Data-SharingIs a way for brokers and agents to accessMLS information without the challenges ordelays of mergers or regionalization!
Data-SharingYou’re already sharing data with Zillow,Trulia, Realtor.com and 100’s of other sitesthrough syndication……Why not sharewith yourneighboringMLS’s?
Data-Sharing• No offer of cooperation and compensation• Could offer reciprocal display ofactives, solds, and off-markets• Enhances security by eliminating the needto provide data access to non-participants
Data-Sharing• Positive alternative to merges orregionalization• Protects the independence and identity ofeach MLS• Ensures accurate MLS information
Data-Sharing• Open search would retrieve listings frommultiple MLS’s• Members have the opportunity to stay moreinformed than their buyers• Find more listings with the availability tosearch across boundaries• More accurate CMA’s with more dataavailable
Data-Sharing• Offers more exposure for every listing to abroader geographic market
So, what are the options?• Corelogic• IMAPP• Move, Inc.Isn’t there a option?
Compilation of• Your MLS data• County tax information• Census data• Demographics• School info…and more
RPR offers the data-sharing platform as afree member benefit to participatingMLS’s• It’s NOT a way to integrate neighboringMLS data into your own MLS platform• It IS a way to search participating MLS’sdata mixed with your own in the RPR!
• Discuss these ideas with your MLS leadership anddetermine if your members can benefit from data-sharing• REBR can help by answering any questions yourleadership may have• REBR will provide an agreement for all MLS’s thatwish to OPT-IN• Each MLS would notify RPR of the MLS’s theywould like to share data with!How to get started…