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Assistants should be registered as a member of BAREIS MLS® if they will be using the database in any way--including entering or revising listing data. *

     
 
That's correct.
Anyone accessing the MLS system must have their own login credentials.

 
Incorrect. Anyone accessing the MLS system must have their own login credentials.

 
BAREIS does not regulate commissions, commission splits, or the business models of its Members. *

     
 
Correct.
BAREIS does not regulate commissions, commission splits, or the business models of its Members

 
Incorrect.

BAREIS does not regulate commissions, commission splits, or the business models of its Members

 
How many business days are members given to either enter their listings into or properly exclude their listings from BAREIS MLS® once the listing agreement becomes effective? *


 
You got it!
Members are given 3 business days to either enter the listing onto the MLS or exclude it from the MLS.

 
Drat! You missed that one.
Members are given 3 business days to either enter the listing onto the MLS or exclude it from the MLS.

 
Listing data is required to be: *


 
Correct.
MLS listing data must be accurate, truthful and complete.

 
Incorrect, but close.
MLS listing data must be accurate, truthful and complete.
Don't worry. BAREIS staff is here to help with that.

 
At least one photograph of the exterior of the subject property must be attached to the listing within 3 business days of entering the listing into the database. *

     
 
You're right.
At least one photograph of the exterior of the subject property must be added to the listing within three business days.
Why stop at one? You can add up to 50 photos to a listing in BAREIS!

 
Incorrect.
At least one photograph of the exterior of the subject property must be attached to the listing within three business days of entering the listing into the database.

 
Data fields may be used: *


 
Correct.
Data fields are to be used only for their intended purposes. Data fields should not to be used to thank or to disparage another agent, nor to convey access, gate or alarm codes.

 
Incorrect.
Data fields are to be used only for their intended purposes. Data fields should not to be used to thank or to disparage another agent, nor to convey access, gate or alarm codes.

 
Status changes shall be reported as soon as possible and no later than 3 business days of their occurrence. *

     
 
You got it!
Status changes shall be reported as soon as possible and no later than 3 business days of their occurrence.

 
Incorrect.
Status changes shall be reported as soon as possible and no later than 3 business days of their occurrence.

 
In order for a listing not sold on the MLS to be reported as a Sold Off MLS/comparable listing on the MLS, the listing must have been properly excluded from the database, the listing agent must secure written approval from the parties to provide the sales information in the MLS, and the listing must be submitted to the MLS *


 
You got that right!
BAREIS does allow members to report sales that occurred outside the MLS, provided the property was properly excluded from the database, the parties granted written approval to provide the sales information in the MLS, and the listing was submitted to the MLS within 30 days after the close of escrow.

 
Incorrect.
While BAREIS does allow members to report sales that occurred outside the MLS, the listing agent must ensure the property was  properly excluded from the database,  the parties must grant written approval to provide the sales information in the MLS, and the listing must be submitted to the MLS within 30 days after the close of escrow.

 
If a lockbox is present on a property for the purpose of allowing agents access to the property and the property is located in Sonoma, Marin, Napa, Solano or Mendocino counties, a BAREIS-approved electronic lockbox must be present and must include a key to access the property. *

     
 
Correct!
If a lockbox is present on a property for the purpose of allowing agents access to the property and the property is located in Sonoma, Marin, Napa, Solano or Mendocino counties, a BAREIS-approved electronic lockbox must be present and must include a key to access the property.

 
Incorrect.
If a lockbox is present on a property for the purpose of allowing agents access to the property and the property is located in Sonoma, Marin, Napa, Solano or Mendocino counties, a BAREIS-approved electronic lockbox must be present and must include a key to access the property.

 
Receipt of five or more violations of any regulation within a 12-month period will result in automatic citations. *

     
 
That's right.
Receipt of five or more violations of any regulation within a 12-month period will result in automatic citations.


 
Incorrect.
Receipt of five or more violations of any regulation within a 12-month period will result in automatic citations.
You really don't want to be on that list.

 
Fines are due and payable upon receipt. Failure to pay fines within 45 days will result in suspension of service. *

     
 
Correct.
BAREIS hates issuing fines, but if we have to issue a fine, the money is due and payable upon receipt of invoice. Failure to pay fines within 45 days will result in suspension of service.

 
You missed that one.
Fines are due and payable upon receipt. Failure to pay fines within 45 days will result in suspension of service.
We will do our best to make sure that never happens to you.

 
In order to appeal a citation, the member must *


 
Correct.
You must pay the fine, pay the administrative fee, complete online orientation and submit an appeal letter to the Rules Appeals Committee.


 
Not quite right.
You must pay the fine, pay the administrative fee, complete online orientation and submit an appeal letter to the Rules Appeals Committee.
It's a lot of work to appeal a citation. It's MUCH easier to partner with BAREIS and avoid a citation altogether.

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