Zillow Group’s Bridge Interactive and Black Knight: Data management rivals unite

The real estate industry is unusual in that, more often than not, competitors cooperate to get things done. This is apparently true even for real estate tech companies in the midst of a data management arms race. Zillow Group subsidiary Bridge Interact…

Black Knight-Homesnap deal boosts the Broker Public Portal

The Broker Public Portal — a project to build the nation’s first national public-facing MLS website — has just gotten its biggest boost to date. Black Knight Financial Services, provider of the Paragon MLS system, has signed a deal with Homesnap, BPP…

New Black Knight MLS tool offers broker control — no Upstream required

Upstream has company. The nation’s second-largest MLS system provider has come up with a tool to address the thorny problem of broker data management — from within the …

HomeSpotter releases Touch ID and pin access update

Starting Feb. 24, HomeSpotter allows agents to quickly access MLS information, make listing updates and upload photos in an instant with Apple’s Touch ID or a four-digit pin code …

Black Knight signs first Canadian MLS deal and it’s a big one

Black Knight Financial Services has signed its first multiple listing service deal in Canada with a group of associations representing more than 17,000 real estate professionals in western Canada. Together, the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver, t…

Black Knight’s Paragon MLS platform gains steam

Real estate data and technology firm Black Knight Financial Services has signed another multiple listing service to its Paragon 5 platform, bringing the number of real estate professionals the platform serves to more than 210,000. Paragon 5 received top marks in a …

Greater Baton Rouge Association of Realtors signs up for Black Knight’s Paragon 5 MLS platform

The more than 2,500 real estate professionals who belong to the Greater Baton Rouge Association of Realtors are set to get a new multiple listing service platform. The platform, Paragon 5, from Black Knight Financial Services (formerly Lender Processin…

WAV Group survey suggests more MLSs will be shopping for new platforms

More multiple listing services will be considering a new platform provider when their contract with their current vendor expires than in previous years, according to an annual survey from real estate consulting firm WAV Group. A preliminary release of …

North Alabama MLS switching to Lender Processing Services’ Paragon platform

Northern Alabama Realtors are in for some big changes. Just as Huntsville-based North Alabama Multiple Listing Service has decided to send major listing portals Trulia, Zillow and Homes.com direct listing feeds, the MLS has inked another deal with Lender Processing Services to …