Section 1.2.1: Listing Status Definitions and Submission Rules

The following statuses shall apply to listings in Triad MLS.

  • Active: A valid listing agreement exists between the listing broker and seller. The listing is available for sale and showings.  No offer (with or without contingencies) has been accepted.  Listing must be entered into the MLS and Active within 1 business day of the Listing Agreement’s Effective Date or the Delayed Marketing Date, as applicable.
  • Coming Soon-No Show: A valid listing agreement exists between the listing broker and the seller. Coming soon-No Show listings are displayed ONLY in the MLS system.  They are NOT distributed outside the MLS.  Seller must acknowledge by completion of Coming Soon-No Show Seller Authorization.  No Showings or Open Houses are allowed, period. Listing must be entered into the MLS and in Coming Soon – No Show status within 1 business day of the Listing Agreement’s Effective Date or the Delayed Marketing Date, as applicable.
  • Due Diligence Period: Potential Buyers opportunity to engage in a process of further investigation of the property and the transaction as described in the Offer to Purchase and Contract within a period of time agreed to by the seller and potential buyer. Property available for showings and additional offers, at the property owner’s full discretion.  Status must be changed from Active within 2 business days of acceptance of the Offer to Purchase and Contract.
  • Pending AB: Pending Accepting Backup offers. A valid Offer to Purchase and Contract accepted. Property still actively marketed.  Property available for showings and back-up   Status must be changed from Active within 2 business days of acceptance of the Offer to Purchase and Contract.
  • Pending: Seller requires no further marketing or showings. Status must be changed from Active within 2 business days of acceptance of the Offer to Purchase and Contract.
  • Short Sale Contingent: If Type of Sale is “Potential Short Sale” this status is used while the Offer to Purchase and Contract is waiting 3rd party approval.  Status must be changed from Active within 2 business days of acceptance of the Offer to Purchase and Contract. Once approval has been given for this sale the status will need to be changed to either Pending or Pending AB.  Short Sale Contingent cannot go directly to Closed.
  • Temporarily Off Market: The listing contract remains in force between the listing broker and the seller, but the listing is not currently being marketed through the MLS. Listing must be edited and returned to Active if showings are resumed. Status must be changed in the MLS within 1 business day of seller notifying agent.  A listing in Temporarily Off Market status will automatically go to Expired status on the expiration date.  Days on Market (DOM) will not accrue while in this status.  A listing in Temporarily Off Market status may not be listed with another firm.  A listing in Temporary Off Market status is not permitted to be publicly market; if the listing is publicly marketed the status must be changed to Active. See Section 1.01, Clear Cooperation.
  • Closed: When listing firm has been notified the new deed has been recorded the property is officially closed. Status must be changed within 3 business days of this notification.
  • Expired: The expiration date is found on the Listing Agreement.  This date must be entered into the MLS.  If the property does not sell during the listing term and the seller does not renew the listing agreement, the listing will automatically go into the Expired status.
  •  Withdrawn: The listing contract has been terminated (no longer in force) prior to the expiration of the term of the contract. Days on Market (DOM) stop accruing.  Status must be changed within 1 business day of seller and listing firm executing the termination of listing agreement. A listing in Withdrawn status may be listed with another firm.

 

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