CVR MLS/Commonwealth CoOp Update
On Tuesday, September 11, 2018, the Commonwealth CoOp will be dissolved.
On September 12, 2018, the Virginia MLS Cooperative will become effective, consisting of CBRAR Property Services, Inc. and the Central Virginia Regional MLS, LLC.
1. Will there be any impact on the CVR MLS Matrix system or technology products on September 11 and 12?
Matrix and the full suite of technology products will continue to be available on these dates. Williamsburg data will be removed from Matrix on September 11.
2. Will lockbox reciprocity continue with the Williamsburg MLS?
No. Due to liability concerns and data restrictions, lockbox reciprocity between with Williamsburg MLS will be discontinued.
3. What will be the impact on IDX/RETS vendors and data feeds?
IDX/RETS vendors currently receiving data from all three (3) MLSs (CoOp vendors) will continue to receive the data for all three (3) through December 31, 2018. CVR MLS will be in contact with vendors and brokers in the coming months regarding signing updated data feed contracts for 2019.
In 2019, IDX and RETS vendors will be able to elect a CVR MLS only data feed or a Virginia MLS CoOp (combined CBRAR and CVR MLS) data feed.
4. What is the process and cost for Williamsburg MLS subscribers to re-join CVR MLS?
Williamsburg MLS members should contact RAR Member Services at membership@RARealtors.com or 804.422.5000 if they are interested in rejoining CVR MLS.
Please contact 804.422.5000 with any further questions.