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Realtor.com relaunches

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A redesigned Realtor.com officially launches today, with site operator Move Inc. touting a "new platform built with proprietary technology and a new property database" aimed at streamlining the process of finding properties and Realtors.The new design -- the first in nearly two years -- integrates Move's active listings, new construction, rentals, recently sold and off-market property databases, allowing users to access all from the search box on the Realtor.com home page. Although that content had previously been available on Realtor.com, the company has said it wanted to make it easier to find."Streamlining the search experience as we've done on the redesigned site brings these once disparate search items together and vastly improves the speed at which data is surfaced in a more organized fashion," Move Inc. CEO Steve Berkowitz said in a company announcement.Move, which recently updated the 1996 agreement with the National Association of Realtors governing the ope...