Hacker Connect January 16 in New York
An event for and by the real estate tech community

Consumers appreciate public property-search Web sites set up by multiple listing services, though such sites remain a divisive issue for industry professionals, according to a report released today by WAV Group, a real estate consulting company. The "MLS Consumer Website Effectiveness Study" highlighted HAR.com, a popular real estate search site created by the Houston Association of Realtors, and gathered consumer and Realtor input about public MLS sites. Citing a 2007 MLS Technology Survey conducted by the National Association of Realtors trade group's Center for Real Estate Technology, the WAV Group study noted that there has been a shift of Realtor sentiment in favor of public MLS Web sites. While 34 percent of Realtors in the center's 2006 survey said they suppor...