Clear Cooperation Policy

Created by Wendy Alley, Modified on Tue, 11 Apr 2023 at 04:28 PM by Wendy Alley

Section 1.01 – Clear Cooperation Policy

Within one (1) business day of marketing a property to the public, the listing broker must submit the listing to the MLS for cooperation with other MLS participants. Public marketing includes, but is not limited to, flyers displayed in windows, yard signs, digital marketing on public facing websites, brokerage website displays (including IDX and VOW), digital communications marketing (email blasts), multi-brokerage listing sharing networks, and applications available to the general public. (Adopted 3/20) Refer to Section 7.1.4 for fine structure.



Section 7.1.4 Clear Cooperation Violations


If a clear cooperation policy citation has been sent to the Participant and listing agent and the list agent fails to place the listing into the Baldwin REALTORS MLS within one (1) business day, the following fines will be imposed to the Participant of the listing agent:


1st Offense: $1,000 

2nd Offense: $2,000 

3rd Offense: $5,000

4th Offense: Agent and Broker appearance before MLS Committee with discipline to be determined in accordance with BR MLS Rules and Regulations Section 7.


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