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MLS app vendor publicizes pricing

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Mobile technology provider Goomzee Corp. has shed some light on what it costs multiple listing services to license mobile apps by publishing a pricing schedule for its latest product, Mobile MLS Apps.Goomzee's tiered pricing structure ranges from 40 cents per user per month for MLSs with 50,000 or more members, up to $1.25 per user per month for MLSs with fewer than 5,000 users.The company is offering 25 percent discounts to MLSs that put down a $10,000 "sponsorship" deposit before the rollout of its Mobile MLS Apps, and a 50 percent discount to those willing to make a $25,000 initial deposit."I believe that if we're open and honest, it will help us get deals done," said Mike Sparr, CEO of Goomzee. Sparr hopes the transparency will help establish trust and streamline negotiations, he said. Sparr said it was important to give MLSs, who are now preparing next year's budgets, a heads up for the price of the new product, which integrates MLS search with tax data, neig...