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Building the dream MLS

NEW YORK — It’s time for the multiple listing service to go back to its roots and remember its main reason for being: to foster cooperation between agents. That’s according to several real estate leaders asked to imagine their “dream”...

125 MLSs now sending listings directly to Trulia

Trulia, the nation’s second-most popular real estate listing portal, has signed direct feed agreements with 125 multiple listing services, 69 of them in 2014. The agreements are a sign that MLSs are increasingly comfortable sending listings directly to third-party portals...

Zillow on the brink of deal for 50,000 MLS listings

Zillow is on the brink of a deal with one of the nation’s largest multiple listing services that would help the top real estate portal weather the end of a contract with listing syndicator ListHub. The board of Rockville, Maryland-based...

Developer of augmented reality app for listings lands $1.8M

Mobile Realty Apps, developer of mobile apps for multiple listing services, brokerages and franchisors, has raised $1.8 million and rebranded to HomeSpotter, the name of its popular augmented reality feature. The 27-employee firm, whose clients include the nation’s largest MLS, California Regional MLS,...

MLSs around the country offer agents showing tool

Showings are an essential part of an agent’s job — people rarely buy homes sight unseen. In order to help agents tackle the logistics of getting prospective buyers inside properties, more and more multiple listing services are helping their members...

Northern Colorado’s MLS Signs Up for Distil Networks’ Data Protection Product

Distil Networks has announced that IRES LLC (ColoProperty), the regional Multiple Listing Service (MLS) for Northern Colorado, is using Distil Networks’ technology to protect online MLS information.

National broker portal initiative raising seed money

A group of multiple listing services, franchisors and brokers is on the hunt for seed money to build the first national MLS consumer-facing listing portal. The initiative is being called the “National Broker Portal Project,” although it has no official...

MLS fights ‘bad bots’

Multiple listing service data is highly coveted in the real estate and mortgage industries. Like any other such asset, it is vulnerable to theft. In mid-2013, data security firm Distil Networks launched what it hoped would be an “industrywide intelligence network”...

MLSs integrate agent review service

More than 47,000 real estate professionals now have access to a platform that will send customer satisfaction surveys to buyers and sellers at the close of every transaction straight from the multiple listing service. Boston area-based MLS Property Information Network...

Billy Ray Cyrus lists house in Toluca Lake at $5.995 million

Country music singer Billy Ray Cyrus has put his Toluca Lake house on the Multiple Listing Service for $5.995 million after it failed to find a buyer as a pocket listing.

More agents getting access to new-homes through their MLS

More than 45,000 real estate professionals who are members of Mid-Atlantic multiple listing service Metropolitan Information Systems Inc. (MRIS) now have free access to a trove of new-home listings and specifics about developments under construction. Homebuilder marketing company Builders Digital...

MLSs will soon speak the same language

By the end of this year, hundreds of multiple listing services must take a step that is widely expected to set the stage for tech developers to build more, better, and cheaper agent and broker tools powered by real estate...

Showing Suite offers free showing scheduling system to MLSs

Real estate showing management service Showing Suite has launched a new automated showing scheduling system for multiple listing services for a price that can’t be beat: free. In rolling out its new MLS-integrated system, Showing Suite catches up to competitors...

Competition in mobile MLS apps heats up

Mobile access to one of a real estate agent’s most valuable tools — the multiple listing service — is often a top priority when MLSs choose their vendor. Today, FBS — an MLS system vendor that serves nearly 160,000 real...

Zillow Continues to Build Direct Relationships Signing Up Cape Cod MLS

Following the news last week that the News Corp owned ListHub (part of Move) will terminate its agreement to provide Zillow with listings, Zillow has announced that the Cape Cod & Islands Multiple Listing Service has joined the Zillow® Partnership Platform.

Giant Chicago-area MLS, MRED, names new CEO

Midwest Real Estate Data LLC — one of the nation’s largest multiple listing services, supporting more than 40,000 real estate pros in the Chicago region — has tapped UtahRealEstate.com CEO Rebecca Jensen as its next president and CEO. UtahRealEstate.com serves more than...

MLS serves up agent productivity tool to give brokers an edge

Brokers often cite agent recruiting as one of their biggest challenges. In order to tackle that challenge, a new service has sprung that will help brokers leverage one of the biggest assets they have at their disposal: multiple listing service...

Portals seek national standards for listing syndication

More and more multiple listing services are signing direct agreements with third-party listing portals such as Zillow and Trulia, but the terms of these agreements — and the technology behind them — are often less than ideal. That’s according to...

Brokers ask to data share with nation’s largest MLS

A data-sharing project from the nation’s largest multiple listing service is growing. California Regional MLS, which services more than 73,000 real estate professionals, and the Ventura County Regional Data Share, which has about 4,500 subscribers, have signed an agreement to...

MLS listing alert tool aims to give agents an edge over top portals

Tools offered by multiple listing services are not generally known for their slick interfaces. MLSs are great at compiling accurate, comprehensive listing data, but the tools to access that data are often clunky and, well, unattractive. Real estate software firm...

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