National Association of Realtors technologists are making progress in developing a new tool that can automatically test compliance with multiple listing services' online data sharing and display policies. PolicyPage – a sort of software-based RoboCop for MLS Internet Data Exchange (IDX) compliance – is designed to automatically scan MLS members' Web sites for key features that indicate whether members are playing by the rules. IDX is a standard that allows real estate brokers to share and display other brokers' property listings online. PolicyPage developers are also planning to launch related technology that scans non-member sites to test for unauthorized use of MLS information. Keeping up with compliance problems with property listings display can be costly and time consumin...
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