Legal Blog - MLS (Multiple Listing System)

  • Jan 29, 2021

    Advertising For-Sale-By-Owner Properties

    Many brokers are asking: “Can my firm advertise resales, vacant land and new construction properties that are for-sale-by-owner (“FSBO”) on our website without listing it in the MLS?”
  • May 2, 2019

    Best Practices for ‘Coming Soon’ Listings, School Ratings

    I’ve been seeing a lot of properties advertised online or on signs as “Coming Soon,” but the property is not in the MLS, and the listing agent is permitting showings. Is this legal, ethical, or a violation of the MLS rules?
  • Sep 30, 2016

    Brushing up on your MLS rules

    A listing entered in the MLS must offer cooperation to all subscribers of the MLS.
  • Sep 27, 2016

    MLS Listing Photos

    Article 12 requires that Realtors® present a true picture in their advertising and real estate communications.