First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS) is one of the largest MLS’ in North America and the largest in the state of Georgia, serving over 56,000 real estate professionals and REALTORS® across the southeast. FMLS was founded in 1957 by a group of brokers who wanted to share real estate listings and connect buyers and sellers.
Led by Jeremy Crawford, President and CEO, the organization is widely considered one of the most innovative and progressive MLS’ in the United States. It was one of the first in the country to integrate AI and machine learning through its technology partners for brokers and agents.
As the region’s top real estate technology provider, FMLS offers its members an unmatched suite of technology platforms. This includes Matrix by CoreLogic, Remine Pro and Docs+, Cloud Agent Suite, MarketStats, Showing Time, Realist, Homesnap Pro, Down Payment Resource, My Rental, Supra, Rate Plug, Real Trends, ListTrac, DataMaster Pro and the International MLS.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, FMLS was the first MLS in the nation to introduce virtual showing software, virtual open house fields, and virtual listing presentation. It was also first to offer the automated CMA program Homebeat to all of its members, and holds a statewide exclusive to Remine Pro.
With three retail stores in the greater Atlanta area, FMLS serves real estate professionals with supplies and, since the pandemic started, has offered online browsing, ordering and contactless pickup.
It offers 33 GREC CE-accredited course hours which are delivered online, and when allowed, in person. Its customer support team provides person-to-person assistance six days a week, while offering email, chat, and webinar options. It also has an extensive Knowledge Base with online resources available 24/7.
The organization is broker owned and governed and is well positioned for growth in the coming years in a consolidating market.
FMLS is also very active in extending its data share and technology platforms and working with other MLS’ and Associations to help them better serve their members.