New step-by-step merger guide tackles MLS dysfunction

Trade groups say MLS consolidations can remove inefficiencies for brokers and agents

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) and the Council of Multiple Listing Services (CMLS) announced a new toolkit this week at NAR’s annual conference that may help make the bumpy road smoother for MLSs considering consolidating, whether through mergers, data and technology sharing cooperatives, group buying or administrative support agreements.