Trulia providing continuous listings updates

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In an effort to provide consumers with the most current information, Trulia is now updating the listing data it receives directly from multiple listing services (MLS) on a continuous basis, the company said today. In 2012, Trulia began updating its direct MLS-sourced data four times per day, after moving to once-a-day updates in late 2011. Now, Trulia checks in with the MLSs it gets direct feeds from every 10 minutes, and updates listings on its site accordingly. Large MLSs providing Trulia with direct feeds include the Houston Association of Realtors, Midwest Real Estate Data LLC (MRED), Boston area MLS Property Information Service Inc., Bay Area Real Estate Information Services Inc. in the San Francisco Bay Area, and Connecticut MLS. "Our new data processing framework is far more efficient and reliable, allowing us to update more feeds and more listings on a continuous basis throughout the day," said Alon Chaver, vice president of industry services at Trulia, in a statement....