50-year-old council brings MLS officials together

Group focuses on networking, industry issues

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Fifty years ago, a group of three managers for real estate multiple listing services met in a hotel room in the state of Washington, forming a regional council that evolved over the decades into a large international group that draws hundreds of MLS industry professionals to its annual conferences.

Founded as the Northwest Council of MLS, the group was renamed as the Council of MLS in 1998 to reflect its expanded membership.