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]
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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]
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]
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]