Standard Operating Procedure MLAR ALL M.Lee & Associates Realty agents are required by State Law to uniformly apply their Brokerages Standard Operating Procedure SOP when qualifying Buyers/Renters. The M.Lee & Associates Realty SOP are as follows: Exclusive Broker Agreement: No exclusive brokerage agreements are required for buyers or renters to work with MLAR agents but they should nonetheless be solicited. PreApproval/ Proof of Funds: Proof of funds excluding proof of income including mortgage preapproval when an offer includes financing required before making an effort to purchase or rent. Prospective Clients IDs: Buyers or Rents who are unaccompanied by their agent must provide their identification before entering a property or making an offer; when accompanied the accompanying agent must either show their identification or that of their clients or customers. Property owners are nonetheless free to set their own qualifying criteria as long as such criteria is established in advance if soliciting buyers or renters is applied uniformly and objectively to all buyers or renters and is nondiscriminatory. Further such criteria may only be directed by a property owner if such owner directs their criteria in writing inclusive of the date of such direction. M.Lee & Associate Realty