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

The National Association of Realtors' board of directors has postponed until at least this fall a decision on whether brokers who participate in data-sharing agreements are violating NAR policy if they allow search engines to index other brokers' for-sale listings. Convening at NAR's midyear convention in Washington, D.C., the Realtor association's Multiple Listing Issues and Policies Committee last week recommended that a 2005 policy be amended to clarify that brokers may allow search engines to index listings shared through Internet Data Exchange (IDX) reciprocity agreements (see story). But the full board voted Saturday to send the matter back to a work group studying other changes to the IDX policy. Since the committee and board won't meet again until November, an existing p...