There are a few reasons it may not be disclosed; the obvious would be that the agent wants you to contact them direct, giving them a chance to have dual agency. However, this is far from the truth. Actually, itâ€™s just the opposite; now, the client will look to any agent to find the address of the property, not just the person listing the property.
Most all the properties on Trulia are pulled from the MLS (and then not updated, causing information/listings to become outdated). When an agent enters a property in the MLS, there are a series of questions that determine how the property will be listed on other websites, and if it's permitted at all. 3 criteria options exist: Display address, permit Automatic Valuation Models, and allow commentary. The available answers are Yes, No, or I donâ€™t know; this is something that the seller is suppose to decide, but these are nowhere on any GLVAR forms, so when agents come across this, they either make the selection, or select â€œI donâ€™t knowâ€; I can assume, most agents donâ€™t really even pay to much attention to this, nor understand what they are answering, and many likely put I donâ€™t know. Based on this, I would assume that without seller permission (or marking yes for seller permission), the address does not get listed.
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Mark Fleysher, MBA, Realtor