Friday, December 19, 2008

No MLS Photo? SoCalMLS Responds

Logging into our MLS system today, the message below was displayed concerning for sale homes with no pictures:

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Many agents are reluctant to show properties without first seeing a photo on Tempo. Photos capture the attention of potential clients viewing Web sites such as, and Leaving photos off your listings is truly a disservice to clients and your fellow real estate practitioners.

The most common listing violation reported is NO PHOTO. Photos are not only a valuable marketing tool,but are a requirement on all listings.Each association has a rule requiring that photo(s) must be entered within a certain number of days - that number varies from Association to Association. If you are not sure of your association's MLS rules and regulations, please call them directly.

Richard's Notes: If your home is listed without photos, do yourself a big favor and find another agent.

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