washington. The arbitrators shall not have the power to award damages in connection with any Dispute in excess of actual compensatory damages and shall not multiply actual damages or award consequential, punitive or exemplary damages, and each party irrevocably waives any claim thereto. The agreement to arbitrate shall not be construed as an agreement to the joinder or consolidation of an arbitration under this agreement with arbitration of disputes or claims of any non-party, regardless of the nature of the issues or disputes involved.
Should a Dispute arise and should the arbitration provisions herein become inapplicable or unenforceable, or in any instance of any lawsuit between you and Verhouse inc., the parties agree that jurisdiction over and venue of any suit shall be exclusively in the state and federal courts sitting in Seattle, Washington. If either party employs attorneys to enforce any right in connection with any Dispute or lawsuit the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorneys’ fees.
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A. Severability If any provision of this Agreement is found by a court of competent jurisdiction or arbitrator to be illegal, void, or unenforceable, the unenforceable provision will be modified so as to render it enforceable and effective to the maximum extent possible in order to effect the intention of the provision.
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E. No Waiver Our failure to act with respect to a breach of this Agreement by you or others does not waive our right to act with respect to that breach or subsequent similar or other breaches.
F. No Injunctive Relief In no event shall you seek or be entitled to rescission, injunctive or other equitable relief, or to enjoin or restrain the operation of the Services.
G. Assignment and Delegation You may not assign or delegate any rights or obligations under the Agreement. Any purported assignment and delegation shall be ineffective. We may freely assign or delegate all rights and obligations under the Agreement, fully or partially without notice to you. We may also substitute, by way of unilateral novation, effective upon notice to you, Verhouse inc. for any third party that assumes our rights and obligations under this Agreement.
H. Alpha and Beta Testing The Services include any alpha or beta testing or other evaluation or use of products and services, features, functionality, and all components thereof (whether in final or prerelease form) that we may conduct (“Testing”). Except to the extent otherwise provided in another agreement between you and Verhouse inc., your participation in any Testing and use of any content, information, or other materials in connection with such Testing shall be subject to this Agreement.
I. Potential Other Rights and Obligations You may have rights or obligations under local law other than those enumerated here if you are located outside the United States.
J. Complaints Regarding Content Posted on the Verhouse inc. Website For non-copyright complaints, you may notify us here.
K. International Matters Verhouse inc. is controlled and operated from Verhouse inc.’s United States offices in Washington. We make no representation that the Services are appropriate or available for use in any particular location. Those who choose to access Verhouse inc. do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. The Services, including software from Verhouse inc., is further subject to United States export controls. No Services, including software from Verhouse inc., may be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported in violation of any applicable law, rule or regulation.
L. Complaint Regarding Copyright Infringement If you are a copyright holder and believe your work has been used on the Sites in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact our Copyright Agent with the following information:
Your name, address, phone number, and email address, so that we can reach you;
Identification of the copyrighted work(s) you believe to be infringed;
Identification of the material on the Sites you believe is infringing, including a location description (e.g., a URL);
A statement, made under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf, and that the information you provided is accurate;
A statement that you have a good-faith belief the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
A physical or electronic signature; and
Send your infringement notices to:
Email: [email protected]
If your Submission is removed or access to it is disabled and you believe in good faith that a claim has been wrongly made against you, you may submit a counter-notification to Verhouse inc.. Your counter-notification must be in writing and sent to our administration, whose address is above. Your counter-notification must contain the following information:
Your physical or electronic signature;
Identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled;
A statement under penalty of perjury that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled; and
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It is expected that all users of any part of the Services will comply with applicable copyright laws. However, if Verhouse inc. is notified of claimed copyright infringement, or otherwise becomes aware of facts and circumstances from which infringement is apparent, it will respond expeditiously by removing, or disabling access to, the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity. Verhouse inc. will comply with the appropriate provisions of the DMCA in the event a counter notification is received by its Designated Agent.
Under appropriate circumstances, Verhouse inc. will, in its discretion, terminate authorization of users of the Services who are repeat infringers. If you believe that a user is a repeat infringer, please follow the instructions above to contact Verhouse inc. and provide information sufficient for us to verify that the user is a repeat infringer.
14. MLS Agreements and Disclaimers
Disclaimers: Multiple Listing Services and other Data Providers
Verhouse inc. receives the homes for sale from many listing sources. The following disclaimers apply to listings only from that particular data source.
Verhouse inc.’s Days on Verhouse inc. value is derived from the date the listing was first displayed on Verhouse inc.’s site, not from data in the MLS listing. Information from sources deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. (ARMLS)
Indicates a property listed by a real estate brokerage other than the web site owner. Information Deemed Reliable But Not Guaranteed. All information should be verified by the recipient and none is guaranteed as accurate by ARMLS. Copyright 2016 Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. All rights reserved.
Hawaii Information Service
The information is being provided by Hawaii Information Service. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Information is provided for consumers’ personal, non-commercial use, and may not be used for any purpose other than the identification of potential properties for purchase. Copyright 2016 MLS Hawaii, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Some of the active listings appearing on this site may be listed by other REALTORS(R). If you are interested in those active listings, Verhouse inc. may represent you as as a buyer’s agent. If the active listing you are interested in is Verhouse inc. Corporation’s, you may speak with one of Verhouse inc. Corporation’s agents regarding your options for representation. Information is provided for personal, non-commercial use only. Based on information from the Multiple Listing Service of HiCentral MLS, Ltd. Listings last updated on Apr 28, 2016. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Copyright 2016 by HiCentral MLS, Ltd.
Realtors Association of Maui (RAM) MLS
The information is being provided by REALTORS® Association of Maui, Inc. Multiple Listing Service. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Information is provided for consumers’ personal, non-commercial use, and may not be used for any purpose other than the identification of potential properties for purchase. Copyright 2016 REALTORS® Association of Maui, Inc. Multiple Listing Service. All Rights Reserved.