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

Major regional Mid-Atlantic multiple listing service MRIS has launched lifestyle search on its consumer website in what it says is the first phase of an approach to the home search process not unlike the eHarmony online dating service. The lifestyle search on MRIS' public-facing real estate search site, HomesDatabase.com, is powered by Onboard Informatics, which also provides a similar service for Coldwell Banker Real Estate and Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate. MRIS' lifestyle search allows consumers to use sliders to specify how important certain neighborhood characteristics are to them. These categories include fun and entertainment; highly-rated schools; public transportation;shops and stores; and median home price, among others. Users can then see cities, ZIP codes, and neighborh...