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

What if you woke up one morning to discover that real estate brokerages had all decided they would no longer publicize other brokers' listings on their own websites, and that they weren't going to allow their own listings to appear on their competitors' websites, either?Internet data exchange (IDX) -- the cooperative system that allows the general public to see information about all of the listings contributed by cooperating brokers in a given market -- has been showing signs of strain in recent years. First, there was the debate over whether brokers and agents could allow search engines like Google to crawl their sites and "index" their IDX listings in order show up higher in search results (it took an amendment to the National Association of Realtors' IDX policy to secure that...