There are a number of factors that will dictate how long it takes for a listing to propagate to the other systems within the RLS platform. Generally speaking, we provide a guideline of 24 hours. The process is as follows:
1) Agent enters a listing into their vendor system.
2) Vendors have an automated process that typically runs between every 15 minutes to every 2 hours that pushes listings to the RLS system. However, if certain information is incorrect or missing, the listing will be rejected. Depending on the issue, either the vendor, firm, or agent will need to correct the information, and resubmit the listing to RLS.
3a) Distribution to other brokerages: Once the record is in RLS, the vendors have an automated process that also runs between every 15 minutes to every 2 hours that pulls from RLS to ingest the record into their respective systems for view by the other RLS brokerage firms. However, various vendors have policies on the format and content of the listings within their systems, and will sometimes queue the listing for manual review and adjustment before adding to their system.
3b) Distribution to public websites (syndication): Partnering websites have an automated process that pulls RLS active listings at least once day, though some websites pull more often. Once they receive the listing, it is published on the website following any processing procedures specific to their site.
|The RLS does not syndicate to StreetEasy or The New York State MLS. For any issues related these outlets, contact your listing department.|