A multiple listing service is:

  • a facility for the orderly correlation and dissemination of listing information so participants may better serve their clients and customers and the public
  • a means of enhancing cooperation among participants
  • a means by which information is accumulated and disseminated to enable authorized participants to prepare appraisals, analyses, and other valuations of real property for bona fide clients and customers
  • a means by which participants engaging in real estate appraisal contribute to common databases (Revised 8/24)