Tag: Rules

Each week the NorthstarMLS Rules & Regulations 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 – wrong square footage measurements or photo issues – such as a …

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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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“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 – 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 Keeping our MLS Data Accurate Having the most accurate and reliable real estate data makes it easier for you to assist your clients and attain your professional goals. Ensuring the most accurate and clean data for our customers …

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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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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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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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When can I enter a Comp Sold Listing? If you represent the buyer in a transaction and the seller has not signed a listing contract with a NorthstarMLS participant, you may (with the buyer’s signature on an Input form) record …

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What Is a Withhold and Why Would I Use It? We all know the best way to display a listing is to post it on the MLS. But what if your seller has signed a listing contract and decides it’s …

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