In the world of real estate MLS stands for Multiple Listing Service. The MN MLS is a huge database of listings for residential, land and commercial real estate. Real estate professionals access the Minnesota MLS through NorthStarMLS.com. NorthStarMLS.com is operated by the Regional Multiple Listing Service of Minnesota, Inc. This web based Minnesota MLS system provides great resources and tools to it members and accounts for billions of dollars of real estate transactions every year.
Keep in mind the actual Minnesota MLS can only be accessed by licensed real estate professionals. Albeit, because of broker reciprocity and IDX solutions you can see all the MLS listed properties on this site. You can see more info on this topic in a previous blog posting, "What's new with the Minnesota MLS".
MLS Finder will allow you to search for Minnesota Real Estate a variety of ways, including a quick search by an MN MLS #, house number or street name. You can also search by county, city, address, zip code, school district, by body of water, open house or just look for foreclosure listings. Regardless of the search method you choose, you will be sure to find any MLS listed property through this web site. Feel free to save your search and log back in anytime of day to see any updated or new listings. You can even set up an auto e-mail feature to alert you of price drops and any new listings on the market.
If you want to see the MN MLS how a Realtor does then feel free to contact Kevin Curtis, a MN real estate agent. When you see the MN MLS like your agent you will see it in real time and can access important information like how many days a home has been on the market. Your agent can also set up a saved search for you that will create an MLS portal that will alert you of any new listings matching your search criteria.