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RealSeekr marries social to search

New site combines brokers' property listings with community

RealSeekr.com, a real estate search and networking site created by a Florida real estate broker, launched with about 1.6 million property listings and there are plans to reach 2.5 million listings by the end of July. The site currently has relationships with brokers in about 20 states to supply property information. Since the site went live in mid-May, property feeds for an estimated 170,000 more listings have been secured for addition to the site, company officials reported. Like Roost.com, another real estate search site, RealSeekr is building up its searchable inventory of active property listings by partnering with brokers in other states. Those brokers supply data feeds to the site from multiple listing services across the country through broker data-sharing agreements. The RE/MAX Web site, remax.com, offers another example of a collection of Internet Data Exchange (IDX) feeds from multiple MLSs that power a national property search. While there are many real estate-fo...