TRULIA ACHIEVES 100% PARTICIPATION IN DATA QUALITY ASSURANCE SYSTEM BY BAY AREA MLS ORGANIZATIONS
Trulia and East Bay Regional Data Inc. Partner to Enhance Listing Data Quality
SAN FRANCISCO, September 26, 2012 – Trulia, a leading online marketplace for homebuyers, sellers, renters and real estate professionals, today announced a partnership with East Bay Regional Data Inc (EBRDI) to enhance listing data quality. EBRDI will participate in Trulia Direct Reference (TDR), a quality assurance program by which MLS’s help Trulia uncover and correct data inaccuracies.
The new partnership gives Trulia 100% participation in the Trulia Direct Reference program by all five Bay Area Multiple Listing Service organizations.
“EBRDI’s partnership with Trulia further bolsters our commitment to serve as a leader providing top notch resources and real estate data to our community of users and subscribers in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties,” said Rosemary Scardina, CEO of EBRDI. “TDR will ensure that our listings are accurately displayed and provide the highest quality exposure and experience for our members.”
“EBRDI’s partnership represents a significant achievement for data accuracy in the Bay Area,” said Matt Dollinger, Head of Industry Relations at Trulia. “With all five Bay Area MLSs verifying data using the Trulia Direct Reference program, Bay Area homebuyers, sellers and renters will have access to high quality property information to help them complete their home search.
As part of the partnership, EBRDI will provide current and ongoing property listings to Trulia, which will be compared against other data sources and matched for accuracy.
East Bay Regional Data Inc. (EBRDI) is the region's largest MLS cooperative working to provide its subscribers the very best in MLS service.
EBRDI has been a leader in bringing greater resources and real estate data to its participants and subscribers. In addition to providing complete access to listings in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, participants and subscribers also have access to listings in 22 counties in Northern California.
EBRDI is comprised of five shareholder partners: Alameda Association of REALTORS, Berkeley Association of REALTORS, Delta Association of REALTORS, Oakland Association of Realtors and West Contra Costa Association of REALTORS.
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