The Austin Board of Realtors has decided that its more than 9,000 members can choose to syndicate their listings to third-party websites, but it will no longer help them do it. On Sept. 30, the trade group's board of directors voted to end ABoR's agreement with listing syndicator ListHub, citing concerns about unethical business practices and inaccurate listing data on consumer websites not affiliated with a Realtor trade group. After the agreement's termination on April 30, 2014, ABoR's members will be able to decide whether to syndicate their listings to third-party sites on their own. ABoR will continue to feed its members' listings to Realtor-affiliated sites, including realtor.com (the official search portal of the National Association of Realtors), AustinHomeSearch.com (ABoR...
Sep 24, 2013 by Inman
Aug 24, 2012 by Paul Hagey