- Criteria should be established for determining the future endgame for MLS consolidation.
- Enabling professionals to best serve consumers across an entire market should be the main driver.
- Core standards for MLSs should be established, as they have been for associations.
Why are there still so many MLSs? I’d argue it’s mainly because we don’t have the answer to other questions: How many MLSs should there be, and where are their borders? Should there be six MLSs? 30? 60? 100? One?