SEE WHAT OTHERS
ARE SAYING ABOUT
THE GREEN MLS TOOL KIT
"I congratulate the National Association of REALTORS® for this essential toolkit that takes the next important step: translating green construction into demonstrable value for brokers and their customers all over the country."
Robert R. Jones
National Association of Home Builders
"The new Green MLS Tool Kit will make it even easier for the real estate industry to connect potential homebuyers to healthy, high-performing homes."
Vice President, Residential Development
U.S. Green Building Council
"National Association of REALTORS® and its partners in releasing the Green MLS Tool Kit will help all homebuyers make more informed choices about the cost of their housing and where up-front payment may lead to long-term saving."
"The Appraisal Institute is pleased to participate in this important effort to enhance the data found in the MLS."
Leslie Sellers, MAI, SRA
Getting Started on GreenMLS
This website is a valuable resource for those interested in implementing a green initiative for their Multiple Listing Service (MLS). This tool kit provides a recommended process to build your Green MLS, plus access to case studies and resources from MLS that have already gone green.
How to Use This Tool kit
The Green MLS Tool kit is divided into three sections:
Once you review how the Tool kit works in this section you will be ready to follow the Step-by-Step process. This section combines the pathway that best leads to a Green MLS design with high usage rates and high data integrity. The process combines thinking from leading Green MLS and industry experts, case studies to illustrate top design and resources for more info. You can also access Case Studies and Additional Resources using the links in the navigation bar.
If your MLS has already gone green and you are interested in the latest advice please visit our page for Continuous Improvement.
This section of the toolkit equips you to understand the big picture before you begin your work. You can also get tips to design for the right audiences. You can better understand why an MLS with green fields is so important and access a snapshot of the green building industry. Finally you can directly access articles sharing some of the lessons learned from the early adopters of Green MLS. When you are done exploring the important links below you can start digging in the on the step-by-step recommended process for designing your Green MLS.