NEW YORK -- A town-hall-style meeting at Real Estate Connect New York City on whether the industry should publish agent performance data for consumers showed a growing consensus that it should be done. How to do it remains the big, unanswered question. The subtext of the discussion was realtor.com's AgentMatch ranking platform, which ran as a pilot program in two markets for close to six months last year. AgentMatch, which displayed agent performance stats sourced from multiple listing services, suddenly became a hot topic of debate in November when realtor.com publicized the tool at the National Association of Realtors' annual convention. Participants in a mostly congenial conversation included Houston Association of Realtors CEO Bob Hale, brokers Teresa Boardman and Leslie Eberso...
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