Announcing a Stellar Partnership: Stellar MLS Welcomes Gainesville-Alachua County Association of Realtors® (GACAR) as its 16th Shareholder Organization

Please Note: Listing data for the Gainesville-Alachua County Association of Realtors® (GACAR) service area will be available in Matrix in September 2021.


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Stellar MLS brings Alachua County into the fold with GACAR as the newest multiple listing corporate shareholder.




“We could not be happier to welcome GACAR as our 16th Shareholder. Their philosophy of “member first” fits perfectly with our core values, and we are very honored that they have chosen to join Stellar MLS as we continue to innovate for and serve our MLS customers.” Merri Jo Cowen, CEO, Stellar MLS.

As the third-largest MLS in the United States and the largest in the state of Florida, Stellar MLS is a leading source of reliable and standardized data for real estate professionals. With GACAR now on board, Stellar MLS continues to pave the way for a thriving real estate industry by investing in people and technology to give their ever-growing membership the tools and listing exposure they need for business success.

“We are thrilled to welcome the GACAR Realtor® members to our organization, and this is the next natural step that offers a great benefit to all of our existing and future customers.” Jeff Perry, President, Stellar MLS.

Representing approximately 1,200 real estate brokers and agents, the Gainesville-Alachua County Association of REALTORS® prides itself in being the voice of real estate across Alachua County since 1940.

“As the voice of real estate in Alachua County, the Gainesville-Alachua County Association of Realtors® (GACAR) is pleased to announce that we are joining Stellar MLS. Stellar MLS will allow us to provide additional quality services through cutting-edge resources and technology. As challenges arise within the ever-changing real estate market, Stellar MLS will be key in helping our members navigate successful real estate transactions for their customers.” Patti Moser, President, Gainesville-Alachua County Association of REALTORS®, Inc.

Fundamentally, as part of their strategic vision, GACAR leadership aims to deliver relevant resources and timely technology to “enhance the practice of Real Estate” for its members. The new partnership with Stellar MLS strengthens the real estate community in Florida and offers unique opportunities for both organizations.

“Our goal is to provide our members with every tool and resource so that they can serve their customers effectively. We believe our transition to Stellar will open up more opportunities for both our consumers and members.” Gia Arvin, President, Gainesville Multiple Listing, Inc.

About Stellar MLS
Headquartered in Altamonte Springs, FL, Stellar MLS (Stellar) is Florida's largest multiple listing service (MLS) company, with over 65,000 customers in Florida and Puerto Rico. Offering a comprehensive suite of the industry’s best products and world-class customer service, Stellar MLS is committed to helping brokers and agents thrive in tomorrow’s competitive real estate market. Learn more at

About the Gainesville Alachua County Association of Realtors® (GACAR)
Headquartered in Gainesville, FL, the Gainesville-Alachua County Association of Realtors® has served the REALTORS® of Alachua County for 60 years and counting. Visit to learn more.

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