2020 is here! We’ve tallied up the violations of 2019 for a grand total of 9,080. That’s down from┬áthe previous year. Here’s the list of the top 10 violations of 2019.

Rank Violation Type Totals
1 Assessor’s Number Incorrect Non-Penalty 1331
2 Sold Price Incorrect Penalty 1099
3 Contact Information on Media Penalty 1042
4 Address Incorrect Non-Penalty 877
5 Contact Info in a Public Field Penalty 700
6 Closing Info (COE, Loan Type, etc) Penalty 564
7 Open House or Showing Information Penalty 404
8 Special Listing Conditions Non-Penalty 347
9 Dwelling Type Non-Penalty 315

In addition to violations, we also track the number of errors agents report on their own listings. These are non-penalty violations. Last year, we implemented a new tool to make reporting an error on your listing easier, which led to an increase in the number of self-reported violations.

Violation Type Totals
Self Reported Non-Penalty 11057

You’ll notice that some of these violations incur a penalty, and some don’t. The Online Rules Course breaks down the difference between penalty vs. non penalty violations and how you can avoid both. Also, don’t be afraid to tell on yourself! By reporting your own violations to the Data Integrity department, you can save yourself a violation and/or penalty.