MRED Delivering MLS Services to REAL Trends Top Real Estate Brokerages

MRED Firms Dominated the List of the Nation's Most Productive Brokers

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| Source: MRED Midwest Real Estate Data LLC

LISLE, Ill., June 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- REAL Trends Inc., recently released its annual REAL Trends 500, a list of the 500 largest and most productive real estate brokerages in the United States. Several of Midwest Real Estate Data's (MRED) member companies were cited as being among those with the highest sales dollar volumes and numbers of transactions in the country.

"MRED takes great pride in the success of all of its brokers," said MRED CEO Russ Bergeron. "The real estate brokerages making the REAL Trends list are the cream of the crop in residential real estate.  On behalf of MRED, I heartily congratulate all of them and salute all of the fine companies from MRED who have distinguished themselves in such a turbulent and busy real estate market. It is an honor being able to support them every day."

MRED customers making the REAL Trends 500 include:

Coldwell Banker Residential (as part of NRT LLC)
Baird & Warner
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Coldwell Banker Honig Bell
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Prudential Rubloff
Century 21 Affiliated (now Century 21 Affiliated Pro-Team)
McColly Real Estate
RE/MAX Suburban
C21 Pro-Team (now Century 21 Affiliated Pro-Team)
Jameson Sotheby's International Realty
RE/MAX Synergy
RE/MAX of Naperville
Dickerson & Nieman Realtors
Keefe Real Estate
RE/MAX 10
RE/MAX Professionals Select
RE/MAX Unlimited Northwest
RE/MAX Showcase

MRED and the Chicagoland brokerage community have formed a great partnership where the brokers take a keen interest in MRED and how MRED can work best for them. The top two MRED companies on the list, Coldwell Banker Residential and Baird & Warner, each have booths at MRED's upcoming real estate tech expo, MREDpalooza, on June 18th.  These two firms, along with Century 21 Affiliate Pro-Team, all have representatives serving on the MRED Board of Managers.

MRED has a hybrid ownership structure made up of Realtor® associations as well as brokerage firms. Of the MRED customers making the REAL Trends 500 list, the following are also MRED shareholders:

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Baird & Warner
Century 21 Affiliated Pro-Team
Coldwell Banker Honig-Bell
Coldwell Banker Residential
Jameson Sotheby's International Realty
McColly Real Estate    
Prudential Rubloff
RE/MAX Showcase
RE/MAX Suburban
RE/MAX Unlimited Northwest

"Next year we hope to see even more of our customers on the REAL Trends list," added Bergeron. "We will do our best to assist them in any way we can."

About MRED

Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) is the real estate data aggregator and distributor providing the Chicagoland multiple listing service (MLS) to nearly 40,000 brokers and appraisers and 8,000 offices.  MRED serves Chicago and the surrounding "collar" counties and provides property information encompassing northern Illinois, southern Wisconsin and northwest Indiana.  MRED delivers over twenty products and services to its customers, complementing connectMLS™, the top-rated MLS system in the country per the latest WAV Group MLS Technology Survey.  For more information please visit MREDLLC.com.

About MREDpalooza

MREDpalooza
is the largest free real estate tech expo in the country.  Taking place Tuesday, June 18, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois, MREDpalooza will be a great opportunity for MRED's customers to learn, at no cost,  about a myriad of real estate products and services to enhance their businesses.

MRED is planning for several thousand attendees and scores of vendors, many of whom have already committed to attending.  Training sessions and demos will be offered throughout the day, providing more in-depth understanding of many of the products and services.  Those wishing to attend or exhibit at MREDpalooza are asked to visit MREDpalooza.com for free registration and sponsorship information.

Jeff Lasky
MRED Director of Communications and Training
630-799-1470	
jeff.lasky@mredllc.com