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ListHub restricting use of listings for agent tools

Trulia mobile apps for agents will lack data from Move Inc. syndicator

Listing syndicator ListHub has instituted a policy of restricting the use of listings in agent tools including mobile apps designed for real estate agents, a policy it is implementing as it signs new syndication agreements with Trulia and other third-party listing portals.Beginning next month, Trulia's agent iPhone and Android apps will no longer be allowed to display ListHub-sourced listings. The change is required under the terms of a new syndication agreement between Trulia and ListHub's parent company, Move Inc., announced by the companies in July. ListHub-sourced listings will still show up on Trulia's consumer mobile apps, said Matt Dollinger, head of industry relations at Trulia.The changes are part of new policies ListHub has been implementing over the last couple of years, said Luke Glass, ListHub's general manager. All new syndication agreements between ListHub and listings portals will have them, he said. Glass would not comment on whether Zillow's current long-term syndica...