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MRED MLS to feed real estate listings to Trulia

Members can 'opt in' to syndication program
Published on Feb 29, 2012

The largest multiple listing service in the Midwest will syndicate listings to third-party listings portal Trulia.com when its members opt in to a new syndication service announced today.Lisle, Ill.-based Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) serves nearly 8,000 real estate offices and 40,000 real estate professionals in the metro Chicago area, including northern Illinois, southern Wisconsin and northwest Indiana.Like many MLSs, MRED previously sent listings directly to only one third-party listing site, Realtor.com, which is operated by Move Inc. under an agreement with the National Association of Realtors.MRED officials say the MLS is planning to expand the number of third-party sites it "self-syndicates" to, with the goal of improving the timeliness and accuracy of data across the Internet "We chose to partner with Trulia first because of their industry-friendly Trulia Data Pledge," MRED CEO Russ Bergeron said in a statement. "We are confident that Trulia is going...

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