MLS Rules & Compliance

A-Frames and Marketing
The team at SFAR has received an increasing number of complaints about A-Frames and standing signs that have been positioned improperly or abandoned after t...
Mon, 31 Jan, 2022 at 11:35 AM
Cancel and Re-Sign New Agreement
This article covers the current practices and recommendations for handling true listing agreement cancellations and re-list cases, and what types of behavio...
Fri, 17 Dec, 2021 at 7:50 AM
NAR MLS Policy Statements 7.13 and 8.4 (Compensation)
SFAR's Board of Directors has reviewed and adopted the mandatory changes to rules and business procedures around offers of compensation and discussed a...
Thu, 3 Mar, 2022 at 8:16 AM
NAR MLS Policy Statement 7.85 - Rule 12 (Attribution)
SFAR's Board of Directors has reviewed and adopted the mandatory changes to rules and business procedures around listing attribution at the 2021 NAR An...
Thu, 3 Mar, 2022 at 8:49 AM
Parking Rules and Fields in SF
UPDATED: March 24, 2022 This article covers the rules for specifying parking in the MLS. For a complete guide on how to use the SFARMLS field set to spe...
Tue, 5 Apr, 2022 at 8:35 AM
Pausing Listings Over a Holiday
As we get closer to the holiday season many Agents will be planning how to manage their client's listings during this relatively low activity period. T...
Mon, 21 Nov, 2022 at 3:37 PM
SFARMLS R&R Update (March 2022)
The fully updated SFARMLS Rules & Regulations are now posted in the MLS system under the Links & Documents menu. If you don't have tim...
Tue, 5 Apr, 2022 at 8:48 AM