REQUIRED FOR ALL NEW PPMLS LISTINGS STARTING MAY 1
Beginning May 1st 2015,
a primary photo is required within 7 days of input on all new listings entered
into PPMLS. This policy applies to listings in all property categories,
regardless of listing status.
A $100 photo fine is assessed if a compliant primary photo, regardless
of listing status, is not uploaded with 7 days of input.
The Primary Photo must be of the
subject property that is for sale or lease.
Residential, Income, Farm, Commercial,
Business Op and Rental Primary Image:
Must be the exterior of the subject property for sale
or lease and must be the focal point in the image.
When Construction Status is “To Be Built” or “Under
Construction” a “To Be Built” or “Under Construction” banner must be
prominently displayed with no identifying colors or logos, etc. on the
rendering or existing model home uploaded.
Land and Commercial Land Primary Image:
Must be the subject lot/acreage for sale. No views
"from" the property; these can be uploaded as additional photos.
Non-copyright maps are allowed but must not have any
overlays/text of address/location information.
Not allowed in photos uploaded to
PPMLS (and will result in a photo violation):
No contact information - no broker or builder signs
(regardless of legibility), phone numbers, URL, Hyperlinks, other entity
or person name.
No images of people - no construction workers, kids
in park, golfers on golf course, wedding parties, etc.
No signs such as landscaping, roofing, advertising.
No photos where the copyright belongs to another
No documents uploaded as photos.
No subdivision or complex signs as primary. These may
be uploaded as an additional photo.
No address or location information.
No overlays or other text (unless construction status
is “To Be Built” or “Under Construction”).
Views (such as but not limited to: mountain, city or
skyline) are not allowed as a primary. These Other views can be uploaded
as an additional photo
See PPMLS Photo Rules -
PPMLS Rules and Regulations (pg. 65)
The ability to syndicate to Zillow and Trulia from ListHub ceased as of
April 7. To accommodate PPMLS Participants, RSC is in the process of
negotiating a separate data license agreement with Zillow Group (includes
Trulia). If negotiations are successful, RSC will then modify the Add
Listing function in the PPMLS Matrix system to allow listing brokers to
self-direct limited RES-Residential and RNT-Rental content
for their listings into
a file that will be made available to those destination sites. This is
a priority for RSC, although we do not have a date if/when this will be
available. An email will be sent and an announcement posted if/when
this process is available. In the interim, please note that these
destination sites have a manual process whereby brokers may
post their own inventory. Click on these links to manually input
your listings to these sites: