Breathe In…Breathe Out…

We all get so busy, especially coming into the Holiday season! We try to juggle as many activities, parties and celebrations as possible. Don’t get in such a hurry that you enter information into Paragon incorrectly! Incorrect Information continues to top our violation count for the month of October. Please remember to double-check all information before entering it into Paragon; then you will be worry and violation-free, ready to enjoy those parties!

For those of you that like to track violations month-to-month, we have added a category called A Matter of Facts, located on the left side panel of the MLS Post home page. Just click on the category name and you will see all of the violation reports going forward, without having to sift through other articles.

September 2016 Violation Count

Total Violations Sent134
Levels 1-3 Violations129 (Allowed 2 business days to correct w/o fine)
Levels 1-3 Citations7 (Not corrected after 2 business days so fines were issued)
Level 4 Violations 5 (Automatic fine without 2 business days to correct, unless documentation is provided)

October 2016 Violation Count

Total Violations Sent 127
Levels 1-3 Violations124 (Allowed 2 business days to correct w/o fine)
Levels 1-3 Citations6 (Not corrected after 2 business days 0so fines were issued)
Level 4 Violations 6 (Automatic fine without 2 business days to correct, unless documentation is provided)

Breakdown of October 2016 Violations

Incorrect Information38 Violations / 2 Citations
Wrong Area21 Violations / 3 Citations
Remarks20 Violations / 0 Citations
Incorrect Property Type11 Violations / 0 Citations
Incorrect Status10 Violations / 1 Citation
Missing Limited Service Info9 Violations / 0 Citations
Branded Virtual Tours4 Violations / 0 Citations
Missing HOA Info4 Violations / 0 Citations
Unauthorized Photo3 Violations / 0 Citation
Late Listings3 Resolved / 1 Citation
Unauthorized Commission 2 Violation / 0 Citations
Missing Sliding Scale Info 1 Violation / 0 Citations
Relist Violation1 Violation/ 0 citations

We thank and commend members for taking these violation notices seriously and updating or fixing the issue within the 2 business day grace period. The ratio of violations to citations proves that this policy is working.

Remember the goal of our compliance program is not to collect fines, but to correct the data.

We seek to ensure the MLS is a trading platform for our members with relevant, timely, accurate, and reliable data. If you are unclear on a rule or uncertain as to procedure, please contact your NNRMLS Team.

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