Gig Harbor, WA (May 5, 2010) – The Central Texas Commercial Association of Realtors® (CTCAR) has launched its commercial information exchange (CIE) www.ctcarx.com powered by ePropertyData, the leader in commercial information exchange technology. With the new CIE, members of CTCAR automatically gain additional marketing of their properties on CommercialSource.com, the national commercial real estate listing platform and marketplace operated by ePropertyData on behalf of NAR.
“ePropertyData’s in-depth knowledge of the industry coupled with its NAR ownership is invaluable. Our experience has been positive in that ePropertyData has provided an unmatchable level of support with custom tools to address the unique needs of our membership,” said CIE Chair Cathy Coneway, Stanberry Commercial.
CTCAR’s 400 plus members now have an active commercial information system that is simple to use in gathering, manipulating and disseminating commercial real estate information according to their specific needs. Since the April 1 launch of CTCAR’s CIE, over 1,500 active commercial listings have been added to the system.
“Clients who proactively choose to develop and introduce commercial information exchanges using ePropertyData’s technology continue to report increases in new members, member retention and member satisfaction,” said Connie Capone, CEO of ePropertyData.
ePropertyData, owned by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), is the leader in Commercial MLS and Information Exchange (CIE) technology. ePropertyData is NARs official operator of www.CommercialSource.com. Launched in May of 2008, CommercialSource.com continues to grow at a fast pace with data from 94 content providers that are aggregated to provide national exposure to those listings at no cost to real estate licensees. ePropertyData clients include the Commercial Brokers Association based in Seattle www.commercialmls.com, the Houston Association of Realtors, www.commgate.com, the Dayton Area Board of REALTORS®, the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Association of Realtors and CARETS (California Real Estate Technology Services, Inc.) and others.
About Central Texas Commercial Association of Realtors®
The Central Texas Commercial Association of Realtors® (CTCAR) represents over 400 REALTOR® and affiliate members in a 26 county area of Central Texas. CTCAR offers its members professionalism and profitability through education programs, exposure to industry leaders, networking opportunities and tools like its commercial information exchange to enhance member effectiveness. CTCAR protects and promotes its members interests in public policy issues and recognition of their professional, personal and civic achievements.
About the National Association of REALTORS® and CommercialSource.com
More than 80,000 NAR members are engaged in commercial real estate services; 70,000 are engaged full-time in commercial practice. Information about NAR’s commercial division, the REALTORS® Commercial Alliance, is available at http://www.realtor.org/commercial/index. The National Association of REALTORS®, “The Voice for Real Estate,” is America’s largest trade association, representing more than 1.3 million members involved in all aspects of residential and commercial real estate. Commercial Source.com is owned by the National Association of REALTORS® and powered by eProperty-Data, a company that NAR acquired in 2008. CommercialSource.com has been created to serve as a comprehensive website for all things pertaining commercial real estate. The main feature of the site is the commercial real estate marketplace, where commercial property listings are aggregated from local MLSs, CIE’s and licensed practitioners from all over the country.