Mid America Regional Information Systems
Mid America Regional Information System (MARIS) is an MLS organization located in St. Louis, Missouri. MARIS MLS was established in 1995 and has over 44,400 listings that are being updated daily across the state.The Missouri organization provides free training and technical support to its members to achieve their goal of listing and selling real estate. MARIS MLS provides coverage in counties across Illinois and Missouri including Madison County, Randolph County, St. Louis County, Lewis County, and Texas County.
Login Link: MARIS
- Listings: approx. 20,027
- Agents: approx. 16,088
MARIS MLS Fees
Associations Shown in Property Search
- East Central Board of REALTORS®
- Franklin County Board of REALTORS®
- Greater Gateway Association of REALTORS®
- Jefferson County Board of REALTORS®
- Lebanon Board of Realtors®
- Mineral Area Board of REALTORS®
- REALTORS® Association of Southwestern Illinois
- St. Charles County Association of REALTORS®
- St. Louis Association of REALTORS®
St Louis, MO
Helpful information about Mid America Regional Information System (MARIS) for agents
What tools does MARIS MLS have in place that can help an agent be more successful?
Remine, Matrix, MarkStats by ShowingTime, ShowingTime, homesnap, Realist, Realtors Property Resource (RPR), TrustFunds, REtechnology, MyFloodStatus, DataMasters for Appraisers
What do each of these tools do?
-Remine- maps properties
-Matrix- where properties are listed
-MarkStats by ShowingTime- MarketStats is an elegant and easy-to-use new stats suite of market reports and interactive tools. The new stats suite includes InfoSparks, FastStats, Local Market Updates, Monthly Indicators and the Marketwatch Report. These products will go a long way toward a broader understanding of the prevailing trends in our local housing market.
-ShowingTime- to make scheduling the showing of properties easy
-homesnap- access MLS data mobily.
-Realist- a public record and property information provider
-RPR-delivers on-the-go access to hundreds of data sets from public records and listing data, in addition to demographics, psychographics, neighborhood and school information, and unbeatable reports.
-TrustFunds- TrustFunds provides MARIS agents, brokers and Title Companies with the ability to request and collect earnest money electronically, rather than spending precious time driving to collect and deposit paper checks.
-REtechnology- a comprehensive real estate technology website that makes it easy to stay current with technology trends and research products offered by a host of vendors.
-MyFloodStatus- was launched to address the expanding need for accurate, certified flood determinations for real estate agents and their clients.
-DataMaster (for Appraisers)- DataMaster can save you about a whole day per week by gathering and formatting the data you need to complete your appraisals. You get the right data at the right time for the right decision. DataMaster provides one-on-one training to help you get the most out of their software.
What training does MARIS MLS offer for these tools?
All tools listed above have links on the MARIS website to information and videos on how to use these products.
How does a new member go about being added to the MLS?
Interested agents have to be under a broker, but you can start the process to join online through the MARIS website.
What are the competitive advantages of MARIS MLS compared to other local or regional MLSs?
Maris MLS provides extreme value at a low cost to agents who use their MLS.
What kind of local real estate trends, statistics, and information does your MLS provide to individual agents?
Maris MLS provides all kinds of real estate trends and statistics through ShowingTime.
Does MARIS MLS provide anything agents can rebrand or use?
Maris MLS provides a lot of rebrandable content through the InfoSparks & SmartCharts feature.
What are the requirements for primary membership in the MLS and IDX?
Maris MLS follows the NARs Qualification for MLS Participation and IDX:
Participants must be REALTORS® who are a principal, partner, corporate officer, or branch office manager acting on behalf of a principal.
Participants must hold a current, valid real estate broker’s license.
Participants must offer or accept compensation to and from other participants (or be licensed or certified by a state regulatory agency to engage in the appraisal of real property).
Participants (other than appraisers) must actively—continually and on an ongoing basis—endeavor to: a. list real property of the type listed on the MLS in which participation is sought and/or, b. accept offers of cooperation and compensation made by listing brokers in the MLS.
Are there multiple associations/boards affiliated with Maris MLS?
There are multiple boards and associations affiliated with MARIS MLS, namely:
-East Central Board of REALTORS
-Franklin County Board of REALTORS
-Greater Gateway Association of REALTORS
-Lebanon Board of REALTORS
-Mark Twain Association of REALTORS
-Mineral Area Board of REALTORS
-Pulkaski County Board of REALTORS
– REALTOR Association of Southwestern Illinois
-South Central Board of REALTORS
-Southeast Missouri REALTORS
-Southern Gateway Association of REALTORS
-St. Charles REALTORS
-St. Louis REALTORS
-Three Rivers Board of REALTORS
Information about the areas covered by Mid America Regional Information System (MARIS)
St. Louis is designated as a part of the St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). St. Louis’ population stands at 2,807,338, making it the 22nd-largest MSA in the United States and the largest MSA in the state of Missouri. The highest point in Missouri is Taum Sauk Mountain standing at a height of 1,772 feet, while the lowest point is the St. Francis River located at Arkansas border 230 feet.
The city of St. Louis, named after Louis IX of France, is located along the Mississippi River and was founded in 1764. Westward expansion and blues music have been major influencers in St. Louis’ history. As you drive into the city and see the iconic Gateway Arch (we promise you won’t miss it), you’ll find there is no lack of things to experience. For those looking to see a bit of the city’s history, the St. Louis Cathedral, and the Anheuser-Busch factory tour are sure to show them something new. For a day out with the family, the St. Louis Zoo, the Missouri Botanical Garden, and the Magic House are all great places to start. St. Louis is also home to Forest Park, where the World’s Fair was held almost a century ago. St. Louis has a diverse economy with strengths in the service, manufacturing, trade, transportation, and tourism industries. Nine of the ten Fortune 500 companies headquartered in Missouri are located in St. Louis, including Express Scripts, Emerson Electric, and Reinsurance Group of America. In addition to the many large corporate offices based in St. Louis, the city is also home to a few major research universities, such as Saint Louis University, Washington University in St. Louis, and Washington University Medical Center.
The general weather condition of St. Louis is humid continental with cold snowy winters and wet summers. The average rainfall in St. Louis per year is 42 inches, while the snow averages 16 inches per year. The summer high in St. Louis typically rises to 89°F, and the winter low falls to 23°F.
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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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