MLS rule cloaks sales price at request of buyer or seller

Policy provides for fees to keep actual sales price out of MLS

A new rule allows participants in a Northern California multiple listing service to cloak the actual sales price of homes at the request of a home buyer or seller — and MLS members must pay a price for this information to be concealed from other members.

RE InfoLink, a Silicon Valley-area MLS with about 21,000 members, stated in an Aug.