Practices

Real Estate Multiple Listing Service Law

Landye Bennett Blumstein is one of the few firms in the Pacific Northwest experienced in representing real estate multiple listing services. Representing MLSs requires a thorough understanding of traditional real estate brokerage practices as well as newly emerging brokerage business models. Modern MLSs deliver services to broker clients through web-based platforms, and we have the necessary experience in intellectual property and Internet law to provide effective advice.

Landye Bennett Blumstein offers a full range of services to MLSs, including the following:

  • Content licensing
  • Custom software development contracts
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Product development and licensing
  • Adoption and enforcement of rules and regulations
  • Antitrust compliance
  • Liability for third-party content
  • Reciprocity and data-sharing agreements
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Fair Housing Act compliance