Understanding MLS Data Sharing VS Consolidation


Recently, there has been much discussion regarding the future of the MLS. In an environment where the consumer has access to a greater breadth of information than any Broker or agent is afforded through their local MLS, the time has come for change. That need for change is hotly debated. There are some in California […]

“It’s Time” Says Art Carter for Statewide MLS Listing Access

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It’s time. Time for the MLSs of California to look ourselves in the mirror and ask a tough question: Are we achieving the purpose we were created for? To answer that question of course, we need to first answer another fundamental question: What were we created for? Here’s how I see it. The core purpose […]

It’s My Business Gets More Press As Marin/North Bay AORs Join Movement

New agreements between CRMLS and the Marin and North Bay Associations of REALTORS® have caught the public eye and refocused attention on It’s My Business, the movement for statewide MLS listing access. Under the agreements, the Marin and North Bay AORs will now offer CRMLS as an alternative MLS service to their combined 4,500 members. These […]