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HomeSearch.com weeks away from relaunch with ‘huge inventory’ of MLS listings

Industry vet Russ Bergeron joins quest to outdo listing portals

With industry veteran Russ Bergeron aboard as vice president of licensing and compliance at Real Estate Digital, HomeSearch.com is weeks away from relaunch with "a huge inventory" of MLS listings. Russ Bergeron Bergeron, former president and CEO of Midwest Real Estate Data LLC, resigned from the MLS in June. His new gig comes with an ambitious goal: helping his new employer build a real estate marketplace to not only rival, but surpass the likes of Zillow, Trulia and realtor.com. As of yesterday, Bergeron is vice president of licensing and compliance at Real Estate Digital, a real estate data and technology firm recently acquired by mortgage servicer Nationstar Mortgage Holdings. Bergeron's hiring is part of an expansion of RED's licensing and compliance group that is designed to ensure reliable, accurate and secure handling of real estate data as the company experiences "exponential growth," he said. Nationstar runs an online auction platform, HomeSearch.com, that fea...

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