MLS (Multiple Listing Service) is a powerful tool that is used in the real estate market. The MLS contains every home that is for sale that is listed by a real estate agent.
Being listed in the MLS instantly puts a home’s comprehensive information in front of real estate professionals. It contains specifics of a home, including the home’s address, age, square footage, number of bedrooms, number of bathrooms, heating and cooling means, whether it has a garage, pool, or spa, and other pertinent information. It will also usually contain at least one photograph of the home.
Using MLS helps narrow the field when looking for exactly what type of home you want. If you search the MLS as a first step, next you can take what you have found and actually go physically check it out. It can drastically cut back on the time and frustration involved in finding the perfect house that you looking for.