Category: MLS Rules

Rules Roundup: TNAS and Statuses

Rules Roundup – Are You Putting the Correct Status Updates on Your Listings? Inaccurate listing statuses and untimely listing updates in the NorthstarMLS database continues to be one of the most common complaints to our Rules and Regs Department. In

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Rules Roundup: Update Projected Closed Dates

Rules Roundup – Update Your Projected Close Dates! Getting ready to head out to celebrate or take a vacation this holiday season? Take a few minutes and make sure the projected closed dates (PCD) on all your pending listings are

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Rules Roundup: Soliciting

“I’ll trade you these Vikings versus Packers tickets for a list of homes that are pending – deal?” Seems like a great offer, but did you know that you would be in violation of MLS rules (subject to a $1,000

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Rules Roundup: Q3 Stats Summary

Rules Roundup – Third Quarter Stats Summary In quarter three of 2015, the NorthstarMLS Rules and Regulations Department addressed 7,432 listing violations – 98% of them were waived or no fine was given. This infographic highlights the top 5 incorrect

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Tip of the Week for 10/5

Tip of the Week – Past the Projected Closed Date Have you ever received a notice for a listing that is “Past the Projected Closed Date”? It is one of the most common violations that the NorthstarMLS rules and regulations

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Rules Roundup: Strangers at Showings

Rules Roundup – Strangers at Showings These three things recently happened to a NorthstarMLS agent while showing homes, and the lessons learned. Unknown Buyer Wanders In When showing a home recently, the agent left the front door half open (the

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Rules Roundup: Don’t Be That Agent

Rules Roundup – Don’t Be That Agent! Each week the NorthstarMLS Rules & Regs Department receives reports of potential issues with listings in the Matrix System. You’ve probably run across these at some point. Anything from inaccurate data – such as the

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Rules Roundup: Unauthorized Access

Rules Roundup – Unauthorized Access to Listing Property The temps are rising, the snow is melting and we recently entered Daylight Saving Time. The spring real estate market is about to be in full swing! Whether you represent the buyer

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Top 8 Rule Violations of 2014

Rules Roundup – Top 8 NorthstarMLS Rule Violations of 2014 It’s hard to believe, but 2014 is well over a month behind us already. In 2014, real estate transaction volume for over 66,000 properties valued at $15.2 billion was conducted through

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