Does the MLS matter? Do independent listings change anything? With the rise of independent listings and internet-based listing research, does the MLS still really hold value? The answer is yes! RISMedia recently reported on MLS data accuracy findings.
It turns out that non-MLS listings are hurting the industry and Realtors are the ones paying the price. The research found that data accuracy problems have a negative impact, with buyers and sellers blaming real estate agents.
The data provided by MLS-only services provide a better a user experience and create trust between Realtors and homebuyers.