Article 06.05: Advertising of Listing Filed with Stellar MLS

Section 5: Advertising of Listing Filed with Stellar MLS

A listing shall not be advertised by any other Participant without the prior written consent of the Listing Participant. Use of information from Stellar MLS compilation of current listing information, from the Association’s “Statistical Report” or from any “sold” or “comparable” report of an Association or Stellar MLS for public mass-media advertising by a Participant or in other public representations may not be prohibited. However, any print or non-print forms of advertising or other forms of public representations based in whole or in part on information supplied by the Associations or Stellar MLS must include the following notice:

“Based on information from the Stellar Multiple Listing Service for the period (date) through (date). This information may or may not include all listed expired, withdrawn, pending or sold properties of one or more members of the Stellar Multiple Listing Service”

  A. Services Advertised as “FREE”: MLS Participants and Subscribers must not represent that their brokerage services to a client or customer are free or available at no cost to their clients unless the Participant or Subscriber will receive no financial compensation from any source for those services.