Terms of Use

Terms of Use

[Last Updated: April 5, 2012]

By registering on the TwinCitiesRent2Own (“TCR2O”) Website (as defined below) or by accessing the TCR2O Website, Client and/or User (as defined below) is acknowledging and accepting these Terms of Use. TCR2O may from time-to-time revise these Terms of Use, and the date of last revision will be available at the top of this page, so please be sure to check back periodically. Client and/or User's continued use of the Website after changes have been posted to these Terms of Use will constitute Client and/or User's acceptance of such changes.

Definitions of Terms

"TCR2O," "Us," "We," or "Our" means TCR2O, the real-estate service operated by MN Property Group, a Minnesota Limited Liability Company.

"TCR2O Agent" or "TCR2O Agents" means a real-estate broker, salesperson, agent, associate broker, or similar state licensed real-estate professional licensed with TCR2O.

"Partner Brokerage" means a third-party real-estate brokerage entity not operated by or affiliated with TCR2O.

"Partner Agent" or "Partner Agents" means a third-party real-estate broker, salesperson, agent, associate broker, or similar state-licensed real-estate professional affiliated or licensed with Partner Brokerage who provide professional real-estate services to Users and who is not affiliated or licensed with TCR2O.

"Buyer" or "Home Buyer" means a person who is buying or considering purchasing a property.

"Seller" or "Home Seller" means a person who is selling or considering the sale of a property.

"Client" or "Clients" means a User/s that has/have completed the registration process and has/have agreed to these Terms of Use.

"User" or "Users" means a person/s who is/are either a Buyer or a Seller who accesses the Website and/or otherwise utilizes the services of TCR2O or Partner Brokerage.

"Website" means the TCR2O Internet website currently located at the URL address www.twincitiesrent2own.com.

"Community" is a feature on the TCR2O Website where Clients and certain TCR2O Agents and employees, and Partner Agents can ask and answer questions and post comments on topics relating to residential real estate.

"Agent Ratings" is a feature on the Website where Clients can rate and review a TCR2O Agent or Partner Agent.

"Consumer Comment Features" consists of the Consumer Home Feedback, the Community, and the Agent Ratings features on the TCR2O Website.

"Consumer Comment Guidelines" means the rules, together with these Terms of Use, that govern the use of the Consumer Comment Features.

Terms of Use

  1. Use of Website. Users of the TCR2O Website agree to the following:
    1. The User must (a) provide true, accurate, and current information; (b) maintain and update this information and ensure that it remains true, accurate, and current. By registering, the User consents to receive personalized emails, telephone calls and/or faxes from TCR2O, TCR2O Agents, Partner Brokerage, or Partner Agents.
    2. Any User that holds any type of real-estate license, including, but not limited to a brokers, associate brokers or salespersons license other than TCR2O Agents or Partner Agents must immediately advise TCR2O by telephone, facsimile, email or chat before that User may access any house listing data or other data compilations. At its discretion, TCR2O reserves the right to deny or terminate access to any real-estate agent who is not a TCR2O Agent or Partner Agent.
    3. As identified above, User's continued use of the Website after changes have been posted to these Terms of Use will constitute User's acceptance of such changes.
  2. Client Agreements and Representations. Clients agree to the following:
    1. Client agrees to provide his/her own access to the World Wide Web and pay any fees associated with such access.
    2. Client must be a prospective purchaser or seller of real property in the geographic areas where TCR2O or Partner Brokerage is licensed and operating with a bona fide interest in the purchase or sale of such real property.
    3. Client represents and warrants that he/she has not signed any agreement with a real-estate broker or agent that would prevent the Client from using TCR2O as his or her sole and exclusive agent. Client does not have a contract or agreement with any third party that would interfere with TCR2O's representation of Client.
    4. Client agrees to limit his or her online search to houses or properties within his or her anticipated purchase ability or price range and to the properties that meet his or her other criteria.
    5. Client agrees that he or she will not contact the owner/seller of any property from information gained through the Website. The Client will not attempt to enter the property or speak with an owner/seller without an appointment set by TCR2O.
    6. Client agrees to abide by all copyright restrictions placed on the content of the TCR2O Website including, but not limited to, any material or data compilations where TCR2O or others hold the copyright.
    7. The Client agrees that TCR2O may also represent other prospective buyers seeking to purchase properties that may meet Client's criteria.
    8. Client authorizes TCR2O to review and provide copies of various documents in the transaction to the Client. This includes, but is not limited to, home inspection reports and closing papers.
    9. Client agrees to immediately notify TCR2O in the event that the Client enters into an agreement with another broker.
  3. Home Data. All home data provided is for the personal, sole and private, non-commercial use of the User and Client and not available for redistribution, retransmission or copying. The User and Client may not sell or use the Website data for any purpose, other than the purpose of attempting to evaluate houses or properties for sale or purchase. User and Client acknowledge that TCR2O, which supplies the listing data, owns such data and User and Client acknowledge the validity of the TCR2O's copyright to such data.
  4. Termination. TCR2O reserves the right to terminate User and/or Client access to the Website and/or cease doing business with any person who uses profanity, obscenity, vulgarity or offensive, threatening, unlawful, harmful, harassing, tortious, defamatory, libelous, invasive, hateful, abusive or otherwise objectionable language, behavior or conduct in any manner towards any TCR2O Agents, Partner Agents, employees, agents, contractors or customers, on the Website, in emails, in telephone conversations or messages, in writing, or in person. Additionally, TCR2O reserves the right to refuse to do business with any person in TCR2O's discretion, consistent with local, state and federal fair housing and other laws.
  5. Use of Website Content. User may download, view and print a single copy of any other content, solely for User's personal and non-commercial purposes, subject to the restrictions set forth in these Terms of Use. All right, title, and interest in and to the TCR2O Website and any other content appearing on the TCR2O Website, will remain the exclusive property of TCR2O and its licensors. Except as expressly permitted in these Terms of Use, User may not reproduce, modify or prepare derivative works based upon, distribute, sell, transfer, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, or otherwise use the TCR2O Website, or any other content appearing on the TCR2O Website. User may not copy or modify the HTML code used to generate web pages on the TCR2O Website. User may not use the TCR2O Website, or any other content appearing on the TCR2O Website, on or in connection with any other website, for any purpose.
  6. Website Content. TCR2O provides a variety of information on properties for sale or rent, on its Website to assist Clients and Users. TCR2O is merely providing Clients, Users, TCR2O Agents, and Partner Agents a forum to review information, and in no way endorses, guarantees, or is responsible, and shall not be held liable, for the accuracy or reliability of any content posted on the Website by a TCR2O Agent, or Partner Agent. Any use or reliance on any content posted on the Website or obtained by Client/User through the Website is at Client/User’s own risk.
  7. No Warranty. TCR2O disclaims any and all warranties, including, but not limited to: (1) any warranties concerning the availability, accuracy, usefulness, or content of or uninterrupted access to information, products or services and (2) any warranties of title, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft, or destruction or unauthorized access or, alteration of or use of record in connection with the use or operation of this service, whether for breach of contract, tortious behavior, negligence or any other cause of action.
  8. Limitation of Liability. To the extent permitted by applicable law, neither TCR2O nor any of its officers, directors, investors, employees, contractors, agents, successors, assigns, affiliates, or content or service providers shall be liable to Client, User or any other third party for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages arising out of the use of this service and/or this Website, or any information, products, and services obtained through the Website, or inability to gain access to or use this service or out of any breach of any warranty, even if TCR2O has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
  9. Indemnity. By choosing to use the TCR2O Website, User agrees to indemnify TCR2O, its TCR2O Agents, officers, agents, partners, and employees from any and all claims or damage, including reasonable attorney's fees, made by third parties due to, or arising out of content Client chooses to submit, post or transmit through TCR2O; or of Client and/or User's use of or connection to the TCR2O Website; or, User's violation of any rights of another.
  10. Integration. These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement, and supersede any other agreements or understandings (oral or written), between User and us with respect to their subject matters.
  11. Partner Brokerage and Partner Agents. Clients and Users understand and expressly agree that neither TCR2O nor TCR2O Agents shall have any liability for any acts or omissions of Partner Brokerage or any Partner Agent in any respect. Clients and Users further understand and expressly agree that Partner Brokerage and/or Partner Agents are third parties and are not affiliated with or licensed or operated by TCR2O.
  12. Acknowledgement of Consumer-Broker Relationship. By agreeing to these Terms of Use, Client acknowledges entering into a lawful consumer-broker relationship as may be defined under state law.
  13. Agreement to Terms. By agreeing to these Terms of Use, Client and/or User acknowledge that they have read these Terms of Use and agree with the terms set forth therein.
  14. Digital Millennium Copyright Act procedures.

If User believes that User's work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or User's intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide our Copyright Agent the following information:

  • A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property;
  • Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;
  • Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity, including its location on the site;
  • User's address, phone number, and email address so that we may contact User;
  • A statement by User that User has a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  • A statement by User, under penalty of perjury, that (a) the information in the notification is accurate, and (b) User is the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property or authorized to act on behalf of the owner.

TCR2O's Agent for notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement may be reached in the following ways:

By phone: