MLS & Associations

North Alabama MLS switching to Lender Processing Services’ Paragon platform

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Northern Alabama Realtors are in for some big changes. Just as Huntsville-based North Alabama Multiple Listing Service has decided to send major listing portals Trulia, Zillow and direct listing feeds, the MLS has inked another deal with Lender Processing Services to make Paragon its new MLS system. North Alabama MLS represents more than 2,500 members belonging to seven Realtor associations. The MLS is the latest to choose LPS' Paragon platform, which now serves more than 200 MLSs and 190,000 real estate professionals. Earlier this month, the Memphis Area Association of Realtors made a similar move, and in August, LPS signed its second-biggest MLS customer yet, San Diego-based Sandicor. In a survey released earlier this year by real estate consulting firm Clareity Consulting, LPS' Paragon 5 and Paragon XL systems got the highest marks in overall end-user satisfaction among the 13 MLS platforms evaluated. Huntsville-based Solid Earth's LIST-IT, North Alabama MLS's curr...