St Lucia Real Estate Online Listing Policy & Guidelines
All listings are subject to St Lucia Real Estate Online’s Listing Terms, Policies and Guidelines (the “Listing Policies”) and Users should familiarize themselves with St Lucia Real Estate Online’s Listing Policies prior to entering a property listing on the St Lucia Real Estate Online website (“St Lucia Real Estate Online”).
All listings entered on St Lucia Real Estate Online are subject to review by St Lucia Real Estate Online company personnel (“Listing Review”) prior to becoming available for full viewing online. St Lucia Real Estate Online reserves the right, to review any listing entered by a User on St Lucia Real Estate Online. Although User’s listings may be subject to Listing Review, Users remains solely responsible for abiding by the Listing Policies and St Lucia Real Estate Online’s Terms and Conditions. The Listing Policies prohibit User from entering any listing that infringes upon the intellectual property rights of any party, or that otherwise violates St Lucia Real Estate Online’s Terms and Conditions. By entering listings on St Lucia Real Estate Online, User warrants and represents that User owns or otherwise controls all of the rights to such content including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for User to provide, post, upload, input or submit such content. User acknowledges that St Lucia Real Estate Online cannot police or control all of the content provided by User(s) that is made available on St Lucia Real Estate Online.
Listings that violate any of the Listing Policies stated herein will not receive Listing Review approval for active posting on St Lucia Real Estate Online until the issue in question has been addressed. When conducting Listing Review, new listings added to St Lucia Real Estate Online are examined to determine whether such listings are in compliance with the Listing Policies. In the event Listing Review determines a listing violates Listing Policies (including but not limited to containing inaccurate or incomplete information), Listing Review will send an email message to the User about such listing, clearly stating how such proposed listing does not conform to established Listing Policies and offering solutions on how to rectify the deficiency. It is then the sole responsibility of the User to review the communication from Listing Review, revise the listing as appropriate, and resubmit the corrected listing. Once the appropriate revision has been made, and Listing Review determines the listing is compliant with Listing Policies, the listing will be made available for full viewing on the site. However, if the User fails to respond to the communication from Listing Review, St Lucia Real Estate Online in its sole discretion reserves the right to remove any and all content that continues to violate the Listing Policies, including disallowing listings from the Service.
All fields noted by red font on the listing pages are required fields and must be completed with valid data pertaining to the property being listed (“Required Fields”). Property listings where data is missing or data entered in the Required Fields is deemed illogical will be removed from the site until valid content is entered in the Required Fields.
All Address fields on St Lucia Real Estate Online including Address, City, State and Zip Code are Required Fields. These fields are intended for listing the physical address or intersection of the property being listed. Entering “Confidential”, “Call Broker”, “Withheld”, or any other verbiage designed to withhold, hide, and/or conceal the physical address in the Address or City Name fields is strictly prohibited. St Lucia Real Estate Online reserves the right to remove any and all property listings with non-address related or invalid information in any address specific field with or without contacting the listing broker
Property descriptions are for the description of the property that is for sale only. The posting of confidential or personal information including contact name, phone number, fax number, company information or URL links for any contacts including those who are not St Lucia Real Estate Online members is strictly prohibited in this section. This type of information in the Property Description field will be removed from the listing and the listing broker will receive an email informing them of the change. Habitual violations of this policy will result in St Lucia Real Estate Online’s removal of all of such User’s active listings on the Service until all such content has been appropriately rectified.
Properties must be identified with the appropriate property type. Adding the same listings under multiple property types is prohibited.
A valid Sales Price in the List Price field for the listed property is required for all St Lucia Real Estate Online Sale. St Lucia Real Estate Online reserves the right to remove all listings that are deemed to have invalid prices or rental rates including any listing with $0 listed in Sales Price fields.
Duplicate Property Listings
St Lucia Real Estate Online prohibits the listing of a single property more than once on the web site at the same time. A duplicate is defined as the same physical property listed under more than one property ID. St Lucia Real Estate Online reserves the right to remove any and all properties that are determined to be duplicates with or without contacting the User.
Listing Quantity, Submission, and Display
Every St Lucia Real Estate Online Listing Plan includes one listing, however, Users may list an unlimited number of listings on St Lucia Real Estate Online.com as long as the User has specified and paid for a plan for each listing and the listing is done in accordance with St Lucia Real Estate Online’s Terms and Conditions.
Use of Photographs
Photographs posted or affixed to listings must be actual photographs of the property being listed. All such photographs must be either the property of the User or the User must have received all necessary rights and authorizations, including from the photographer and/or copyright owner of any photographs, to publish such photographs on the User’s website or on St Lucia Real Estate Online’s website for the purpose of advertising the subject property. Photographs uploaded that are not directly related to the property being listed, including brokerage company logos, may be removed at the discretion of St Lucia Real Estate Online.
Users are advised to refrain from engaging in the conduct specified in this section, as it is not permitted on the St Lucia Real Estate Online Service:
Listings on St Lucia Real Estate Online are for properties that are currently offered for Sale. It is not permitted to post listings on St Lucia Real Estate Online that have already been sold or are no longer on the market, i.e. posting listings for marketing or advertising purposes. All listings for properties already sold or off-market will be removed.
St Lucia Real Estate Online offers the ability to search for properties on key words. This is designed to enable searchers to narrow their criteria based on specific requirements. Keyword manipulation is unfair to searchers by returning listings that clearly do not meet their criteria. Keywords identified in the property name, property description, location description or property highlights field that are clearly not relevant to the property being marketed will be removed by Listing Review.
Use of profanity or vulgar language in any section of the St Lucia Real Estate Online database is strictly prohibited. This includes the use of language that is generally considered obscene, profane, sexual, hateful, or racist in nature. Listing or user information that includes profane language will be removed from the Service immediately.