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

The real estate industry's debate about listing syndication continues to heat up. Less than a week after a San Diego-based brokerage announced via YouTube video it would no longer display its listings on third-party websites, Philadelphia-based real estate and mortgage broker Fred Glick has posted his own video rebuttal defending listing syndication. Jim Abbott, president and managing broker of San Diego-basedĀ ARG Abbott Realty Group, last Thursday publicly announced his brokerage's decision to stop syndicating listings to third-party websites, including Zillow, Trulia and Realtor.com. Abbott complained that the exposure listings receive on third-party sites was of little benefit to the firm's clients. The sites "act as middlemen and post our valuable listing data alongside the c...