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Realtors justify Tempo 5 launch

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San Diego Realtors group explains changes in technology, security San Diego Association of Realtors President Lori Staehling, in a San Diego MLS Update this week, discussed the launch of a new system for Sandicor Multiple Listing Service, which is owned by five Realtor associations serving San Diego County. The Tempo 5 system, which replaces Tempo 3, "was created to meet the new technology demands of users and consumers," Staehling stated. At the same time, Sandicor launched SafeMLS, also known as the "key fob." Kris Berg, in a June 11 column published at Inman News, discussed her frustration with the Tempo 5 MLS system and security changes -- the column drew dozens of comments. "Although this upgrade presented some challenges, Sandicor is confident that Tempo 5 will provide yet again a valuable resource and data security to real estate professionals and consumers," Staehling wrote. "We realize there are growing pains to any new syste...