MLS-direct real estate tools gain traction

Listingbook connects agents, buyers and sellers

A North Carolina-based real estate technology company that offers online tools to home buyers, sellers and agents has plans to expand its business model to other real estate markets across the country.

ListingBook LLC has so far focused on real estate agents and consumers in North Carolina who are served by the Triad Multiple Listing Service. About 2,700 agents have active accounts through the system, and there are an estimated 25,000 prospective buyers and 5,000 sellers registered in the system at any point in time, said James H.