NAR may require MLSs to include pending listings in IDX feeds

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SAN DIEGO — MLSs may soon be required to provide pending listing information in agent and broker listing feeds, giving brokers the choice whether to display the information on their websites for consumers.

The Multiple Listing Issues and Policies Committee of the National Association of Realtors (NAR) on Saturday approved an amendment to MLS Policy Statement 7.58, Internet data exchange (IDX) Policy, that would require MLSs to provide “non-confidential pending sale listing data” in IDX feeds.

Bill Lublin

“It’s the same information that would show up in a consumer printout” from the MLS, said Bill Lublin, chairman of the NAR MLS Technology and Emerging Issues Advisory Boar…