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All are invited to today’s online meeting of AgentMatch advisory board

GoToMeeting session starts at 1 p.m. Pacific, 4 p.m. Eastern

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Realtor.com says all interested parties are welcome to sign on as its AgentMatch advisory board meets for the first time today in an online session to provide feedback on the portal's agent-rating platform, which ranks agents based on multiple listing service stats, client recommendations, and other info by city, ZIP code or neighborhood. The platform, introduced at the National Association of Realtors' annual meeting in early November and currently in pilot form in Las Vegas and Boulder, Colo., has received a chilly welcome from some real estate professionals. Many have expressed concerns that agent rankings based on MLS stats are inaccurate, and that they should not be displayed on realtor.com, the NAR-sanctioned search portal. Realtor.com has created a 16-member advisory board to provide feedback that will be used to help steer future development of AgentMatch. The AgentMatch advisory board holds its first meeting at 4 p.m. Eastern/1 p.m. Pacific today. All interested part...