Tag: MLS Rules

Rules Roundup: Status Updates

Keep Status Updates, Updated – In a Timely Fashion Inaccurate listing statuses and untimely listing updates in the NorthstarMLS database continues to be the most common complaints to our Rules Department. It has an adverse effect on your sellers, buyers

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Tip of the Week for 7/8

Bedroom Level Information About 10% of the listings on the MLS do not include Bedroom Level information. While these fields are not currently required under MLS rules, adding this extra detail can help other agents when selecting properties to show.

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Rules Roundup: Agent-Only Supplements

Agent-Only Supplements Agent-Only Supplements allow you to mark any supplement you upload to a listing as intended for other NorthstarMLS subscribers only. Supplements you mark as “Agent-Only” will not be included in the “Customer” version of displays and emails. You

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Rules Roundup: Commonly Missed Rules

NorthstarMLS rules are designed to ensure that every listing is current, complete, and accurate. Complying with the rules ensures a better system for all participants and their customers. Three commonly missed rules are: 1. Accurate Data: All information must be

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Rules Roundup: Public Remarks

Public Remarks Fields NorthstarMLS subscribers should feel comfortable sharing listing information with their clients, knowing they are not promoting another agent or service. The public remarks field is available on customer reports and to broker and agent websites. It’s important

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SQI Survey Results: Rules and Regulations

SQI Survey Results: Rules and Regulations Ask any agent/appraiser and they will say there is nothing more frustrating to their clients and themselves than realizing they’ve relied on incorrect MLS information. In order to ensure every NorthstarMLS customer has the

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Rules Roundup: Photos Required

Property Photo Required  Property photos enhance the value of your listing to potential buyers, other agents and the abundance of websites that will display your listing. Photos are required for ALL listings except: Lots and Land, Under Construction, To Built/Floor

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Rules Roundup: Booking a Showing

Planning to book a showing? It’s important to remember these two key criteria: Access to a property MUST be arranged and approved by the Listing Broker. The buyer’s agent must be present at the time of the showing, even if

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