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Why Investors Don’t Want Bird Dog Leads from the MLS

When talking about properties to scout, you may hear an investor say, “I don’t want anything that is already listed with a real estate agent. No MLS.” Why is that? First of all, an investor doesn’t need a bird dog to go through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) for him. Agents are more than happy to send a list of properties that meet the investor’s criteria. They simply set the search parameters into the MLS and the system automatically generates a report and emails it to the investor. The investor will be paying the agent’s commission (technically, the seller pays ... Read More »