MRIS selects Onboard Informatics Listings 360°Insight Advisor to power business intelligence platform

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March 1, 2012 - New York, NY. Onboard Informatics announces that industry innovator and leader MRIS (Metropolitan Regional Information Systems) has chosen Onboard’s Listings 360°Insight Advisor as an enhanced business tool and customer benefit.  The 360°Insight Advisor business intelligence system tracks and reports consumer real estate listing activities across virtually all consumer websites where MRIS customers’ listings are published.  Real-time information and dynamic reports are provided to MRIS customers via individual, secure portals to enable faster and better informed decisions by home sellers and buyers, with the professional assistance of their real estate agent. "Extensive market research tells us that real estate professionals need a constant flow of real time market and listing analytics to provide better customer service in real time," says John L. Heithaus, Chief Marketing Officer of MRIS. As part of our Gen M system for the next generation of MLS tools, “Listings 360°Insight Advisor provides customers with comprehensive online activity of their client activity as well as market analytics from RealEstate Business Intelligence, another MRIS company”, says Heithaus. He continues “Just like Amazon, Netflix, iTunes and other consumer sites track, report, analyze and leverage intelligence gained from consumer activity while on their websites, we intend to implement the same level of sophisticated business tools and resources from our alliance with OBI.”

The beta version of the system will track usage information from HomesDatabase.com (MRIS’s consumer web site), other important publisher sites and member sites (agent and broker). Information will be  transformed into on-demand, real-time reports made available through simple,  functional online portals – for every MRIS customer at no additional cost.

“We’re excited to extend our existing partnership with MRIS adding to their impressive suite of productivity tools and real-time tools and resources”, says Jonathan Bednarsh, COO and President of Onboard. “MRIS is an innovator and a leader; providing Listings 360°Insight Advisor to their customers is a natural fit for both companies.”

MLSs seeking more information, please contact Onboard’s SVP of MLS Market Development, Kim Prior at kprior@onboardinformatics.com or 646.747.4396.

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About Onboard Informatics For more than a decade, Onboard Informatics has provided comprehensive local, regional and national real estate data solutions, powerful Web tools and Web services to some of the most innovative companies in the real estate, publishing, and technology sectors.  Onboard is the pioneer of true Lifestyle Search while also delivering seamless integration of property listings, community, school, neighborhood, geographic and demographic information to support client’s business objectives on Web and mobile platforms.  Privately held since its founding, Onboard is located in the heart of the world’s financial center in the Wall Street area of New York City.  For more information about Onboard Informatics visit www.onboardinformatics.com.

About MRIS MRIS is real estate in real time™, enabling its customers to list and sell nearly $300 million in real estate each day and nearly $100 billion in listings and closed sales in 2010. A leading developer of real estate information technology, MRIS connects its customers with timely, accurate and actionable data with a growing portfolio of technology solutions, including broker and agent software products and an industry-leading consumer portal, HomesDatabase.com. MRIS also showcases unique homes and offers tailored community information through its online television network, mrisTV.com. Behind the scenes, the CURE Solutions Group subsidiary of MRIS provides back-end technology to other MLS systems through CURE, a proprietary solution. MRIS serves nearly 42,000 real estate professionals spanning a 22,000 square mile section of the Mid-Atlantic region, including Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and markets located in Pennsylvania, Delaware and West Virginia. Visit us at www.mris.com, MRISblog.com and mrisTV.com, “Like” us on Facebook.com/MRISonFB and follow us on Twitter, @MRIS_REal_News.

RealEstate Business Intelligence, LLC (RBI) is a wholly owned subsidiary of MRIS. RBI is a primary source of real estate data, analytics and business intelligence for real estate professionals with business interests in the mid-Atlantic region. MRIS serves more than 40,000 real estate professionals spanning the Mid-Atlantic region, including Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and parts of Pennsylvania, Delaware and West Virginia.

Media Contacts

Onboard Informatics Karolynn Cionek Marketing Associate, 646-747-4396 kcionek@onboardinformatics.com

MRIS, Inc. John L. Heithaus Chief Marketing Officer, 301-838-4657 john.heithaus@mris.net