Using SFARMLS

Articles specific to the way our MLS system handles listings and listing input, districts, searching, etc...

Disclosures.io on Listings in the MLS
Disclosure packets via Disclosures.io are accessed in two different ways on the SFARMLS, depending if the listing was created within SFAR, or from one of ou...
Thu, 16 Dec, 2021 at 11:19 AM
Finding Occupancy Type = Vacant OR Owner, in Listing Search
A very common buyer requirement is that the property must be move in ready, or at least move in possible. Listings that have tenants in them are subject to ...
Wed, 15 Dec, 2021 at 9:57 AM
INCP: A Complete Guide
In this article, we will cover some of the most complex aspects of the INCP (Residential Income) Property Type. We'll cover the impact that Duplexe...
Mon, 23 May, 2022 at 2:34 PM
Links & Documents
The MLS department frequently gets questions that can be answered by quickly checking in the Links & Documents section of the MLS system itself. To find...
Thu, 16 Dec, 2021 at 8:43 AM
Listing Input
You Ask, We Answer!  Episode 1 of our new Q&A series focuses on how to use the Listing Input Form for maximum speed and efficiency. There are two it...
Tue, 26 Oct, 2021 at 3:27 PM
Multifamily Type Listings
This article is incomplete, for more information email the MLS Team. If you list many 2-4 unit (including Mixed Use) buildings, you will note that they ar...
Mon, 10 Jan, 2022 at 12:27 PM
Private Photos (MLS Only Photo settings)
Feature Release Date: July 11th, 2022.    The new Private Photos feature gives listing agents the ability to mark all photos (except the primary photo) as...
Wed, 29 Jun, 2022 at 9:53 AM
Property Types (and Subtypes for Residential)
All of the Rapattoni MLSs of the NORCAL MLS Alliance (SFARMLS, MetroList and BAREIS) have updated our property types to match the recommended "top-leve...
Mon, 10 Jan, 2022 at 2:33 PM
San Francisco ONLY!
A common confusion about our new larger MLS coverage area is that there is no way to return the view to focus solely on The City. In fact, the system is ful...
Thu, 14 Apr, 2022 at 12:17 PM
SFARMLS Parking Fields - A Complete Guide
Parking is complex in the city! This is the How To guide for all things parking in San Francisco. For the related article on the rules when specifying parki...
Thu, 7 Apr, 2022 at 2:19 PM