MLS & Associations

RPR signs data licensing deals with Austin Realtors, Maponics

National property database beefs up local-level information

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Realtors Property Resource has signed two new licensing deals to bolster the information available in its national property database. A National Association of Realtors subsidiary, RPR collects national, regional and local data that allows NAR's 1 million members to access property and market trend information for more than 160 million U.S. properties. In markets where RPR has partnered with multiple listing services, users also have access to active and sold listing data through RPR that can be used to generate reports and property valuations for clients. The latest association to agree to feed its listing data to RPR is the Austin Board of Realtors, which owns and operates its own MLS, the Austin/Central Texas Realty Information Service (ACTRIS). ABoR has more than 9,000 members. “This partnership underscores the Austin Board of Realtors’ commitment to providing the latest tools and technological resources to our members,” said Lisa Messana, 2014 chair of ABoR’s AC...