Zillow to get listings from MLS in California’s wine country

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Zillow will get a direct listing feed from Bay Area Real Estate Information Services Inc. (BAREIS), a Santa Rosa, Calif.-based multiple listing service (MLS), in exchange for enhanced member broker and agent branding on the portal and other perks. The 7,500-member BAREIS joins the Houston Association of Realtors (HAR); Connecticut Multiple Listing Service (CTMLS); Shrewsbury, Mass.-based MLS Property Information Network Inc. (MLSPIN); Corpus Christi Association of Realtors (CCAR), which joined in March; and others as members of the Zillow Partnership Platform, which the portal introduced last year. "It makes perfect sense that we would work with Zillow to make sure the listings of our sellers, agents and brokers are as up to date and accurate as we can possibly make them,” said BAREIS CEO Jim Branscombe, in a statement. BAREIS serves five counties north of San Francisco -- Marin, Mendocino, Napa, Solano and Sonoma -- in a largely agricultural area known for its vineyards. Z...