❉ MLS Rules New Section 12.5.4 – Oct 9

The following MLS Rule change was approved by the Bay East Association of REALTORS® and will be effective October 9, 2017. If you have any questions regarding the changes please contact Roya Chaudhry at 925-730-4071 or For a full set of the MLS Rules and Regulations click here.

12.5.4 Broker Tour Remarks Restrictions and Requirements

  • a. Information in the remarks shall only relate to the marketing, description, and condition of the property.
  • b. No contact information is permitted, including names, phone or fax numbers, email addresses or website addresses (including virtual tours and transaction tracking URLs).
  • c. No showing instructions are permitted, including references to lockbox, alarm, gate or other security codes, or the vacancy of the property. However, a statement that the property shall be delivered vacant is not a violation.
  • d. No information directed toward real estate agents or brokers, including compensation or bonuses offered to cooperating brokers, may be shown in remarks.