Southeast Arizona Association of REALTORS® Joins ARMLS® as a Shareholder
SIERRA VISTA, Ariz., Jan. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service (ARMLS®) and Southeast Arizona Association of REALTORS® have announced a transaction of the sale of the Southeast Arizona Multiple Listing Service known as SAMLS to ARMLS, making the Southeast Arizona Association of REALTORS a new association shareholder and partner of ARMLS®. Over the coming year, ARMLS and SAMLS will combine into one system.
"ARMLS was the right partner for us, they provide an array of services and products that made them a natural fit," said Shari Ward, President of the Southeast Arizona Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors. The addition of the Southeast Arizona Association of REALTORS® brings Sierra Vista, Benson, Tombstone, Huachuca City, Hereford, Bisbee and other southern Arizona cities into one database with Pima, Pinal and Maricopa counties up north from ARMLS.
Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service (ARMLS®) is the largest MLS in Arizona, providing MLS and other core services for MLS subscribers. ARMLS began operations in 1982 through collaboration by the shareholder boards to form the first regional MLS in the country. Now 30 years later, ARMLS provides training, support, and technology solutions for 39,000 real estate agents. ARMLS contracts not only with MLS search vendors but also engages other key service providers for mapping, lockbox services, remote MLS access through mobile devices, listing syndication and statistical data analysis. ARMLS invests heavily in technology, including their own in-house tax system called Monsoon.
About the Southeast Arizona Association of REALTORS®
Founded in 1971, the Southeast Arizona Association of REALTORS® Inc. is committed to provide vision, guidance, education, services and products to our Realtor® members and Affiliates; to abide by the Realtor® Code of Ethics; to encourage members to actively serve their communities; and to protect and promote private property rights.