Trulia has hired John Whitney, most recently vice president of industry relations for listing syndicator ListHub, to help lead the real estate search portal's efforts to improve its listing data quality and grow its relationship with multiple listing services. The accuracy, freshness and comprehensiveness of listings displayed by third-party sites like Trulia and Zillow can suffer in some markets where the sites rely on multiple data sources. That's not an issue in markets where third-party sites receive listing feeds directly from MLSs, which are widely considered the gold standard among listing data sources. Part of Whitney's job will be to grow the number of MLSs that provide Trulia direct feeds. Whitney has a long history of working with MLSs and Realtor associations, startin...
Feb 21, 2014 by Paul Hagey
MLS & Associations
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