Category: Announcements

January Governmental Affairs Update

Welcome to the first 2024 issue of the Governmental Affairs Update! In this issue, we will be covering a wide range of topics, including updates on legislative developments, analysis of key policy initiatives, and insights into the workings of government at all levels. We have been monitoring the latest developments closely, and we are excited …

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Mobile Area Residential Market Trends for January

MOBILE, Ala. — The Gulf Coast Multiple Listing Service (GCMLS) has released its data analysis for the Mobile Area’s residential real estate market in January, revealing notable trends that reflect the region’s dynamic housing landscape. Months of Inventory, a key indicator of market supply and demand, stood at 2.58 in January, showcasing a 4.44 percent …

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Mobile Area 2023 End of Year Residential Market Report

MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. — The real estate market in Mobile County has demonstrated resilience and growth in 2023, as shown by data from the Gulf Coast Multiple Listing Service compared to 2022. One of the most notable improvements is seen in the median days on the market, which has significantly decreased to 20 days in …

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Mobile County Residential Market Trends for September

MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. – The Mobile County real estate market continues to be a seller’s market, according to the latest data from the Gulf Coast Multiple Listing Service. “I’m pleased to see the market’s resilience in the face of changing conditions,” GCMLS Board of Directors President Timothy Mills said. “The market remains robust, with ongoing …

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What a Government Shutdown Means for REALTORS®

If Congress can’t agree on how to fund the federal government by September 30, 2023, some government activities will have to stop for a while. This means certain programs related to housing and mortgages might be affected, but important things like the post office will still operate. Here’s a quick look at how some government …

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Safe and Sound: September is REALTOR® Safety Month

September is a special time in our industry when we come together to raise awareness about the importance of safety for real estate professionals. REALTORS® play a crucial role in helping people buy and sell homes, but often, the job comes with unique safety challenges. The Importance of REALTOR® Safety: REALTORS® face various risks on …

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Josh Woods elected to Mobile City Council for District 6

Residents in District 6 of Mobile came out to the polls yesterday and picked their new City Councilman, Josh Woods.  With a total of 1,745 votes, Woods commanded 54.13% of the overall vote share, reflecting widespread support for his candidacy. Challenger Kyle Callaghan put up a valiant effort, amassing 1,157 votes, which accounted for 35.89% …

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What else is new with FMLS?

By now we’re sure you’ve heard the news! MAAR has partnered with Georgia’s FMLS (First MLS), offering our members more programs and tools, but at no additional cost to you! What changes can you expect? The GCMLS Board of Directors voted to discontinue Area Numbers. The map or zip code search features provide greater latitude for you …

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Big Changes Coming with FMLS!

GCMLS has partnered with FMLS (First MLS) out of Georgia. This move allows Gulf Coast MLS to offer our subscribers more programs and tools, at no additional cost to you. For the same amount of your current MLS access fees, your Matrix will be enhanced with the power of FMLS support to move into the future faster. Aligning …

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Here Comes the Beginning of a Beautiful Relationship!

The anticipation is building! In roughly 2 months, the GCMLS subscribers will have access to the complete FMLS suite of products and services, including Matrix, Remine, Cloud CMA and much, much more. That means GCMLS subscribers will benefit from the awesome technology services FMLS members already enjoy, including FMLS’ world-class Customer Support and the FMLS Training …

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