Heartland MLS Updates Rules and Regulations

April 5, 2019 in Heartland MLS

In order to assist in facilitating an orderly marketplace, Heartland MLS and its Board of Directors have added a penalty for entering a listing into the MLS system without first having a valid listing agreement to align with an existing rule. The Heartland MLS Rules and Regulations now states in section 7.3, “Entry of a […]

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Homesnap Launches ‘Stories’ and ‘Listing Media Center’ Features

February 20, 2019 in Heartland MLS

Homesnap announced on Friday the launch of several new features that enhance the home search experience for consumers and allow agents to create engaging content to market their listings. Below is a snapshot of these new capabilities: Homesnap Stories: Listing Agents can create engaging video marketing content that’s free and simple. Through Homesnap Stories, listing […]

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President Nichols: Imagine a World without MLS

in Guest Columns

Most of us use the MLS daily. It is the one tool that the average REALTOR® can’t imagine being without. However, that is exactly what I would like you to do… please take a moment and imagine a world without the MLS. You may think that this imaginary world would not be all that different […]

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10 New Features Coming with Matrix 360

January 25, 2019 in Heartland MLS

Matrix 360, the latest version of the Heartland MLS system, will launch on Feb. 5. Matrix 360 unifies listing data and Realist® property data to form a truly property-centric listing platform that gives a 360-degree view of properties. To prepare for the launch, here are 10 Matrix 360 features that will enhance Heartland MLS: A […]

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Matrix 360 Coming to Heartland MLS

January 4, 2019 in Heartland MLS

Matrix™ 360 is the latest version of Matrix from CoreLogic® that unifies listing data and Realist® property data. The result is a truly property-centric listing platform that gives a 360-degree view of properties in the market. Heartland MLS will be launching Matrix 360 in early February with training sessions beginning later this month. The property […]

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At-a-Glance Guide to Heartland MLS Recent Changes

October 12, 2018 in Broker Information

Over the summer, Heartland MLS made a few changes, and it wants to make it as easy as possible to understand each change. The following is a summary of all changes made within the last few months, so brokers can easily inform their agents of everything they need to know. New Field Requirements and Options: […]

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New required fields and other changes coming to Heartland MLS

August 3, 2018 in HMLS

The new required fields for Heartland MLS that were announced in January will officially be taking effect on Aug. 13. This means that entry of square footage and lot size will be required, and that detailed directions to listed properties, more than simply directing to Google Maps, will be required along with a relevant photo […]

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Subscribers Asked, Heartland Answered: MLS to Increase Photo Limit for Listings

June 15, 2018 in HMLS

The photo limit for Heartland MLS listings increased from 25 photos per listing to 99 on the morning of June 14. Agents can now use up to 99 photos to market their new and existing listings in the MLS system. Subscribers have requested this change in the past, and now, with some changes in technology […]

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New Change Coming to MLS Status Timelines

June 1, 2018 in HMLS

The Board of Directors approved last week a change to the time required to enter a new and/or Pre MLS listing into the system and to edit listing statuses in the Heartland MLS system. To enter a new or Pre MLS listing, members now have two calendar days, rather than three business days, which was […]

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Heartland MLS to Switch to Secure URL

May 17, 2018 in HMLS

Heartland MLS will be switching from an http:// site to https:// on May 23 at 11 p.m. This new change will make the transmission of data to, from and within the MLS system more secure and encrypted. After this change is made, any bookmarks and shortcuts will need to be updated or deleted and replaced […]

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