What Is FMLS?

First MLS or FMLS was founded in 1957, and it is the first multiple listing provider in the state of Georgia. Today, it is still the ultimate voice of real estate data across the state.

FMLS provides listing information to more than 43,000 real estate professionals active in more than 21,000 broker offices across the area.

FMLS Coverage Area

First MLS is one of the biggest providers among all 20 MLS that currently serve members in Georgia. It covers the following counties:

  • Bartow
  • Cherokee
  • Clayton
  • Cobb
  • Dekalb
  • Douglas
  • Forsyth
  • Fulton
  • Gwinnett
  • Hall
  • Paulding

And these cities:

Acworth, Alpharetta, Atlanta, Buford, Canton, Cumming, Dacula, Dallas, Decatur, Douglasville, Duluth, Gainesville, Kennesaw, Lawrenceville, Lithonia, Loganville, Marietta, Norcross, Powder Springs, Roswell, Smyrna, Snellville, Stone Mountain, Suwanee, Woodstock.


 Benefits and Tools

FMLS is one of the most accurate providers of listings data in the state of Georgia. Clients within the coverage area will have access to updated and reliable listings information. Brokers and agents who are members of FMLS will have ultimate access to :

  • Matrix Listing Data Access 
  • Matrix Mobile, GoFMLS, and HomeSnap Pro 
  • rDocs 
  • Realist Tax and Neighborhood Data 
  • ShowingTime 
  • Cloud Agent Suite
  • FMLS Forms and rDocs offer online, printable access to all the forms you need
  • MarketTrends Premium 
  • FIND 
  • eSign (electronic signatures) 
  • Down Payment Resource 
  • Free Training including CE classes
  • Customer Support 
  • Monthly Statistical Reports
  • RealTrends and RE Technology
  • Listing Syndication
  • Technology and data
  • Property Panorama
  • MyRental
  • Rate Plug

FMLS Fees and Dues

First MLS charges members .0012% of the sale price for properties posted on the FMLS compulsory area.

For vendors, FMLS charges a monthly data access fee. This fee is based on the number of active FMLS members subscribed at that stage. Potential vendors can see the full fee schedule in the data license agreement presented in the FMLS Marketplace. A Marketplace account is required.

First MLS also charges a one-time $250 fee to all 3rd party vendors applying for data access.

Any member brokerage requesting access to the FMLS data will be exempted from paying the fee if they wish to use the data in their brokerage products.

Organic MLS Integration for FMLS

Realtyna provides Organic MLS integration. Organic MLS integration for First MLS will not only bring a lot of SEO value for your website, but it also offers faster and more regular updates. Using Organic MLS Integration, every page is indexable. Given the level of competition in the state, higher SEO ranking can help realtors stand out. Plus, More leads visiting your website will keep your agents really busy.

To learn more, contact our team to explore your options and receive a free consultation.

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