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New York gets new real estate listings site

ResidentialNYC.com offers public-facing property info

An online real estate portal launched today by a trade group is cracking open the Manhattan real estate brokerage market for consumers. ResidentialNYC.com, the first-ever public Web portal offered by the Real Estate Board of New York, the oldest and largest New York City real estate trade group, allows consumers to search for available sale and rental properties by ZIP code, neighborhood, price range, property type, borough and other factors. While there is a multiple listing service in Manhattan operated by a Realtor group, REBNY is not affiliated with the National Association of Realtors and most of the properties in the Manhattan market are not listed in that MLS system. Brokers in the Manhattan real estate market have historically been more guarded in sharing property listings information with the public than brokers in most other U.S. market areas. The site is powered by Trulia, a company that operates a national real estate search engine, and features detailed maps with neighborh...

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