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  • dataThe Real Estate Board of New York will adopt a widely used web marketing tool that makes it easier for consumers to search listings from multiple brokers on a single brokerage’s website.

    Following the integration of the Internet Data Exchange, or IDX, potential renters and buyers will no longer have to go through a registration process to access listings provided through REBNY’s RLS data platform, the trade group said Thursday. [more]

  • From left: Nestio landing page, broker dashboard interface and Caren Maio

    From left: Nestio landing page, broker dashboard interface and Caren Maio

    The Real Estate Board of New York has agreed to plug another third-party data system into the association’s existing platform, known as RLS. The program, marketed by Nestio, was designed with an option to notify members of exclusive listings available to be co-brokered. [more]

  • StreetEasy redesign rankles users

    October 04, 2013 10:41AM

    From left: the old StreetEasy vs. the new design

    It was a rough couple of months for New York City brokers who rely on technology — and, really, isn’t that nearly all of them? Not only did the Real Estate Board of New York roll out its new, long-awaited listings transmission system (which some had doubts about) and Apple unveil its much-maligned new operating system, but StreetEasy debuted a website redesign that has rankled brokers and inflamed some consumers. [more]

  • New REBNY listing system launched today

    September 18, 2013 05:56PM

    After months of false starts, the Real Estate Board of New York’s highly anticipated new listings system – widely called the RLS — launched today, a spokesperson for REBNY told The Real Deal exclusively. [more]

  • From left: Steven Goldschmidt, co-chair of RLS and technology committee at REBNY, Eric Gordon of RealPlus

    From left: REBNY’s Steven Goldschmidt, RealPlus’ Eric Gordon

    The Real Estate Board of New York’s hotly anticipated revamped listings system – widely called the RLS – will launch on Aug. 1, seven months after its original projected debut, trade group officials told The Real Deal.

    The reason for the delay was a difficulty coordinating the five vendors whose technology interfaces with the system, according to Steven Goldschmidt, a broker with Warburg Realty who heads up REBNY’s technology committee, and Freddy Sarabia, the group’s RLS director. The group reasoned that in a real estate market with little inventory and fast-paced transactions, the risk of problems was too high to move over to the rejiggered system in a rush, they said. [more]

  • The new RLS at long last

    January 24, 2013 10:30AM

    REBNY chairman Rob Speyer

    From the January issue: After several years of anticipation, the Real Estate Board of New York, the largest real estate trade group in the city, is finally gearing up to launch its new listings system. The rejiggered REBNY Listing System — widely known as the RLS — is currently in a beta-testing period and is set to launch to the full residential brokerage community later this month. The move, REBNY officials insist, will bring the portal, which many brokers have criticized as slow and inaccurate in the past, into the 21st century. [more] 

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