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NYC brokers find listing partner in Zillow’s biggest competitor: realtor.com

Move Inc. announced that realtor.com would be the first national portal to receive a direct syndicated feed from REBNY

Zillow rejected the Real Estate Board of New York's (REBNY) recently launched single, centralized syndication feed, the Residential Listing Service (RLS). But REBNY has found a partner in Zillow's biggest competitor -- realtor.com. Today, realtor.com operator Move Inc. announced that it would be the first national portal to receive a direct syndicated feed from REBNY, which includes the residential for-sale and rental listings from more than 600 leading New York City residential brokerage firms. The news comes after a power struggle over real estate listings in the Big Apple came to a head last week when at least seven big New York City brokers cut off their listings to StreetEasy and Zillow Group websites, making good on their threat to do so if Zillow Group did not agree to certain licensing terms. "Since we entered the New York market nearly three years ago, we have been fortunate to work with the New York City real estate community to display the majority of the local li...