Experts discuss sharing, openness in real estate marketing

Panel includes technologists, brokerage industry experts

NEW YORK — During a discussion of broker Internet strategies at a real estate conference Monday, Justin McCarthy of Google said the real estate industry appears to be shifting toward openness rather than exclusivity in the sharing of property information.

While brokers had historically discussed how to keep listings away from aggregator sites that sought to share more listings information with consumers, McCarthy said the discussion is now about “how do you get listings to all of these sites.”

“It’s nice to know …