Leading real estate site increases quality and accuracy of data through industry-wide standards organization
Norfolk, Va. – (November 20, 2014) – Homes.com®, leading online real estate resource and top provider of real estate marketing solutions, has earned the Real Estate Transaction Standard (RETS) 1.7.2 Client Certification by the Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO). A nationally recognized real estate technology certification, RETS provides the real estate industry with the ability to effortlessly connect and communicate using the same computer language.
The RETS client certification not only increases the quality and the accuracy of listings on Homes.com, but allows the real estate industry to communicate more efficiently with Homes.com. As part of the RETS client certification process, Homes.com client servers were tested to receive data formatted according to RETS standards and passed all tests.
“Homes.com is thrilled to be among a select number of real estate technology providers to receive RETS client certification from RESO. The adoption of standardized processes throughout the industry is an important step in improving the overall accuracy of data for consumers and real estate professionals,” said Dave Mele, president of Homes.com. “By adopting the RESO standards, Homes.com is able to activate and process data more efficiently, ultimately benefiting the real estate industry as a whole.”
For more information on the RESO RETS Client Certification, visit http://www.reso.org/certification.
Homes.com is a leading provider of real estate marketing and media services, including brand advertising, property listing exposure and syndication, search engine marketing and instant response lead generation. Homes Connect by Homes.com offers the real estate industry’s first-ever, all-inclusive marketing platform for agents and brokers featuring single-login convenience, and the new Homes.com Social offers innovative tools and resources to help real estate professionals save time and simplify social media marketing. Over 12 million consumers visit Homes.com each month to search nearly 3 million properties for sale or rent, to locate real estate agents in their area, and to find useful home buying tips. For more information, visit Homes.com.