SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MLSListings, Inc. (MLSListings) today announced the launch of a new global marketing and networking service connecting real estate professionals in 95+ countries across five continents through its PERKS program.
MLSListings has partnered with Proxio, creators of the industry's first and largest global network for real estate professionals, to give MLSListings' agents and brokers an opportunity to showcase, translate and market listings in 19 languages for local multicultural buyers and give them additional tools to easily find, connect and market to agents from other regions by interest, specialty, language or location.
"California's real estate market is very specialized and home to people from many cultures around the world," said Jim Harrison, president and CEO of MLSListings. "Connecting agents by common specialty helps facilitate transactions and enhances client service. No other MLS in Northern California is offering this service for agents and brokers, and we're very excited to make it available through our partnership with Proxio."
Using Proxio, MLSListings subscribers can easily set up a basic agent profile in just minutes to initiate high-quality referral networks across borders and across languages to increase global marketing exposure for their listings, which benefits both buyers and sellers of California real estate.
"MLSListings is providing a valuable service to the Bay Area's diverse homebuyers, to the sellers on the other side of the transaction, and to the agents that serve them," said Janet Case, CEO and co-founder of Proxio. "We are pleased to have been selected to deliver important services that contribute to a vibrant housing market in California."
For full product detail or ordering information, please visit MLSListings' PERKS program of business building services at http://portal.mlslistings.com/perks.
About MLSListings, Inc.
MLSListings, Inc. is a not-for-profit, California mutual benefit corporation formed in 2007 by a consortium of eight Northern California REALTOR® associations (Central Valley, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Silicon Valley, San Mateo, Monterey, Pajaro Valley, and San Benito associations of REALTORS®). Currently, MLSListings represents more than 18,000 MLS subscribers, in 6,000 firms, in an area covering 28,000 square miles representing more than $70 billion in annual real estate transactions. For more information, please visit www.mlslistings.com.
About Proxio, Inc.
Proxio provides property display technology and agent networking solutions in multiple languages to the global real estate industry. Professionals in 95+ countries across 5 continents have joined Proxio's Global Real Estate Network to Connect, Communicate and Sell™. Proxio's platform is licensed to real estate organizations and enterprises that wish to extend their marketing reach and enable agents to transact business across the globe in 19 languages. Located in Silicon Valley, Proxio's team is dedicated to creating borderless real estate markets and serving the needs of agents and their multicultural clients. For more information, visit www.proxio.com.
About PERKS Program
MLSListings, Inc. provides a suite of business-building products and services called PERKS, designed to improve agent/broker workflows that increase productivity and facilitate real estate transactions. These products and service range from web sites, software, advanced tools, wireless products, listing syndication, and document management products.
SOURCE MLSListings, Inc.