Chicago, IL, July 27, 2015 – Information and Real Estate Services, LLC, (IRES Multiple Listing Service) is pleased to announce a new partnership with Realtors Property Resource® (RPR®) that will significantly broaden exposure for active listings within the state of Colorado. Using a set of sharing permissions called RPR View™, the agreement grants REALTORS® across the nation access to all active IRES listings. Members can expect the program to take effect sometime around August 1, 2015.
“The increased exposure of IRES active listings is in the best interest of REALTORS® throughout Colorado and our sellers,” said Keith Kanemoto, IRES chairman and past president of the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR). IRES CEO, Lauren Hansen added, “We are pleased to open up this option within RPR to benefit our brokers and their sellers. We hope to see more participation from other MLSs in Colorado and beyond.”
Through RPR View™, up to 1.1 million U.S. REALTORS® will have access to a much larger footprint of Colorado’s active listings, including sales data, valuations, assessments, deeds, foreclosures, school stats, and market trends, just to name a few.
“The RPR platform was created to provide increased access to property data for REALTORS®, brokers, associations and MLSs across the country,” said RPR® CEO Dale Ross. “It’s gratifying to see RPR partners like IRES share its data with REALTORS® on a national level.”
About Realtors Property Resource® (RPR®)
Realtors Property Resource, LLC® (RPR®), a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Association of REALTORS®, is an exclusive online real estate database created to support the core competence of its members. The parcel centric database, covering more than 160 million residential and commercial U.S. properties, provides REALTORS® with the analytical power to help clients make informed decisions while increasing efficiency in the marketplace.
Information and Real Estate Services, LLC (IRES) was formed in 1996 as the regional Multiple Listing Service (MLS) for Northern Colorado by five Boards and Associations of REALTORS® in Boulder, Fort Collins, Greeley, Longmont, and Loveland/Berthoud. In addition to these five Boards and Associations, IRES is the MLS provider for the Estes Park Board of REALTORS®, and Logan County Board of REALTORS®. Its office is centrally located in Loveland, Colorado.