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Austin Realtors sign up for Matrix

CoreLogic: 25 MLSs now using platform acquired in 2011 Tarasoft deal

The Austin Board of Realtors (ABoR) has signed a multiyear agreement to offer CoreLogic Inc.'s Matrix MLS platform to its 9,000 members alongside of ABoR's current Fusion/MLXchange MLS system, also from CoreLogic."Matrix provides the speed and mobile accessibility that many of our members are looking for," said ABoR CEO Matt Maire in a statement. "By offering Matrix alongside our existing MLS system, we can expand our menu of services and empower our members to differentiate themselves in a competitive market." ABoR is the ninth new MLS to sign up for Matrix since CoreLogic acquired the platform's Canadian-based developer, Tarasoft Corp., in September 2011 for $30.3 million. In January, Michigan's largest MLS, Realcomp II Ltd., signed a multiyear agreement to use Matrix.A total of 25 MLSs representing approximately 200,000 real estate professionals are now under contract to use Matrix, CoreLogic said, and the company's suite of MLS products and services are ...