RETS
Development Resources
RETS Development Resources
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Informational resources
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Developer resources
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Consultants
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RETS Service Providers & Service
Consumers
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Bibliography
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Topic
Objectives
RETS Development Resources
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Provide an overview of available RETS
resources
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Provide a guide for further investigation
Considerable RETS resources exist
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RETS
Informational Resources
RETS Development Resources
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RETS workgroup - www.rets.org
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Management information
Event descriptions
Marketing information
Technical documents
Developer resources
Workgroup lists
Workgroup discussion archives – on list signup
pages
– Links to Vendors, Consultants and MLS's
Lively discussions on the RETS-DEV list
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RETS
Developer Resources - 1
RETS Development Resources
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CRT RETS projects
– www.crt.realtors.org/projects/rets
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Falcon Technologies – RETS Toolkit
– www.falcontechnologies.com
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MRIS – Conduit
– www.mris.com/rets/products/conduit
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Open RETS Client
– home.earthlink.net/~restagner/orc/open_rets_client.html
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RETS
Developer Resources - 2
RETS Development Resources
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Resources for RETS Developers
– www.rets.org/resources/index.html
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RETS Sandbox
– eavantia.com/sandbox
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RETS Transaction Project
– sourceforge.net/projects/rets
– rets.sourceforge.net/
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RETS
Consultants - 1
RETS Development Resources
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Avantia
– www.eavantia.com
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Corvelle Management Consultants
– www.corvelle.com
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Falcon Technologies
– www.falcontechnologies.com
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RETS
Consultants - 2
RETS Development Resources
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Focus Forward Consulting
– www.kevinmcqueen.com
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Office Products Technology
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www.optc.com
minimal RETS client in Visual C++ using MFC
http://pm8500.optc.com/minimalretsclient.zip
All it does is login, but that should get you started
Templates for Business
– www.t4bi.com
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RETS Service Providers
and Service Consumers
RETS Development Resources
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First source for information about your
system
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Will have specific details on resources for
your system
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RETS-Compliant Products
– www.rets.org/compliance/compliantservers.html
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Who is offering RETS capable software?
– www.rets.org/links
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RETS Service Providers
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RETS Development Resources
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Center for Real Estate Technology
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Denver MetroList
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www.fnismls.com
Interealty - MLXchange
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www.fbsdata.com
FNIS – Paragon, RE/Xplorer®
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www.metrolist.com
FBS Datasystems – FlexMLS
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www.crt.realtors.org/projects/rets
www.interealty.com
Marketlinx - TEMPO Internet MLS
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www.marketlinx.com
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RETS Service Providers
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RETS Development Resources
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MRIS – Matrix, Keystone
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Offutt Systems - InnoVia
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www.getoffutt.com
Rappatoni – Rappatoni MLS
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www.mris.com
www.rapattoni.com
Systems Engineering – Revolution
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www.seisystems.com
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Topic
Summary
RETS Development Resources
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Numerous RETS resources are available:
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Web sites
Code libraries
Consultants
Software vendors
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RETS
Bibliography - 1
RETS Development Resources
 Center for Realtor Technology
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CRT Newsletter – Winter 2004
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realtytimes.com/rtapages/20031014_fnis.htm
FNIS Real Estate Division's MLS Systems Receives Open
Standards RETS 1.5 Certification
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www.realtor.org/CRTWeb.nsf/files/CRT%20IT%20newsletter%20
Q1%202004.pdf/$FILE/CRT%20IT%20newsletter%20Q1%2020
04.pdf
FNIS Pins Integration Hopes On Upgraded Standards, New
Technologies, by Blanche Evans
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www.crt.realtors.org
www.rismedia.com/index.php/article/articleview/5556/1/1/
Logging into a RETS Server, by Ron Goff
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www.phpbuilder.com/columns/goff20040618.php3
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RETS
Bibliography - 2
RETS Development Resources
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New Data Standards Will Dramatically Change Real
Estate, Washington, DC, May 22, 1999.
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Real Estate Transaction Specification FAQ RETS Version
1.0, November 13, 1999
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www.callclareity.com/2003-rets.html
RETS Resource Center for Rapattoni MLS
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www.rmls-mn.com/systeminfo/rets.html
RETS: NAR's Unfunded Mandate, November 3, 2003
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xml.coverpages.org/rets19990524.html
www.rapattoni.com/supp/mls/rets/
What you need to know about RETS
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www.realtor.org/markcom.nsf/files/RETS_Color.pdf/$FILE/RET
S_Color.pdf
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Standards
Bibliography
RETS Development Resources
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The Value of Standards: A Delphi Study
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The Value of Standards in Web Design
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www.delphigroup.com/research/whitepapers/20030728standards.pdf
Steven Champeon, CTO, Hesketh.com/inc. February 13, 2002
digitalenterprise.org/seminar/champeon.html
What value are standards to my business?
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www.bsi-global.com
All+About+Standards/What+are+Standards/Value.xalter
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Picking the
Winners
RETS Development Resources
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