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What is the Multiple Listing Service (MLS)?

Today, through more than 800 local and regional MLS Realtor® associations across the USA, brokers share information on properties they have listed and invite other brokers to cooperate in their sale in exchange for compensation if they produce the buyer. Sellers benefit by increased exposure to their property. Buyers benefit because they can obtain information about all MLS listed properties while working with only one broker.

What is our local MLS?

Our primary Multiple Listing Service (MLS) is the Metrotex Association of Realtors. We list your property in the electronic MLS system with information about your home, up to 36 pictures, required addendum’s, Sellers Disclosure and links to internet sites and videos. An MLS is a private electronic central clearinghouse for Real Estate Brokers and Agents to cooperate with each other to buy and sell homes.

What information is stored in MLS?

All the information and pictures about your home are stored in MLS. When your home becomes Active in MLS it is listed and available for showing by other Real Estate Agents helping buyers find homes. This is where buyer Agents find information on commissions, features, showing requirements, and terms and price. Some of the data gathered is not available to the general public. The MLS is where the 3% Buyer’s Broker Commission is advertised as an incentive for cooperation from other Agents and Brokers and where historical sales history for past home sales is housed.

How does the information get in other websites?

From MLS, publicly available information is transmitted to MLS Member and third party public sites such as Zillow, Realtor.com, Broker sites, etc.


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Our Track Record

I’m excited to announce that after 18 years of providing dedicated service, our clients have collectively saved over $10,000,000 in commissions! Among these savings are over $1,100,000 for clients who found unrepresented buyers and were able to avoid any selling costs. On top of that, we’ve distributed more than $330,000 in incentive rebates to over 100 satisfied buyers. These remarkable achievements are a true testament to our commitment to providing high-quality, cost-effective real estate services to our clients.

Tod G. Franklin – Realtor®, Broker, Owner, and multi-million dollar producer at DFWCityhomes

Our MLS Association Partners

CCAR Corpus Christi Association of Realtors Multiple Listing Service MLS
GTAR Greater Tyler Association of Realtors Multiple Listing Service MLS
Lubbock Association of Realtors Multiple Listing Service MLS

DFWCityhomes is an established and highly regarded Flat Fee MLS Listing Service company in Texas. We have been providing dedicated service for almost two decades delivering personalized service to each client. As the best Flat Fee MLS Listing Service in Texas, we offer affordable and excellent service, while our track record showcases our commitment to professionalism, integrity, and customer satisfaction.

Visit our MLS listing comparison chart and Flat Fee MLS Listing Services to see a detailed breakdown of the different plans and their features.

You can Contact Us or call (214)-207-0210 to speak with a Realtor® and find out how we can save you time and money.