Pocket listings and “Coming Soon” signs: What’s permissible and what’s not, from marketing to inputting sales for comps

 BY:  Debbie Wey, Director MLS Administration    Michele McCaskill, Vice President Risk Management   CarolinaMLS requires Subscribers to input all “for sale” listings subject to an Exclusive Right to Sell listing agreement into the MLS system, and all MLS listings must authorize the listing brokerage to offer cooperation and compensation to the other Member Participants of […]

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Staff Steps Up & Membership, HOF, RPAC on Rise

By Anne Marie DeCatsye I’m excited about our momentum at the Association. Our membership numbers took big jumps in 2015, as did our Housing Opportunity Foundation (Foundation) grants and our members’ Realtor® Political Action Committee (RPAC) fundraising. We also had a highly successful ad campaign, “Realtors® Make It Right,” a campaign illustrating Realtor® value that […]

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MLSs Are More Than Just Cooperation and Compensation – They Ensure the Best Listing Data

  By Anne Marie DeCatsye Association/CarolinaMLS CEO   Amid the swirl of national projects focusing on listing data — Project Upstream, Advanced Multi-list Platform (AMP) and Broker Public Portal (Broker Portal) — an important reality deserves attention as we sort out the best way forward. CarolinaMLS and other MLSs across the nation are about more […]

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