MLS Rules and Regulations

Keeping up-to-date on the MLS Rules and Regulations is an important part of your job as a REALTOR®.

MLS Citations

Below is a list of the citable infractions for Bay East. The list references the section of the Bay East MLS Rules and Regulations they apply to, a brief description of the infraction and the assessment for violation of the rules & regulations

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
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
Oct 9, 2017 Rule 12.5.4
May 5, 2017 Rule 12.7
Apr. 3, 2017 Rule 11.5
Effective DateTopic
Apr 2, 2018 New Citation Policy
Mar 12, 2018 Rules 12.5.4, 12.8.1, 12.8
Jan 9, 2018 Rules 9.1.1, 12.16, 12.19.19

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.