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Day: April 1, 2021

Real Estate

What’s the Difference Between MLS, IDX, And RETS, and What Do They All Mean?

When working or preparing a project for a real estate investor, freelancers often ask this question. Unfortunately, most clients are ignorant of the differences between IDX, MLS, and RETS, and use them interchangeably in conversation (if they are aware of the words at all). Checkout CRMLS IDX. Let me try to break down the meanings as best I can as I understand them. Multiple Listing Operation (MLS) The Multiple Listing Service (MLS) is a collection of resources that helps brokerages in a local real estate board to fairly collaborate and exchange property details, as well as organize and disseminate information about area properties to clients.Cooperation among real estate brokerages predates the internet and can be traced all the way back to the 1800s. The MLS was created as a means f...