REcolorado surprises MLS neighbor with seven-figure purchase offer

Will a seven-figure surprise be the offer that Colorado’s second-largest MLS can’t refuse? REcolorado, the Centennial State’s largest MLS, has made an unsolicited multimillion-dollar offer to buy its neighbor to the north, Information and Real Estate S…

South Florida Realtor associations agree to share MLS data

Large Realtor associations in the same state reaching MLS-sharing agreements has been a frequent occurrence of late. In Southeast Florida, the Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches (RAPB) and the MIAMI Association of Realtors announced they will sha…

Michigan brokers and agents get closer to ‘MLS of choice’

The largest multiple listing service in Michigan has joined a data-sharing venture whose goal is to create a statewide MLS database — but not a statewide MLS. The Great Lakes Repository addresses certain broker and agent pain points around listing dat…

MLSs expand their reach through data-sharing

Two large Michigan multiple listing services are taking a first step in what could become a broader data-sharing partnership: sharing passwords to each other’s systems. Currently, Realcomp, Michigan’s largest Realtor-owned MLS, has various data-sharing arrangements with seven MLSs, allowing Realcomp’s …

MLSs feud over direct feed to Zillow

Two South Florida Realtor associations with a contentious history are once again battling, this time over a direct listing feed to top real estate portal Zillow. When the Jupiter-Tequesta-Hobe Sound Association of Realtors announced last month that it …

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 …

California Regional MLS makes strides toward statewide MLS

With the goal of building a statewide multiple listing service in mind, California Regional MLS has embarked on an initiative to ink data-share deals directly with MLSs throughout the Golden State. In April, San Dimas-based California Regional MLS and Silicon Valley-based MLSListings Inc. announced …

Chicago-area MLS, MRED, using CoreLogic tool to share listings with 12 other MLSs nationwide

One of the nation’s largest multiple listing services is now sharing listing information with a dozen other MLSs across the country through a tool from real estate information and technology firm CoreLogic. Lisle, Ill.-based Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) serves …