Participation in the Triangle MLS is by Company only. For your Company to participate, the Principal of the firm, partnership, corporation, or branch office* must be in good standing as a member of any Association of REALTORS®, have a current valid North Carolina, South Carolina or Virginia real estate broker's license and be capable of offering and accepting cooperation and compensation to and from other Participants or are licensed or certified as designated by an appropriate state regulatory agency to engage in the appraisal of real property.
*To qualify as a branch office, the office must have common ownership, firm license number and firm name with a firm currently participating in Triangle MLS, Inc.
To get started, you will need the following:
- Triangle MLS Participant Application
- Triangle MLS Participant Agreement
The TMLS Participant Agreement must be completed and turned in with the Application and all applicable fees. For more information on the Agreement review: TMLS Participant Agreement Explained and Frequently Asked Questions.
- SentriLock User Agreement
This form is required to have access to SentriLock lockboxes and the SentriKey Real Estate App. Existing TMLS users who already have a SentriKey access will not need to submit this form unless you are obtaining an additional account.
- Schedule of Fees and Payment Form.
Complete this form to pay your initiation fee ($1,500 for a new or rejoining office, $200 for a branch office of an existing Triangle MLS firm*) and quarterly user fees.Fees may only be paid by credit card or check. (If paying by check, please make the check payable to Triangle MLS, Inc. and send or drop it off to: Triangle MLS, 111 Realtors Way, Cary, NC 27513.)
- MLS of Choice Waiver Form.
Complete this form for any licensees electing to waive a Triangle MLS subscription. This form will need to be updated at least annually. See also the TMLS Rules and Regulations Section 6.2 for the complete rules and consequences.
- Letter of Good Standing from the REALTOR® Association where applicant holds Primary Membership.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call the Membership Department at (919) 654-5419 option 3. Please email all forms to Subscribership@TriangleMLS.com or fax them to (919) 654-5402.
Once your application has been processed, you will receive a welcome email providing your MLS ID, password and instructions on how to access the MLS and to complete the required training if applicable. Processing can take up to two (2) business days once TMLS can verify your license status, NRDS ID and have received all completed forms and payment.