WASHINGTON -- Realtor.com operator Move could theoretically deprive competitors of millions of listings by shutting down ListHub, the listing syndicator that it acquired in 2010 for $13 million. So why doesn't it? That's a question Greg Robertson, co-founder of W&R Studies, put to Move CEO Steven Berkowitz Wednesday in a room packed with multiple listing services executives. Given Trulia and Zillow's dependence on listings supplied by ListHub, "Why don't you just shut down ListHub?" Robertson asked Berkowitz at the National Association of Realtors' midyear conference in the District. By the time the sites recover from the blow, realtor.com would be "far ahead of the game," Robertson speculated. "Is it batshit crazy?" Robertson asked. "I don’t think there's anything i...
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