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FAQs

What is MLS®?

It stands for Multiple Listing Service. This enables REALTOR®s to collectively cooperate with one another to list and sell properties regardless of the real estate company they work for. It is the premier listing service on the internet, www.realtor.ca. Only a REALTOR® can list your property on the MLS® system through their local board.

How REALTORs® help sellers

  • A REALTOR® has the professional expertise to: negotiate on your behalf, explain real estate forms and contracts as well as the costs involved in a real estate transaction.
  • A REALTOR® is in tune with the market conditions and has access to up to date information about the market through the MLS® system which will assist in setting the right price for your property.
  • A REALTOR® can help set a fair market value for your home to attract buyers to get your property sold.
  • A REALTOR® will advertise your property on the MLS® system, www.realtor.ca which is the preferred site buyers use to search for residential properties anywhere in Canada.
  • A REALTOR® is part of an extensive community of REALTOR®s who work together through the MLS® system to bring prospective buyers to your property.
  • A REALTOR® belongs to The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) which is a group of professionals who work by a strict Code of Ethics. This ensures you will receive a high level of professional service, with honesty and integrity.

How REALTORs® help buyers

  • A REALTOR® will assist you in the selection of properties to view that meet your wants and needs.
  • A REALTOR® can show you any property through the MLS® system regardless of the real estate company it is listed with.
  • A REALTOR® has the professional expertise to: negotiate on your behalf, explain real estate forms and contracts.
  • A REALTOR® will explain the complete buying process to ensure you understand each step.
  • A REALTOR® will explain the associated costs with buying, for example closing cost, tax adjustments, etc….
  • A REALTOR® belongs to The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) which is a group of professionals who work by a strict Code of Ethics. This ensures you will receive a high level of professional service, with honesty and integrity.