SEATTLE and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Retsly, a software company that collects and standardizes real estate data from multiple listing services (MLSs) and more than 3,000 counties, today announced that several new MLSs have made their data available through its Application Programming Interface (API), including the Miami Association of REALTORS®, one of the largest MLSs in the country.
Retsly partners with MLSs to make their data available in a standardized format and provides tools enabling MLSs to grant access to software developers so they can create new products and services for real estate professionals. The new products and services are instantly available to every MLS which participates with Retsly. Retsly makes it easier for developers to build new apps while enabling MLSs to maintain full control over their data at all times.
"As more MLSs make their data available through Retsly, the more potential there is for innovations that empower real estate professionals to be more effective across all areas of their businesses – ultimately leading to happier buyers, sellers, renters and agents," said Errol Samuelson, Zillow Group chief industry development officer. "Through our outreach to the developer community, we've seen some incredible products be created for agents and brokers. With more data and better tools available to developers, the more quickly our industry will move forward."
"The Retsly solution will make it easier for software providers to work with our MLS and provide our members with access to innovative new products that make their jobs easier," said Teresa King Kinney, Miami Association of REALTORS® chief executive officer. "At the same time, Retsly gives us the tools to manage access to our data and keep it secure."
More than ten MLSs now make their data available through Retsly, including recently added MLSs: the Ocean County Board of REALTORS® in New Jersey, the Oakville, Ontario MLS, and the Alaska Multiple Listing Service.
For more information or to make data available through Retsly's API, please contact [email protected].
Retsly® collects and standardizes real estate data from multiple listing services and county records data from more than 3,000 counties so developers can build data-driven products for the real estate industry. Retsly also provides MLSs with the tools to manage software applications in their market and ensure their content is being used appropriately. Retsly is based in Vancouver, BC and is owned and operated by Zillow Group (NASDAQ: Z and ZG).
Retsly is a registered trademark of Zillow, Inc.
Zillow Group (NASDAQ:Z and ZG) houses a portfolio of the largest real estate and home-related brands on the Web and mobile. The company's brands focus on all stages of the home lifecycle: renting, buying, selling, financing and home improvement. Zillow Group is committed to empowering consumers with unparalleled data, inspiration and knowledge around homes, and connecting them with the right local professionals to help. The Zillow Group portfolio of consumer brands includes real estate and rental marketplaces Zillow®, Trulia®, StreetEasy® and HotPads®. In addition, Zillow Group works with tens of thousands of real estate agents, lenders and rental professionals, helping maximize business opportunities and connect to millions of consumers. The company operates a number of business brands for real estate, rental and mortgage professionals, including Mortech®, Diverse Solutions®, dotloop®, Naked Apartments® and Retsly®. The company is headquartered in Seattle.
Zillow, Mortech, Diverse Solutions, StreetEasy, Retsly and HotPads are registered trademarks of Zillow, Inc. Trulia is a registered mark of Trulia, LLC, dotloop is a registered trademark of dotloop, LLC. Naked Apartments® is a registered trademark of Naked Apartments, Inc.
REALTORS® is a registered trademark of the National Associations of REALTORS.
SOURCE Zillow Group