Items Tagged with 'MLS'

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  • Class-action lawsuit takes aim at buyer broker compensation rules

    Home seller claims NAR, MLS providers have conspired in violation of anti-trust laws
    A class-action lawsuit filed last week by a Minnesota home seller is taking aim at the big four multiple listing services that have transformed the real estate business. The suit alleges that the National Association of Realtors has driven up costs to sellers and has stifled competition by requiring brokers to offer buyer broker compensation when listing a property on an MLS site, and it names NAR, Realogy, HomeServices of America, RE/MAX and Keller Williams as the culprits.
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  • Real estate tech company Remine raises $30 million to grow MLS platform

    Series A funding led by Stripes Group, a New York equity firm
    Remine, a real estate tech company that was honored last year as one of HousingWire Magazine’s HW Tech100, announced this week that it raised $30 million to grow its data-focused MLS platform. Remine partners with MLSs to offer real estate agents and their consumers an MLS platform that utilizes data and analytics to offer “actionable intelligence.”
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  • Remine launches mobile MLS platform

    Gives real estate agents contact info on 300 million consumers
    MLS platform Remine just launched a mobile multiple listing service platform covering the 35 largest MLS markets in the nation. The app allows user to view new opportunities on the run, provides contact information on more than 300 million consumers and has a chat function for conversations between agents.
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  • CoreLogic launches consumer-facing websites for MLS clients

    Does latest move take aim at Trulia, Zillow or other listing sites’ territory?
    Aiming to simplify consumer access to real estate listings, CoreLogic announced on Monday a partnership with Homes.com to offer consumer-facing real estate websites to its multiple listing services clients. After a stream of acquisitions in the valuations space, it seems CoreLogic is beginning to move into real estate territory. Could it be taking aim at Trulia, Zillow, or other MLS sites?
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  • Game-changing real estate technology makes its way to Dallas

    NTREIS strikes up partnership with Remine
    Remine announced its new partnership with the North Texas Real Estate Information Systems, which will bring game-changing technology to more than 30,000 Dallas-area Realtors. Remine will allow Realtors to identify and market to would-be homebuyers at a time when real estate in Texas is hotter than ever.
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  • Zillow acquires Bridge Interactive

    MLS back-office software provider
    “Bridge Interactive has an outstanding team that has pioneered some of the industry’s most innovative solutions for helping MLSs and brokers manage their data,” said Errol Samuelson, Zillow chief industry development officer.
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  • More MLSs give Zillow direct home listings

    Continues efforts to counter pending loss of ListHub data
    With ListHub-provided listings set to disappear from Zillow in just over a month, the Zillow Group is continuing in its efforts to secure listing agreements with multiple listing services to provide listing data directly to Zillow. Here are the latest members of Zillow’s Partnership Platform.
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