December 2015 industry partnerships and developments

See who's partnering with whom to help agents and consumers with the homebuying and selling process

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Who joined forces in the real estate industry in December to help agents up their game, and who's rolling out new products? Here's our rundown, in chronological order. December 1 Long & Foster Real Estate announced that it has opened an annex office in Avalon, New Jersey. Select Group Real Estate Services has merged with two Vindler & Associates offices in El Dorado Hills and Placerville, California; the operations will continue under Century 21 Select Real Estate. December 2 ValuAmerica, a national title agency and appraisal management company, has integrated its ValuNet platform with Black Knight's LoanSphere Closing Insight application. December 3 Engel & Völkers Madeira Beach opened its doors at the previous Vicinity Realty; it's owned and operated by Michael Wyckoff, managing broker, and Cherie Pattishall, license partner and broker. CRS Data has partnered with Intermountain MLS to provide property tax data services across Idaho and Oregon. Decem...