MarketLinx® and Arizona Regional MLS Extend Term of Agreement
October 6, 2004, KNOXVILLE, Tenn.
MarketLinx Solutions™, a member of The First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF) family of companies and the leading provider of browser-based multiple listing service (MLS) systems to the residential real estate industry, today announced a 4-year contract extension agreement with Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service (ARMLS). MarketLinx has provided its TEMPO™ MLS technology to ARMLS’ 25,500 Realtors® in the
“Throughout our relationship with MarketLinx, its management has demonstrated a strong commitment to providing a state-of-the-art product in their TEMPO system,” said Nick Petra, president of ARMLS. “With TEMPO’s flexibility and reliability, it remains an attractive product to the ARMLS subscribers. We are confident that its functionality will continue to evolve, serving our needs well into the future.”
The Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service (ARMLS), incorporated 1982, was one of the first regional multiple listing companies in the
MarketLinx began operating as a privately held company in 1996 and was acquired by The First American Corporation in September 2003. Headquartered in
About First American
The First American Corporation is a Fortune 500 company that traces its history to 1889. As the nation’s largest data provider, the company supplies businesses and consumers with information resources in connection with the major economic events of people’s lives, such as getting a job; renting an apartment; buying a car, house, boat or airplane; securing a mortgage; opening or buying a business; and planning for retirement. The First American Family of Companies, many of which command leading market share positions in their respective industries, operate within six primary business segments, including: Title Insurance and Services, Specialty Insurance, Mortgage Information, Property Information, Credit Information and Screening Information. With revenues of $6.21 billion in 2003, First American has 29,000 employees in approximately 1,800 offices throughout the