Is this the same Multiple
Listing Service (MLS) to which all area Realtors
Yes. All participating MLS Realtors belong to their
local association of Realtors. Wherever you may be
located, we will have a Nationwide Network of
Realtors and will place you in the proper MLS
for your area.
Will my listing appear on the
Web Sites of other local Real Estate Companies?
Broker networking is where brokers give each other
permission to share their listings on each other's
web sites. Your listing will be displayed on other
local real estate company active listings personal
web sites. Thus a buyer working with another real
estate company who does a search will have your
listing in the database.
Will my property be listed on
If I find my own buyer, will I
still have to pay a selling commission?
No. You still maintain the right to sell your home
on your own. If you find your own buyer, you will
not be obligated to pay a commission on the sale.
Will Realtors show my home
even though I went Flat Fee Listing instead of
paying a high commission?
Yes. There is no way to tell how much you paid to
get on the MLS. Regardless of whom you listed with
or what you paid, your listing will look no
different from any other listing in form and style.
Will Realtors contact you or
me for a showing?
You. Realtor's will call before a showing or a
preview of your home.
How long is the MLS listing
Listing term varies per listing program, see program
details on main page.
Must I have a lockbox?
No, but Realtors depend on quick access. Realtors
show many homes within a very short period of time,
access to your home may make a difference. We
strongly recommend a Realtor lockbox.
How do I make changes to my
You may make changes to your listing by contacting
Will my listing look the same
as a full listing commission to a traditional agent?
Yes. Your listing will look like all the other
listings on your local MLS.
Is it true that Realtors using
the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) sell most houses
and that they usually sell for a higher price?
Yes, it's true on both accounts. According to the
National Association of Realtors, approximately 80%
of all U.S. homes are sold through Realtors using
the MLS and homes listed on the MLS average net
proceeds of 7% higher than homes sold for sale by
The MLS will give
you maximum exposure and this is the key to a
successful transaction. There is no other effective
way to sell your property and be successful.
How do I get started?
The MLS gives you
access to thousands of other realtors on call 24/7
to sell your home.