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When Can You Start Advertising a Property?

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Dayton REALTORS®' MLS Support/Outreach Specialist Alana Lawson chats with president-elect Billie Duncan-Hart about when members can begin advertising a property. For more MLS tips and tech news, look for the "MLS Morning Coffee" e-newsletter in your inbox each month.


The rules for advertising a property state:

  • The listing agreement must be signed
  • You have one (1) business day to put listing into the MLS from the day you begin advertising - Dayton MLS defines business day as ANY calendar day except federal holidays
  • You may begin showing the property before the listing is placed in the MLS as long as you follow the rules stated immediately above