Just a friendly reminder that members have 24/7 access to the policies of the MLS so that you can always ensure you have the most up to date information at your fingertips.
- MLS Policies – listing input details – how to avoid fines!
- MLS Rules and Regulations – in depth rules about MLS services
Two of the most recent changes are highlighted: The MLS Board has defined ACTIVE listings as those properties where the start of scheduled showings begins in less than 48 hours. Otherwise, there should be a delayed addendum, coming soon addendum or office exclusive.
It should be noted that agents may enter listings into the MLS that you may not be able to provide in-person showings immediately, as long as a virtual or video tour is available and showing details are explained into the REALTOR-to-REALTOR remarks. As a reminder, if cooperating agents are only able to view a listing through the virtual tour then in-house buyers must be treated the same, or the listing agent is subject to steep discipline. All buyers must be treated equally.
And the most important and simple reminder:
ALL LISTINGS in Berkshire County must be submitted to the MLS within 2 business days of signature or 1 day from ANY type of marketing. ALL LISTINGS.
Submit active & coming soon listings via the FlexMLS system, delayed and office exclusives should be emailed with addendums.