MLS Morning Coffee - Video Edition

When Can You Start Showing a Property?

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In this MLS Morning Coffee: Video Edition, Dayton REALTORS®' MLS Support/Outreach Specialist Alana Lawson talks with president-elect Billie Duncan-Hart about the proper steps to take before you may show a property even before it appears in the MLS. For more MLS tips and tech news, look for the "MLS Morning Coffee" e-newsletter in your inbox each month.


The rules for showing a property:

  • The listing agreement must be signed
  • You must have seller's permission to begin showing
  • You have 72 hours to put the listing in the MLS once the listing agreement is signed (24 hours if you start advertising it immediately), but you may begin showing it immediately