""""Trulia"""":http://www.trulia.com/, an online marketplace for homebuyers, sellers, and real estate professionals, announced it is now an industry partner for the Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO), a nonprofit dedicated to standardizing real estate data in order to promote accuracy and consistency in the industry.[IMAGE] [COLUMN_BREAK]
In addition to the partnership, Trulia announced that its own VP of industry services, Alon Chaver, has joined RESO's board of directors, effective January 1.
""""We're excited to have Trulia as a RESO member, and to add Alon to our board as an additional voice from the industry,"""" said Rebecca Jensen, chair of RESO's board. """"RESO's mission is to standardize real estate data, so working with Trulia is a natural fit with our goal to make data accessible and interoperable for all. Adding Alon to the board will help us lay the groundwork for further cooperation between MLSs [multiple listing services], brokers and developers.""""
""""I'm very pleased to be joining the RESO board, and look forward to getting started,"""" Chaver said. """"By participating in the creation of data standards, Trulia will be able to leverage its position as a technology partner to the industry and provide unique insights and drive more value to our agent, broker and MLS partners.""""