Archive for November 20th, 2012

In recent years, real estate websites such as Zillow and Trulia have become increasingly popular.  These sites offer online listing services that exist outside of MLS.  According to research conducted by the WAV Group, an independent real estate industry research analyst, however, the information contained on these sites is considerably less accurate than the information posted on the websites of licensed real estate brokers.  The study cites the lack of access to MLS data as a primary reason for the discrepancy.  Most local real estate brokers have access to MLS data, giving them a distinct advantage over sites that simply aggregate their data from re-posted real estate information.

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