Ruling Issued in Missouri "Floor Plan" Case

Friday, October 27th, 2023
Gwen Walters

As recently reported in REALTOR® Magazine, on September 28, 2023, the Federal Western District Court in Missouri issued its ruling in the "Floor Plan" case (Designworks Homes, Inc. et al v. Horak et al. Doc# 124, W.D. Mo. 2:18-cv-04093-BCW). The Court held that such drawings constitute "fair use" and may continue to be used when marketing listed homes for sale, without violating applicable architectural design copyright laws.

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President's Message: Change is the one constant in life!

Monday, October 23rd, 2023
Gwen Walters

We’ve all heard it said in one way or another… the one constant in life is change. The past few years have brought many changes in our communities, our Association, and our industry. This year, in particular, has been rife with challenges, and change feels imminent on many fronts. It may be easy to allow ourselves to get mired down in the uncertainty and the questions, wondering what changes will shape our future, but it’s important to find productive ways to navigate the unknown.

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Missouri REALTORS Podcast

Thursday, October 19th, 2023
Tia Wisdom

In this special episode of the Missouri REALTORS® Podcast, Lesley Muchow (Deputy General Counsel and Vice President of Legal Affairs and Antitrust Compliance at the National Association of REALTORS®) joins REALTORS® Andrea Sheridan and Bobbi Howe to discuss the Burnett lawsuit – a class action litigation involving the National Association of REALTORS® – and what REALTORS® should know as the trial begins.

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