MLS Fines & Sanction Codes - METRO MLS Blog


Refer to this helpful MLS code guide and avoid sanctions…


The MLS checks the following information for accuracy. If you enter incorrect or incomplete information into the computer, the MLS makes the correction and levies appropriate sanctions.

MLS Rules Section 7.0

  1. The address – as indicated on the contract
  2. County – as indicated on the contract and tax records
  3. Municipality – as indicated on the contract and tax records
  4. ZIP
  5. Tax Key Number – as indicated on the tax records
  6. Listing and Expiration Dates – as indicated on the listing contract
  7. Compensations to Subagent/Buyer Agent – compensations must be entered correctly
  8. Disclosures – Named Prospects, Variable Commission, Broker Owned, Exclusive Agency Contract, Limited/Un-Serviced listing
  9. Directions and Public Remarks- may only contain information regarding directions or information about the property – NO names, phone numbers, email, commission information, showing information, web sites, etc. are allowed

Sanction Codes

AD – Address

BC – Buyer Agent Commission

BO – Broker Owned

CO – County

CS – Subagent Commission

EA – Exclusive Agency

LD – Listing Date

MN – Municipality

TX – Tax Key Number

NP – Named Prospects

VC – Variable Commission

XD – Expiration

ZP – Zip Code +4

Sanctions for inappropriate information in Public Remarks or Directions

BN – Bonus Information

CS – Commission Information

DG – Derogatory Information

EM – Email/Web Address

LA – Agent Name

OF – Office Name

PH – Phone Number

SH – Showing Information

WB – Web Address