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❉ MLS Rules Citation/Fine Policy Updated

The following MLS rules have a new or modified citation/fine policy adopted by Bay East Association of REALTORS® and will be effective March 12, 2018.

  • MLS Rule Section: 12.5.4 Tour Remarks Restrictions and Requirements
  •    1st – Courtesy Notification (no fine has been assessed)
       2nd – $100 Fine Waived, Warning Issued
       3rd – $200 Violation
       4th – $400 Violation + $200 Admin fee & Class


  • MLS Rule Section: 12.8.1 Advertising of Listing in Printed Neighborhood Market Report
  •    1st – Courtesy Notification (no fine has been assessed)
       2nd – $200 Violation
       3rd – $400 Violation
       4th – $800 Violation + $200 Admin fee & Class


  • MLS Rule Section: 12.8 Advertising of Listing Filed With the MLS
  •    1st – Courtesy Notification (no fine has been assessed)
       2nd – $400 Violation + $200 Admin fee & MLS Orientation Class
       3rd – $800 Violation + $200 Admin fee & Code of Ethics Class
       4th – Referred to Professional Standards


For more information on these rules please refer to the MLS Rules document.