Edgeio moves into real estate

Listings service buys real estate Web site company

Edgeio, a search service for online classifieds and other listings, has acquired the assets of Adaptive Real Estate Services, a real estate Web site provider that serves about 1.5 million property listings through the IDX (Internet data exchange) protocol used by multiple listing service organizations.

The acquisition will make it possible for real estate brokers to easily opt-in their property listings to an edgeio index, said Robert Meyer, who founded Adaptive Real Estate Services, known as ARES.

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