The CEO’s Take: CCIMLS Member Survey Feedback


As a membership-based organization, our staff, board of directors, and committees work really hard to make informed decisions on your behalf. Getting feedback on what we can do to improve is vitally important. I want to thank everyone that took the recent CCIMLS member survey and provided valuable feedback that we can take into account [...]

The CEO’s Take: CCIMLS Member Survey Feedback2018-06-28T17:53:08+00:00

Listing Photos & Copyright Law: What You Need to Know


Best Practices for Uploading Listing Photos Recommended Minimum size: 1024 px x 768 *This is the minimum recommended size of photos to show your listing photographs at the highest quality throughout the internet display. To ensure that you meet this criteria, please make sure you are uploading the full resolution photos from your photographer or [...]

Listing Photos & Copyright Law: What You Need to Know2018-05-03T16:27:00+00:00

Pending and Sold Data Update


At the CCIAOR & CCIMLS joint Board of Directors meeting on April 11, the Board voted to authorize the CEO to execute agreements with both Zillow and to provide pending data and sold data. This action came after extensive feedback from members gained through active listening that board members and staff have done since [...]

Pending and Sold Data Update2018-04-19T17:06:53+00:00

Status Label and Photo Policy Changes Coming to CCIMLS on May 1


Status Label Updates As of May 1st, 2018, the following status labels will be updated to better reflect their definitions. Contingent will be changed to Active w/Contingency. The status definition will remain as follows: Property has a fully executed offer, but the member and client will continue to market and show the property due to a contingency [...]

Status Label and Photo Policy Changes Coming to CCIMLS on May 12018-04-03T19:46:18+00:00

Export, Syndication renamed to Broker Distribution in CCIMLS


In an effort for members to better understand the control they have over listing distribution and what websites your listing shows up on, the 'Export' tab of listing input will be labled to 'Broker Distribution' and the 'Syndication' preference for office level managers will be relabeled, 'Broker Distribution Preferences.' These are not new features - [...]

Export, Syndication renamed to Broker Distribution in CCIMLS2018-01-30T21:03:01+00:00

Important CCIMLS Participant Agreement Updates


If you have provided us with a signed copy of the original Participant Agreement, you should have received an emailed amendment. No action needs to be taken; however, should you not agree with the amendments you must discontinue using CCIMLS services within 30 days of notice. Designated REALTORS® (DRs) who have not signed the Participant [...]

Important CCIMLS Participant Agreement Updates2018-01-04T19:44:56+00:00

New CCIMLS Membership Policy Changes Approved


The Cape Cod & Islands Multiple Listing Service Board of Directors made significant changes to the MLS Membership policies at their December meeting. The policies were recommended by a MLS Membership Policy Task Force that looked at outstanding issues throughout the fall and also worked on preparing policy changes in anticipation of rule changes by [...]

New CCIMLS Membership Policy Changes Approved2018-01-10T00:46:02+00:00

How Changes to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act Affect Cape Cod REALTORS


The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is a federal copyright law that enhances the penalties for copyright infringement occurring on the Internet. The law provides exemptions or “safe harbors” from copyright infringement liability for online service providers (OSP) that satisfy certain criteria. Courts construe the definition of “online service provider” broadly, which would likely include multiple [...]

How Changes to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act Affect Cape Cod REALTORS2017-12-13T16:30:33+00:00

CCIMLS Launches New Rental Calendar


Agents now have capability to apply availability dates to their Rental listings. The new Rental Calendar can be found in the Edit area under the Schedule Marketing Activities section. Click on any day to change the availability. From here, you can set a range of dates and change them to display as available or unavailable. [...]

CCIMLS Launches New Rental Calendar2017-12-12T15:58:52+00:00