2016 Long Beach Expo Report

November 11, 2016

C.A.R. Director Theresa Grant 

MLS Committee summary report

1) Issues Briefing Paper Re MLS Rules Clarification of Terminology Relating to NAR-Mandated Policy Re Broker Ownership of Listing Content and Additional Proposed Photo Rule Changes

Summary purpose: MLS photos must be of the property or views specifically from the property only, and not include area photos.  Example: San Francisco properties may not show photos of Alcatraz or the Golden Gate Bridge unless the photo used is taken from the specific property location; no photos of area parks or attractions such as Disneyland.

2) Issues Briefing Paper Re “Remote” Orientation.

Summary purpose: To come into alignment with NAR mandated change to offer remote orientation if requested by a new Association member.

3) Issues Briefing Paper Re Displaying Photos of Sold in Promotional Mailers

Summary purpose: Fair and accurate representation of the property; alignment with Code of Ethics regarding photo ownership; alignment with Code of Ethics regarding broker association with the transaction being advertised.

4) Issues Briefing Paper Re Assembling MLS Rules Work Group Re Coming Soon & DOM

Summary purpose: To form a work group to evaluate codifying core MLS rules for properties not currently listed for sale (pocket listings) and also create standard DOM start/end dates to align and clarify vs CDOM, ADOM, other commonly used abbreviated fields. Anyone on the MLS committee can coordinate with Kevin Brown to volunteer to be on the work group.

5) RPR/AMP Update

Summary: Quick update regarding progress as to how they will work together.  Upstream was not addressed as a representative was not available, though questions were asked regarding integration.

Actions: Items 1-3 to be taken to the Directors meeting for discussion and possible vote.

Respectfully submitted,

Theresa Grant

2017-2019 Board of Directors 

Election results are in and the Rim AOR would like to congratulate the following: 

Board of Directors 2017-2019

Carol BannerColdwell Banker Sky Ridge Realty

Anna CooperGreen Valley Lake Real Estate

 Tonja GraffGreen Valley Lake Real Estate

 Theresa GrantColdwell Banker Sky Ridge Realty

  Cristofer D Newton – Lynne B Wilson & Associates Inc.

Fred WagnerColdwell Banker Sky Ridge Realty

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