“Temporarily Withdrawn” should only be used when the Seller has requested that their property be withdrawn from the MLS for a specific period of time. Maybe they are replacing the flooring, maybe they are replacing the roof, maybe they are having family visit for the holidays. Whatever the reason, they want the property withdrawn temporarily. It is not to be used if the Seller & Broker have agreed to cancel the listing contract. In that case the status would be changed to ‘Cancelled”.
On the recommendation of the MLS committee and approval by the Board of Directors, the following rule was added to the MLS Rules & Regulations:
Section 1.22: Temporarily Withdrawn Listings:
If a Seller requests that a listing be withdrawn from the service on a temporary basis, the Agent must submit a Modification to Listing form to the RAFGC office within 48 hours. The form must be signed by all parties and include the start and end date that the seller has requested the property be temporarily taken off market. “Verification Submitted” must be placed in the REALTOR remarks. (Amended 12/15)