MLS changes tune on Web display of real estate listings

Metro MLS of Wisconsin withdraws 'exclusive agency' rule

Metro Multiple Listing Service, based in Wauwatosa, Wis., has withdrawn a policy that blocked some property listings from display on popular property-search Web sites such as and, among others.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported last week that federal regulators contacted MLS officials earlier this year to inquire about the group’s policy for exclusive agency listings –