MLS Participation


Thank you for your interest in becoming a MLS Participant of the Shasta Association of REALTORS® ("Association"). The Association and Multiple Listing Service ("MLS") are operated as one organization, and is governed by the Board of Directors of the Association.  The MLS is a means by which authorized MLS Broker Participants establish legal relationships with other Participants by making a blanket unilateral contractual offer of compensation and cooperation to other Broker Participants.  Broker Participants must meet ALL of the following requirements:

  • The individual or corporation for which the individual acts as a broker/officer, holds a valid California real estate broker’s license;

  • The individual is a principal, partner, corporate officer, or branch office manager acting on behalf of a principal;

  • The individual has signed a written agreement to abide by the rules and regulations of the service in force at that time and is from time to time amended;

  • The individual pays all applicable MLS Fees;

  • The individual provides full and current contact information, including a valid email address and reports any changes or modifications in a timely manner;

  • The individual agrees to accept all communications by electronic means from the Association;

  • The individual has completed the required Orientation Program of no more than eight (8) classroom hours within 90 days after access has been provided; and

  • The individual actively endeavors during the operation of business, to list real property of the type listed on the MLS and/or to accept offers of cooperation and compensation made by listing brokers or agents in the MLS.

Steps for joining . . .

  1. Print Membership Application;

  2. Complete ALL detailed information of the application, sign, and obtain signature of Designated REALTOR®;

  3. Obtain a copy of California Department of Real Estate (“CalDRE”) License at www.dre.ca.gov;

  4. Obtain a Letter of Good Standing, including confirmation of completed member orientation (applicable to secondary members only); and

  5. Return the fully executed Membership Application along with a copy of the CalDRE License, your driver’s license, and Letter of Good Standing (if applicable) to the Association office via email at team.shastamls@gmail.com or U.S. Mail or hand delivery at 840 Remor Street, Redding, CA 96002.

Upon our receipt of the completed application, we will contact you to schedule an appointment to process your application for membership, as well as confirm the amount of fees and dues payable at the time of your appointment. Additionally, during that appointment, we will provide you with a membership benefit package, including Association Bylaws, Multiple Listing Service Rules and Regulations, and access to the FlexMLS and SentriLock systems.

Again, we appreciate your interest and look forward to meeting with you in what we hope is the beginning of a long, successful career in real estate.


Benefits of Membership

  • FlexMLS - FBS Data Systems

  • FlexMobile Applications

  • Sentrilock Lockbox and Key Access

  • CoreLogic Relist Tax Records


For questions or additional detailed information about dues, fee schedules, and/or member benefits, please contact Membership Services at the Association office at (530) 223-0410.