Tag: MLS Rules

Rules Safeguard your MLS Data

MLS data is always evolving and being updated. Inaccurate listing data can quickly deflate potential buyers’ perceptions of your clients’ home. NorthstarMLS safeguards market information so you can do your job confidently. When you login to the MLS, you can be

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Rules Roundup: Showing Etiquette Tips

Rules Roundup — Showing Etiquette Infographic Gearing up for a busy summer? Monday marked the official first day of Summer 2016 and it’s shaping up to be a good one for the housing market. More than 85 percent of buyers

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Rules Roundup: Status Change for Holidays

Rules Roundup – Status Change Over the Holidays Are you working with a seller who would rather not schedule showings over the holidays? If the property is going to be unavailable for showing for more than 24 hours, the listing

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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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Tip of the Week for 3/16

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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Real Estate Rush Hour: Picture Perfect

Real Estate Rush Hour – “Picture Perfect” Remember, at least one photo must be uploaded to NorthstarMLS within two business days of the listing being entered (except Lots & Land). In our next Real Estate Rush Hour adventure, Sheriff Polaris

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Rules Roundup: Measuring Video

Rules Roundup Measuring Video Incorrect or incomplete data remains one of the top violations reported to the NorthstarMLS Rules and Regs Department each year. In fact, last quarter there were over 2,300 total notices on listings with incorrect or incomplete

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Rules Roundup: Showing Etiquette Infographic

Rules Roundup Showing Etiquette Infographic After a seemingly endless winter, the spring market is here and warmer weather is finally here to stay — hopefully giving way to more showings for your listings. While this is not an official or

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Rules Roundup: Bedrooms

Rules Roundup What Constitutes a Legal Bedroom in the MLS? Does it depend on a particular city? Does there have to be a closet to make it a legal bedroom? Must there be at least an egress window in it?

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