NEW YORK -- In a move that will make it easier for consumers to search for homes for sale, the Real Estate Board of New York has voted to implement Internet Data Exchange (IDX), a system employed in most U.S. markets that allows participating agents and brokerages to display properties represented by competitors on their websites. Previously, REBNY members could provide public access only to listings pooled by the organization's listing service, RLS, through virtual office websites, or VOWs, which require users to register. Implementation of IDX, expected sometime in the fourth quarter, will make it possible for the public to search pooled listings anonymously on participating agent and broker websites. David Walker, CEO of next-generation broker Suitey, said that many real estate...
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