Released annually in February, the second section of the Real Estate Almanac, Organized Real Estate, includes all 565 MLSs, 51 state Realtor associations (Washington, D.C., is tracked separately) and 1,086 local Realtor associations.
For years there has been speculation about who would be the first to try to create a national Multiple Listing Service (MLS). In this Report, T3 Sixty considers the role of the MLS, if a national MLS would be possible, and if there should be one national MLS system.
Todays association model, which was created more than 100 years ago, isnt nearly as effective as it once was. This is a roadmap for Realtor associations as they fight their way back to a position of respect and relevance.