findwell receives its property listing information from the Northwest MLS (NWMLS), as do all of the other local real estate brokers in Western Washington. The NWMLS is undergoing a major system change, and is upgrading to a new and improved MLS system. As part of that upgrade process, the ability to enter new listings or change listing information will be suspended between noon on May 4 and noon on May 6, 2010. This system change affects all brokerages using NWMLS data in Western Washington, including popular sites like Redfin, Windermere, and John L. Scott.
If you are actively searching for properties during the coming week, the system change will affect the websites that you are using, including findwell.com. Here is how you will be impacted during the changeover.
- There will be no new homes listed for sale between on any website being fed by NWMLS data.
- There will be no listing alert emails sent out during the down time because there will be no new listings and no property status changes.
- If a home is sold or comes back on the market, there will be no status change on local brokerage websites until after noon on May 6.
- If you are looking to list a new home for sale with findwell, you will have to wait until May 6 to have the home posted on MLS-driven websites.
All existing listings will remain on findwell.com during the transition, but you’ll want to stay in contact with your agent to track status changes for various properties. Our development team will work quickly to implement the new changes and start accepting new listing data after the changeover is complete.