MLS & Associations

2 Tennessee Realtor associations roll out Point2 MLS public-facing sites

Revenue for advertising on the sites will be split equally between the associations and Point2

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Two Tennessee Realtor associations are the latest to take real estate marketing software firm Point2 up on its offer of free, public-facing multiple listing service websites. The two trade groups are at opposite ends of the Volunteer State: the Great Smoky Mountains Association of Realtors, which services more than 700 Realtors and ancillary service providers in east Tennessee, and the Reelfoot Regional Association of Realtors, which has about 60 members in the northwest corner of the state. Last year, Realtor associations in San Francisco and El Paso, Texas, rolled out their own, Point2-powered sites. And in about 60 days, the San Diego Association of Realtors will do the same "with some new twists," Saul Klein, industry principal at Point2, told Inman News. "Associations and MLSs across the country are beginning to see the value of consumer listing portals as another way to serve their members and the public," Klein said in a statement. Point2 announced its "white lab...