New/Modified MLS Rule changes and MLS System Updates

New/Modified MLS Rule changes and MLS System Updates

During the October and November meetings the Multiple MLS Group (MMG) approved the below changes to the MLS Rules & Regulations and the Paragon 5 MLS System. These changes will take effect January 9th, 2018. 

MLS Rules & Regulations (Changes noted with strike-troughs and underlines)

9.1.1 Showing Access. Properties entered into the system must be available to show within 3 days subject to any tenant’s rights or unless seller indicates otherwise in writing. 


12.16 (q) Search Result Limitation. Broker Participants and R.E. Subscribers shall limit the number of listings that a viewer may view, retrieve, or download to not more than 500 or fifty percent (50%) of the listing in the MLS, whichever is less in response to any inquiry.


12.16 (s) Sold listings must also comply with the following additional requirements:
· Public remarks may not be displayed
· List price may not be displayed as the selling price, except where the actual selling price has been legitimately withheld, and the last list price is displayed in a clearly identifiable manner, and only when labeled as such can be shown as a substitute for the selling price.
· Only the main photo can be displayed; no additional photos are permitted
· All additional public fields in the IDX content (other than the fields explicitly called out here) can be displayed
· Listings older than January 1, 2012 3 years may not be displayed by vendor products; Participants are not subject to this limitation


Section 12.19.18: A Participant shall limit the number of listings that a Registrant may view, retrieve, or download to not more than 500 current and 500 100 sold listings or fifty percent (50%) of the listing in the MLS, whichever is less in response to any inquiry.

Paragon 5 MLS System

  1. "Apartment" will be added to the "Lease Rental" property class
  2. "Floating Home" will be added to the "Residential" property class
  3. The Collaboration Center will include the following additional search fields for clients; D/N/S, Stories, Garage Y/N, and Pool Y/N.
  4. The listing input page will include a "Upload Primary Photo" link allowing users to upload their listings primary photo during listing input.
  5. The "HOA Fee" field will include the following additions; Bi-monthly, Semi-Annually, and Other.
  6. The photo limit for listing in the Paragon 5 MLS System will increase to 40.
  7. The following Tour and Open House report views will be enabled for emailing to clients; Open House View (All 3), Tour - Select, Tour View, Tour View 2, Tour View w/o Pix, and Tour/Open House 5Up
  8. The D/N/S for the MLS Area of Rossmoor will be updated. 

 
 
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