In May, “Late Listings” were down from April, but “Remarks” violations increased. Remember, any contact information including phone numbers, websites, and bank and escrow information is permitted in the “Private Remarks” only.
April 2014 Violations
|Total Violations Sent||128|
|Levels 1-3 Citations||104||(Allowed 2 business days to correct w/o fine)|
|Levels 1-3 Citations||9||(Not corrected after 2 business days -- fines were issued)|
|Level 4 Citations||24||(Automatic fine without 2 business days to correct)|
May 2014 Violations
|Total Violations Sent||97|
|Levels 1-3 Violations||93||(Allowed 2 business days to correct w/o fine)|
|Levels 1-3 Citations||5||(Not corrected after 2 business days -- fines were issued)|
|Level 4 Citations||4||(Automatic fine without 2 business days to correct)|
May 2014 Violations Breakdown
|Remarks||20 Violations / 1 Citation|
|Wrong Area||19 Violations / 2 Citations|
|Incorrect Information||15 Violations / 2 Citations|
|Branded Virtual Tours||9 Violations / 2 Citations|
|Missing HOA Info||8 Violations / No Citations
|Photo / Sign||6 Violations / No Citations
|Incorrect Status||5 Violations / No Citations|
|Incorrect Property Type||5 Violations / No Citations
|Missing Sliding Scale Info||4 Violations / No Citations
|Late Listings||7 Resolved / 4 Citations|
|No commission offered||1 Violations / No citations|
|Duplicate Class||1 Violations /1 Citation|
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.