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Cyberhomes, Zillow seek for-sale data from brokers

Fidelity announces agreement with Keller Williams

Cyberhomes.com, an automated home-valuation site operated by Fidelity National Real Estate Solutions, is now open to for-sale property listings information, Fidelity officials announced Thursday. The field of property-search Web sites has grown rapidly in the past few years, with newcomer sites such as Cyberhomes, Google Base, HomePages.com, Point2NLS.com, PropertyShark.com, Propsmart.com, Trulia.com and Zillow, posting for-sale property information. Many of the sites allow companies to advertise listings at no cost. Cyberhomes is following in the path of Zillow.com, a similar valuation site that began accepting for-sale property listings information supplied by agents, homeowners and other users in December. Also on Thursday, Zillow's Jeff Somers announced at a Realtor conference in Washington, D.C., that Zillow is "moving forward with discussions about accepting broker feeds" of for-sale property information at the site, though he did not name any companies or disclose whether there ...

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