Greater Southern MLS

The Greater Southern MLS (GSMLS) was formed as one single MLS system that services the entire state of Louisiana and was founded in 2019. Several brokerages came together to form the Greater Southern MLS. Their mission is to “create an MLS that arms and supports REALTORS with tools, support, and service to be relevant, productive, and profitable.”

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  • Listings: approx. 8,845


Greater Southern MLS charges a fee to access the IDX data feed. Your share of the fee is $5 per month.



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Lake Charles, Baton Rogue, Houma

Helpful information about Greater Southern MLS for agents

What tools does Greater Southern MLS have in place that can help an agent be more successful?

GSMLS offers agents access to many of the leading technology tools in real estate, these include: GSMLS Matrix, Realist, ShowingTime, Cloud CMA, eProperty Watch, InfoSparks, RatePlug, homesnapPRO and homesnap + Facebook Marketplace, ListHub, RPR, Rentals, rentspree, REtechnology, and listtrac.

Does Greater Southern MLS  provide any training for the tools mentioned above?

The Greater Southern MLS website offers plenty of training for basic use of the GSMLS Matrix, as well as training materials for Realist, ShowingTime, Cloud CMA, and more.

Each tool offered can be found on the GSMLS Solutions page. Tap on the item you’re interested in and you will be directed to a page that will tell you everything you need to know about the product.  

Who are the governing bodies for GSMLS? 

The Greater Southern MLS is governed by the Southwest Louisiana Association of REALTORS and the Northshore Area Board of REALTORS.

How does a new member go about being added to the Greater Southern MLS?

To become a member contact your broker or ask directly through the Greater Southern MLS website

Are there competitive advantages for being a part of GSMLS compared to other local or regional MLSs?

Greater Southern MLS includes all of Louisiana, which makes it easy to access listings from all over the state. 

How does GSMLS stand out when it comes to serving and connecting with real estate professionals?

Greater Southern MLS is broker-owned, which means they know exactly what the agent needs and strive to make their jobs streamlined and efficient. 

What kind of local real estate trends, statistics, and information does GSMLS provide to individual agents? 

GSMLS offers market data through InfoSparks, which will display data in graphs & charts so you can rebrand and share it with your clients. 

Does GSMLS offer free continuing education (CE) classes? 

GSMLS offers several CE classes with options to participate in person or online. 

When was the Greater Southern MLS founded?

GSMLS was founded in 2019.

Are there multiple associations or boards affiliated with GSMLS?

There are two associations affiliated with GSMLS:

  • Southwest Louisiana Association of REALTORS
  • Northshore Area Board of REALTORS

There are also several Broker Shareholders affiliated with GSMLS. To see which brokerages are associated with GSMLS, you can visit the shareholders' page on the Greater Southern MLS website. 

Information about the areas covered by Greater Southern MLS

The Greater Southern MLS can be found anywhere in the state of Louisiana. This MLS system is broker-led and is available through the Southwest Louisiana Association of REALTORS and Northshore Area Board of REALTORS. The idea was to collaborate with associations to make it easier for REALTORS to increase their marketing opportunities and lift the burden of paying several MLS dues. 

Greater Southern MLS strives to make brokers' and agents' jobs easier by creating one set of rules and regulations, one set of forms, and one data feed. This allows professionals to know what the standard is and what to expect when helping customers buy properties. GSMLS offers several technologies to help agents with listing exposure and lead generation, efficient showing appointments, online transaction processing, and more! 

You can join GSMLS by heading to the Greater Southern MLS website home page, scrolling to the bottom and either inquire as a broker or association. You will then be directed to fill out a form with your name, brokerage/association name, email address, phone number, and your interest in GSMLS. null

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Listing Data IDX (or Broker Reciprocity) is a program that allows MLS Participants to display listings from other brokerages on their own agent and office websites. Simply put, the IDX program manages the listing search utilities on internet displays owned and operated by local agents and offices. The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) created IDX and gives each MLS a strict set of guidelines on participation in the program and the display of the listings. Showcase IDX provides the tools that your clients use to access the listings.

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