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CoreLogic in talks with 50 MLSs to obtain listings

CoreLogic, RPR vying to sell analytics to lenders

More than 50 multiple listing services are in negotiations to license their active and sold listings data to CoreLogic Inc., a provider of data and analytics to the mortgage lending industry, in exchange for a share of revenue, the company said this week. CoreLogic says its MarketLinx subsidiary is the leading provider of MLS solutions and services, and that MLSs that sign exclusive agreements to provide listings data will also receive CoreLogic MarketLinx Data Co-op solution, a data-sharing tool that allows MLSs to access listings from around the country. CoreLogic's offer to share revenue with MLSs that join its "Partner InfoNet" follows on the heels of the National Association of Realtors' move last fall to create a national property database through a subsidiary, Realtors Property Resource LLC (RPR).Like CoreLogic, RPR plans to generate revenue by providing analytics to lenders that are more current than services that rely solely on public property records.Although RPR is...