Zillow Responds to Real Estate Startup’s Antitrust Suit

REX’s lawsuit from Zillow alleges that separating MLS listings from other listings presents the MLS listings an unfair benefit. Zillow states MLS guidelines leave it no option.

NEW YORK – In April 30 court filings, Zillow stated an antitrust lawsuit it faces above how it displays serious estate listings could debilitate its system.

REX, a serious estate startup, requested a federal court docket to compel Zillow and its subsidiary, Trulia, to quit separating households for sale into all those outlined by National Association of Realtors® (NAR) members and these detailed by many others. The NAR listings appear from neighborhood Multiple Listing Providers (MLSs).

In January, Zillow altered how it shows listings right after it received obtain to the MLS Online Facts Exchange (IDX) feeds, which it utilizes beneath policies recognized by NAR. Those people principles avoid websites that use its information feeds from merging NAR listings with people made available

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