1. What is Bright MLS?
Bright MLS is one of the nation's largest multiple listing services, representing 85,000 agents and brokers and 10 million property records. Bright MLS was formed in 2015 and has expanded from the consolidation of nine other MLS services in the Mid-Atlantic United States.
2. Is Bright MLS a valuable resource for Realtors®?
New research shows dramatically better results for Bright subscribers and their sellers when listed on the MLS, compared to “off-MLS” options. A study of 442,829 comparable home sales spanning the Bright region, over 2 years, reveals the median sale price for homes promoted through the MLS was 16.98% higher than homes sold off-MLS.
Read the full study here.
3. What area and markets does Bright MLS serve?
Bright’s markets cover a broad geography, spanning 40,000 square miles and 20 million consumers, including regions in Virginia, DC, Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey.
4. Why should I join Bright MLS?
Bright was created out of the recognition that real estate professionals need access to the same listings across the same markets their clients are looking, traveling and moving. Bright MLS believes agents, brokers, appraisers and consumers all benefit from a unified Multiple Listing Service.
5. What else should I know about Bright MLS?
Bright MLS provides a weekly market update and monthly market statistics, in addition to a home demand index and supplementary research. These numbers, which are only available through the Multiple Listing Service, are combined to give individuals a whole new way to be the expert about real estate interest in their local market.