Little Rock, ARKANSAS September 18,2013 – Cooperative Arkansas REALTORS® MLS (CARMLS) announced today that it has executed an agreement with Realtors Property Resource, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Association of REALTORS®, to license CARMLS’s MLS data to RPR’s national property database for integration to their REALTOR® members.
“CARMLS is dedicated to providing the highest value to our 3,000 members. From the beginning CARMLS goal has been to be a member driven Multiple Listing Service and provide every available tool to our membership. Our leadership conducted a diligent evaluation of RPR, and concurred that it offered a valuable resource for our REALTORS®. CARMLS is pleased to be a platform providing local and state information as always, and RPR will now provide an avenue for our members to search information nationwide”, CARMLS President Mike Dietz.
“RPR’s database and related features and products were created as a REALTOR® owned initiative designed to work in cooperation with MLSs and Associations across the country,” says RPR CEO, Dale Ross. ”The RPR application aggregates valuable parcel centric data sets on over 160 million properties in the U.S. including tax assessment, public records, foreclosure data, mortgages and liens, school districts, FEMA flood maps, as well as aerial and geo-point imagery. Through this partnership with CARMLS, RPR will be able to add benefit to their REALTOR® members by aggregating RPR’s data with the local active and off market property information provided by CARMLS. The result is an array of valuable features and reports for REALTORS® to use in assisting their clients and customers in making better-informed decisions when buying or selling property. RPR is very gratified by the support and leadership of CARMLS, and appreciates this acknowledgement of RPR’s benefit to their REALTOR® members.
Realtors Property Resource® (RPR®), a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Association of REALTORS®, is an exclusive online real estate database providing REALTORS® with the analytical power to help their clients make better informed decisions while increasing efficiency in the marketplace. For more information about RPR, visit: http://rprblog.wpengine.com.
Established in September 1989, the Cooperative Arkansas REALTORS® Multiple Listing Services, Inc. (CARMLS) is the largest regional MLS in Arkansas, currently providing products and services to over 3,000 REALTORS® in 18 Associations/Boards across the state. CARMLS is separately incorporated but wholly owned by the Little Rock REALTORS® Association, the North Pulaski Board of REALTORS® and the Benton-Bryant REALTORS® Association. For more information, go to: carmls.com