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California MLSs will pull listing data from each other's systems

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MLSListings and CRMLS Partnership a Reality Update on 12/4/15: A data share between California Regional MLS and MLSListings Inc. -- two of the Golden State's largest MLSs -- will go live on Dec. 7. The two MLSs are pooling about a third of the state's listings for their combined nearly 100,000 agent and broker members. "Our goal is to create a broker-centric, business-advantage environment. Data share does that with listings exposure and barrier-free data," said Harrison said in a statement. "We are pleased to bring southern California opportunities to Silicon Valley and the greater Bay Area." Combined, CRMLS and MLSListings currently have 48,839 active listings. That's about a third of an estimated 145,000 residential listing across the state, MLSListings said, citing an estimate from the California Association of Realtors. Both MLSs also share data to varying degrees with their immediate neighbors, giving their members access to many additional listings. CRMLS launche...