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

By JOSEPH KIRSCHKE WASHINGTON -- In a move that would protect the right of brokers participating in data-sharing agreements with other brokers to allow search engines to index their listings, the National Association of Realtors' Multiple Listing Issues and Policies Committee has issued a recommendation to revise a 4-year-old policy that might otherwise allow local Realtor boards to bar the practice.If adopted by NAR's board of directors Saturday, the policy change would resolve a dispute that arose when the Metropolitan Indianapolis Board of Realtors -- acting on a complaint from a member broker -- demanded that real estate agent Paula Henry and her broker take steps to prevent other brokers' listings from being indexed by Google and other search engines (see story).The committee recomm...