MLS Rules and Regulations

Keeping up-to-date on the MLS Rules and Regulations is an important part of your job as a REALTOR®. We've not only included a copy of the Bay East Rules and Regulations below, but copies from other associations as well.

MLS Rule Change Archive

Occasionally, Bay East will make revisions to the MLS Rules and Regulations to help the document meet the conditions of our ever-changing profession.

The following is an archive of our past MLS Rule changes.

Effective DateTopic
Jul 24 2012 Rules 4.1, 7.25, 7.26, 9.10, 10.1, 12.5.2, 13.2
Sep 26 2012 Rule 9.1.1
Dec 15 2012 Rule 7.15.2
Effective DateTopic
Apr 1 2013 Rules 12.16, 12.16.1
Jun 3 2013 Rule 8.1.1
Jul 1 2013 Rules 7.5, 7.6
Aug 1 2013 Rule 12.5.2
Oct 1 2013 Rules 11.5, 12.5.3, 12.16, 12.16.4, 13.2
Effective DateTopic
Feb 1 2014 Rule 11.5
Jul 16 2014 Rule 8.1.1
Aug 25 2014 Rules 11.5, 12.16
Dec 1 2014 Rule 13.2
Effective DateTopic
Jan 15 2016 Rule 7.11.1
July 1 2016 Rules 7.9, 7.24, 8.3, 9.9, 11.10 and 12.16
August 1 2016 Rule 11.5
Effective DateTopic
May 5, 2017 Rule 12.7
Apr. 3, 2017 Rule 11.5

Other MLS Rules and Regulations

Because today’s real estate profession is not limited by boundaries, you need to have access to the Rules and Regulations for the MLSs surrounding your area.

Click on the circle to download the Rules and Regulations for a specific MLS.