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First American, Houston Realtors enhance software

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First American Residential Group has formed a partnership with the Houston Association of Realtors and has acquired HAR'sDatabase Integrity system, software that increases listing accuracy for MLSs and their members. The Database Integrity system is a software program that monitors the accuracy of real estate information and enforces compliance with MLS rules and regulations, First American said Thursday. Developed by HAR, the system is currently implemented throughout the association's user base and will now be offered to the MLS industry by First American. MLS systems contain core listing data for real estate transactions and are crucial for real estate professionals and consumers looking to buy or sell property. The DBI system monitors the integrity of the data provided, ensuring that the information is complete, accurate and up-to-date. This helps protect the MLS from potential liability and improves the overall interaction between real estate professionals and consumers, Fi...