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Rapattoni Goes Live with RESO Data Dictionary 1.5 Platinum for High Desert Association

SIMI VALLEY, Calif., May 11, 2017 – Rapattoni Corporation (Rapattoni) announced today that the High Desert Association of REALTORS® (HDAOR) in Hesperia, California, is among the first two MLSs in the nation to achieve official Real Estate Standards Organization’s (RESO) Data Dictionary v1.5 Platinum certification. HDAOR currently serves approximately 2,200 members and has been a Rapattoni MLS customer since 2001.

Rapattoni is one of only two MLS software platforms in the country to have implemented the 1.5 Platinum Version of the RESO Data Dictionary certification. The RESO Data Dictionary is known as the real estate industry’s “Rosetta Stone” as it standardizes real estate data so that it translates easily between MLSs, brokerages and software companies, allowing them to access data from different MLS systems in a standard format without having to create a unique mapping for each MLS.

Brian Tepfer, Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer at Rapattoni, said, “We are thrilled to be among the first vendors to implement the Data Dictionary v1.5 standard at the Platinum level. RESO is an important organization in our industry, and their efforts to standardize data have been successful because of our customers, like High Desert Association of REALTORS®. Our team is very proud of this accomplishment.”

Diane Smith, Executive Officer at HDAOR, said, “I am so delighted with Rapattoni for working with High Desert to accomplish this. Rapattoni is the best with stellar service and support! Their dedicated staff made this all happen.”

“It’s exciting to see the High Desert Association of REALTORS®, along with the hard work and assistance of their MLS technology partner Rapattoni, achieve the highest level of RESO Certification possible for the latest version of the Data Dictionary,” said Jeremy Crawford, CEO, RESO. “Collaboration is vital to the success of data standards, and is what’s needed to fuel innovation for future products and services for all HDAOR’s brokers and agents on the Rapattoni MLS platform.”

About Rapattoni MLS
Rapattoni MLS provides advanced features such as integrated GIS parcel mapping, an integrated member management and billing system, the industry's most advanced RETS 1.7.2 data exchange system with RESO Web API support and RESO Data Dictionary 1.5 Platinum certification, integrated aerial photography, a robust statistics and trends analysis package, and language translation. Rapattoni MLS is compatible with the Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Safari, and Chrome web browsers, can be run on PCs and Mac computers, and works seamlessly on popular smartphones and tablets with a native app available for iOS and Android devices.

About Rapattoni
Rapattoni Corporation has been serving the real estate industry for over 46 years. The company provides an array of integrated products and services for real estate associations and MLS organizations, including an internet-based MLS, association management software, and Integrated Website Services, along with hosting and technical support for each product. Rapattoni's association management customers represent more than 80% of the nation's REALTORS®. Rapattoni's headquarters are in Simi Valley, California.

About RESO
The mission of the Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO) is to create and promote the adoption of standards that drive efficiency throughout the real estate industry. RESO incorporated in November 2011 as an independent, not-for-profit trade organization that was previously a section of the National Association of REALTORS®. The RESO has more than 650 active members, including NAR, multiple-listing services, real estate associations, brokerages and industry technology providers. For more information, visit http://www.reso.org.

For more information, contact Rapattoni's Sales department at (800) 722-7338 or visit the Rapattoni website at http://www.rapattoni.com/.

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