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New MLS system knows its ‘Place’

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The phrase, "Your place or mine?" may take on a new significance with the introduction of MyPlaceConnection, a new multiple listing system platform. Created by industry veteran David Keillor, the technology features special spaces, or "places," where agents and their clients can collaborate on the Web, along with two other features not found in other MLS systems, Keillor said. Keillor's company, Rochester, Minn.-based Technology Concepts, has been offering its automated MLS system since 1995. Currently, about 30 Realtor boards and associations across the country use the company's original offering, Ultrex. MyPlaceConnection is a new system replacing Ultrex that will be rolled out beginning in January 2006. The formal unveiling will be at the National Association of Realtors convention in San Francisco in late October. "This product creates a Web space where each participant has their own place," said Keillor, the company's president. "The customer would be doing things that are common...