Trulia Achieves 100% Participation In Data Quality Assurance System By Bay Area MLS Organizations

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, the Bay Area’s largest Multiple Listing Service (MLS), 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.

About EBRDI

East Bay Regional Data Inc. (EBRDI) is the regions 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.

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