Jordan  Ayan, Luxury Market Expert, CLHMS,Million Dollar Guild (The Lifestyle Collection)

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Rainmaker
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Susan Haughton
Long and Foster REALTORS (703) 470-4545 - Alexandria, VA
Susan & Mindy Team...Honesty. Integrity. Results.

We are allowed to enter those sales ourselves, as a comp, just using "non agent" as the listing agent and our own number for the selling agent.  I'm sure someone in your office has done this previously, so I would just ask around the office or your broker. 

Feb 15, 2018 05:54 AM
Rainmaker
3,067,302
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

It's likely that the builder does not have MLS access or it would have been listed in ARMLS previously.  Check with your DB - with written permission from the Builder it may be possible for your office to create the listing, add you as Buyer Agent, then close it.

Feb 15, 2018 05:47 AM
Rainmaker
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Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

If the property is not already listed in MLS, why can't you put it in MLS as a closed sale? I know w our association/MLS we can, and are encouraged to do so for comps.

Feb 15, 2018 05:47 AM
Rainmaker
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

It is short sighted to not COMP your sold build jobs ! Appraisers will have no way to see price increases !!!

Feb 15, 2018 05:28 AM
Rainmaker
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Richard Bazinet /MBA, CRS, ABR
West USA Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Phoenix Scottsdale. Sellers, Buyers & Relocations

1. If you are the buyer-agent, no can do, if it was 'not' listed in the MLS by the listing agent.

2. If the listing agent and/or builder is not a member of the MLS, no can do.

3. If you were the listing agent, it takes a listing agreement.

4. If the transaction has already closed, no can do.

5. I sell a lot of new homes every year, and those are never on the MLS.

6. Read 5. So who cares about your MLS stats.

Feb 15, 2018 06:14 AM
Rainmaker
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

First you can add it to Zillow and Trulia as the buyer side agent. You do not need them to add anything. You may even be able to add it your MLS as a "comp only" i know we can. 

Feb 15, 2018 05:48 AM
Rainmaker
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

our MLS does not allow that.... that's not the purpose of MLS.... just write blog posts about it...

Feb 15, 2018 07:11 AM
Rainmaker
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Kevin J. May
Florida Supreme Realty - Hobe Sound, FL
Serving the Treasure & Paradise Coasts of Florida

I couldn't care less about my stats to pursue this. There are much bigger fish to fry Jordan.

Feb 15, 2018 05:54 AM
Rainmaker
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

Not sure you can "make" someone do this. Often builders will put sales like this in for comps... assuming they want that comp there. You can ask Zillow to manually input the sale. But why do you care about listing your sale in MLS? That's not a pubic number in my MLS and I don't want it to be... no one's business how much I sell.

Feb 15, 2018 05:48 AM
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Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent
BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE SIGNATURE SERVICE - Mississauga, ON
REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!

I'm with Wayne Martin, ask your Board to see if they will accept it if you provide verification.

Feb 15, 2018 05:32 AM
Rainmaker
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Check with your Board. You may be able to get credit for the sale with alternative evidence.

Feb 15, 2018 05:29 AM
Rainmaker
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Joyce Marsh
Premier Sotheby's International Realty - Ormond Beach, FL
Premier Sotheby's International Realty

I’m just concerned with my bottom line. Many of my sales are out of the area and not reflected in the mls. Congratulations on the sale! 

Feb 15, 2018 09:28 AM
Rainmaker
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

You have many good responses here. You can add them to Z manually. I would just add off-market sales to my data if that were important to me. 

Feb 15, 2018 08:41 AM
Rainmaker
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Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543
Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400 - Devon, PA
Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line

We discovered yesterday our MLS which is combining does currently and in the future we can do it ourselves add a sale as a buyer agent, we need permission from the buyer but we can add it as a comp for future reference. We can add our details but the seller is listed as an office that is not part of the MLS.

Feb 15, 2018 07:36 AM
Rainmaker
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Buzz Mackintosh
Mackintosh REALTORS - Frederick, MD
“Experience, reliable, leadership”

Our MLS allows you to enter your sales as a Buyers agent comp, if you sell new construction or a FSBO. Check to see if your MLS allows you to do so?

Feb 15, 2018 06:22 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Check with your local MLS, they will know.

Feb 15, 2018 06:08 AM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Jordan Ayan - every MLS has some rules regarding this. Check what your MLS allows.

Feb 15, 2018 10:30 PM
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Fred Griffin Tallahassee Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

 What Susan Haughton said.

Feb 15, 2018 12:42 PM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

Check with your MLS - we can add those in manually here in Charlotte. 

Congratulations on the sale, Jordan - it was a long time before I had a sale over $1M!

Feb 15, 2018 07:25 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Ask permission.

Feb 15, 2018 07:15 AM
Rainmaker
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Well you certainly have boasting rights...

Feb 15, 2018 06:41 AM
Rainmaker
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Ask for permission.

Feb 15, 2018 06:31 AM
Rainmaker
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Jordan Ayan Check your MLS rules. You may be able to put it in as a sold comp.

Feb 15, 2018 06:06 AM
Rainmaker
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Our MLS allows us to enter this sale, but this does still skew the results, as we show as listing and buying agent.

Feb 17, 2018 07:32 AM
Rainmaker
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

If the agent doesn't comply, I'd ask the board what you can do.  As far as zillow goes, you can add it in manually.  I have many I represent off market that I do this with.

Feb 16, 2018 08:46 AM
Rainmaker
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Hope they will do this for you.  If not, ask if you could post it yourself.

Feb 16, 2018 05:27 AM
Rainmaker
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Most of my new construction sales do not show up

Feb 16, 2018 04:37 AM
Rainmaker
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

Congrats on the closing. But I'm afraid it is a bit too late to add it into mls....

Feb 15, 2018 11:21 PM
Rainmaker
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I believe there is a way, but I would call your local MLS help line

Feb 15, 2018 06:15 PM
Rainmaker
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Lesley Wilson-VanGoethem
Innovative Realty Solutions Group - Winter Springs, FL
Residential Real Estate Broker Associate

Our MLS has a Data only , for cases like that.
You have 30 days to send them the data I believe

Feb 15, 2018 06:05 PM
Rainer
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J.R. Schloemer, CRS
Kentucky Select Properties - Louisville, KY

I believe Susan Haughton gave the perfect answer here. Just check with the person in your office that typically enters the listings and changes the status.

Feb 15, 2018 02:59 PM
Rainmaker
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate

You should have thought of it sooner. I would much rather have the $$ than the 'credability'. 

Feb 15, 2018 09:48 AM
Rainmaker
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

In our case, if the seller is willing, we can do it.  If the seller is not, we have to honor that position. If the seller/builder has other homes listed in MLS and this is a good comp for him, I cannot imagine why he wouldn't want it shown in MLS.

Feb 15, 2018 09:39 AM
Rainmaker
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Jordan,

I think you have excellent replies. A 

Feb 15, 2018 06:51 AM