You must be at least 18 years old to use the Services. You may choose to create an account and provide certain information, including a valid email address and a password. If you want to list your home, you will have to register with us. You agree to provide accurate and truthful information, and to keep it accurate and updated. It is your responsibility to maintain the confidentiality and security of your information, and you agree to notify us if there has been any unauthorized use of your information. You may not share your password with unaffiliated third parties.
By providing your information, you consent to us or other third parties contacting you about your interest in the Services by email, phone or through any other contact information you have chosen to provide. You may opt out of marketing by following the instructions in our Privacy Statement.
All parts of the Services, including, but not limited to, all applications, information, text, messages, images, photos, illustrations, designs, icons, video clips, sounds, files, trademarks, copyrighted material, trade dress, software, specifications, literature, technical information, advertisements, the selection, compilation, arrangement and presentation of all materials, and the Websites, tools and all other content or materials (“Content”), are owned and copyrighted by HomeLister and/or third parties, and are protected by U.S. and international laws. You agree to abide by all applicable copyright laws, as well as copyright notices or restrictions posted on the Services, and you acknowledge that use of our Content without our express prior written permission is strictly prohibited. You may use the Content of the Services, but you may not alter it or change any copyrighted notices without our permission.
You may not use any of our Content, trademarks, trade names, service marks, copyrights or logos in any manner which creates the impression that such items belong to or are associated with you unless you have our written consent and you acknowledge that you have no ownership rights in or to any of such items. You may not use your own web design skills to “frame” the Websites and pretend they are yours. You may link to the Websites, provided that you acknowledge the source and agree that you will not link the Websites to any website containing any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information, or that violates any intellectual property, proprietary, privacy or publicity rights.
Content is provided through HomeLister AS IS, and you agree that the use of and reliance on any Content is at your own risk, and that under no circumstances shall HomeLister be liable for any Content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content made available via the Services.
By Transmitting Content to HomeLister, you grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to HomeLister an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully paid, worldwide license to use, copy, perform, display and distribute the Content, and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, the Content, and to grant and authorize sublicenses (through multiple tiers) of the foregoing.
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 or buyers who may be interested in your home), you agree that HomeLister may communicate with you through the contact information associated with your HomeLister account, including your device ID, email, mobile number, telephone or the postal address you provided, if any. HomeLister has no liability arising 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 may make requests for home tours, real estate agent contact, help selling or buying a home, or other requests. By making those requests, you authorize HomeLister to share your personal information, including your home search history, favorites and saved searches, with a real estate professional. When you make such a request to HomeLister, you are extending an express invitation for HomeLister, or another appropriate entity or person, to contact you.
The arbitration shall be administered by JAMS pursuant to its Comprehensive Arbitration Rules and Procedures, and in accordance with the Expedited Procedures in those rules. Notwithstanding these rules, however, such proceeding shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, Orange County. All parties shall maintain the confidential nature of the arbitration proceeding and the award, including the hearing, except as may be necessary to prepare for or conduct the arbitration hearing on the merits, or except as may be necessary in connection with a court application for a preliminary remedy, a judicial challenge to an award or its enforcement, or unless otherwise required by law or judicial decision.
YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ALL INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE SERVICES IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE,” AND THAT WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OR GUARANTEES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE SERVICES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. We make no representations or guarantees that the Services are compatible with your equipment or that the Services, or that any electronic communications sent by us or our affiliates, are error-free or will be free from loss, destruction, damage, interruption, corruption, attack, viruses, worms or other harmful, invasive or corrupted files, interference, hacking or other security intrusion, and we disclaim any liability relating thereto. You agree that we have the right to change the Content or technical specifications of any aspect of the Services at any time at our sole discretion. You further agree that such changes may result in your being unable to access the Services. We make no guarantees, representations or warranties that the Services or information available through the Services, or that the use of or result of the use of the Services, will be accurate, reliable, complete, current, uninterrupted or without errors.Any documents, pictures or other information available on the Services are for informational purposes only and may not represent the current condition of a property or the condition of the property at the time of sale.The posting of pictures on the Services does not constitute a guarantee that any items represented in the pictures will be present when a buyer takes possession of a property. You are encouraged to conduct your own due diligence and investigate all matters relating to any properties. It is recommended that you seek independent advice, including legal advice, to perform your due diligence and that you use good-faith efforts in determining that the content of all information provided to or obtained by you is accurate.
Some of the available content, services and information may include materials that belong to third parties. You acknowledge that we assume no responsibility for such content, services or information. The content of other websites, services, goods or advertisements that may be linked to or from the Services is not maintained or controlled by us. We do not: (a) make any warranty, express or implied, with respect to the use of the links provided on or to the Services; (b) guarantee the accuracy, completeness, usefulness or adequacy of any other websites, services or goods, that may be linked to or from the Services; or (c) make any endorsement of any other websites, services or goods that may be linked to or from the Services.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL HOMELISTER, ITS SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATES BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING FROM USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES, INCLUDING THOSE CAUSED BY ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OF TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS OR LINE FAILURE ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF HOMELISTER HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. ANY SERVICES OR CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE OR OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF HOMELISTER, AND ALL OTHER USE OF HOMELISTER, IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS THAT RESULTS THEREFROM. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS MAY OR MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, OUR AGGREGATE LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICES WILL NOT BE GREATER THAN THE AMOUNT YOU PAID TO ACCESS THE SERVICES OR ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100), WHICHEVER IS GREATER.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold HomeLister, our subsidiaries, affiliates, third-party vendors, directors, officers, employees and agents harmless, including costs, liabilities and legal fees, from any and all claims or demands made by any third party arising out of or relating to: (i) your access to or use of the Services; (ii) your violation of any third-party right, including, without limitation, any copyright, property or privacy right; (iii) the content you submit to the Services; or (iv) any breach by you or your affiliates, employees, agents and representatives of the Terms of Services. We reserve the right, at your expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you, and you agree to cooperate in such defense. You agree not to settle any matter in which you have indemnity obligations without our prior written consent. We will use reasonable efforts to notify you of any such claim, action or proceeding upon becoming aware of it.
You release HomeLister, its affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from all liability related to any and all claims and demands you may assert against any third party arising out of the Services. If you are a California resident, you waive California Civil Code Section 1542, which states, "A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his or her favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him or her must have materially affected his or her settlement with the debtor."
Before you may view pictures and prices of sold homes or read comments on active listings, our multiple listing service (“MLS”) data providers require you to acknowledge that you are considering HomeLister as your real estate agent. You have no obligation to work with HomeLister or to buy or sell a home. You can choose to work with HomeLister or not. You acknowledge and agree that: (a) you are entering into a consumer-broker relationship with HomeLister as defined by applicable state law and that you have no obligation to work with HomeLister, and you may terminate your account with HomeLister at any time; (b) you have a bona fide interest in the purchase, sale or lease of real estate on the HomeLister Website; (c) 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; (d) you acknowledge that the individual MLS which supplies the listing data owns such data, and you acknowledge the validity of the MLS’s copyright to such data; (e) HomeLister also explicitly authorizes MLS employees, MLS members or their duly authorized representatives to access HomeLister’s Website for the purpose of verifying compliance with MLS rules and monitoring the display of listings posted by users of HomeLister.
Additional disclosures apply to residents of Colorado, North Carolina, Rhode Island, South Carolina and Texas.