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Import the properties from the Austin Board of Realtors and enable automatic data synchronization.

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How to use MLS Import with ACTRIS MLS

Import properties from the Austin Board of Realtors MLS in a few steps:

  1. Get a compatible Real Estate WordPress theme. MLS Import integrates live ACTRIS listings into WpResidenceWpEstateHouzez, and Real Homes.
  2. Get the API Credentials from Bridge Interactive from ACTRIS for free.
  3. Subscribe to the MLS Import plugin, install it connect to ACTRIS MLS with your API credentials. 
  4. Select what listings to import from the ACTRIS MLS database.MLS Import will successfully add and sync the selected properties. 

How to get ACTRIS Web API credentials?

Regardless of the package you selected, as an ABoR member or subscriber, you get FREE ACCESS to RESO API through the Bridge Interactive platform. This platform is one of the most advanced and intuitive platforms that allows transporting property data built on trust and open technology standards so that any organization can use it quickly and efficiently.

  1. Create your MLS Grid account 
  2. Register in Bridge Interactive
  3. Email [email protected] to get approved in Bridge Interactive
  4. Login and request the UNLOCK MLS feed details through the Bridge platform 
  5. Wait for approval, and you can start using the MLS Import plugin from your website.

How to contact the Austin Board of Realtors

The RESO API access request process through Bridge Interactive on Unlock MLS is simple and FREE.

Contact information: Email [email protected]

What is the Austin Board of Realtors

The Austin Central Texas Realty Information Service (ACTRIS) is the MLS owned and operated by ABOR.

Texas is among the top 3 states for global real estate demand. The Austin Board of Realtors (ABoR) is one of the most innovative real estate associations serving the needs of Central Texas REALTORS® and homebuyers, sellers, and renters for nearly a century.

If this association does not cover your area, there are other Multiple Listing Services(MLS) in Texas

ABoR connects you to over 14,000 real estate professionals in the Austin area and beyond.

ABoR promotes private property rights and provides accurate, comprehensive property listing information for Central Texas. In addition, the ABoR connects Realtors to valuable resources and educational opportunities.

ACTRIS is the ABoR MLS, the primary MLS for the Greater Austin and Metro Areas.

ACTRIS provides real estate professionals with the tools and data to help clients buy or sell regional properties.

The Austin Board of Realtors states ACTRIS MLS as an intricate network of technology providers working together to help drive the real estate industry forward. With ACTRIS MLS, you can give your business an edge with accurate data and powerful, reliable tools.

It offers the following services: 

  • Brokerage Multiple Listing Service
  • Residential Leasing Multiple Listing Service 
  • Leasing management service

ACTRIS is RESO ready

ACTRIS MLS database is natively mapped to the most modern standard, the Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO).

RESO Web API is a great innovative solution that, since 2018, has been replacing RETS FEED.

One of the benefits of being RESO-compliant for people who subscribe to multiple industry-standard MLSs is that they will have faster development time and consistency in various data providers.

Benefits of RESO API

The RESO API standard compliance is important, and below is a list of the advantages you will get by using an MLS which is RESO-ready:

  • As an MLS member/ subscriber, you have faster and more secure access to updates/ results.
  • All MLSs data fields for software programming are standardized after RESO Data Dictionary, eliminating the need to “map” local MLS data. 
  • Standardized data fields make writing third-party applications straightforward with lower security concerns.
  • Lower hosting costs, as of decreased utilizing frequency;
  • Accuracy and reliability.
  • Access to curated tools and technology already used by outside competitors, syndicators, and aggregators.


The ACTRIS subscribers are committed to providing reliable data from 73 Areas and the 18 primary counties listed below:

  • Bastrop
  • Bell, Blanco
  • Burnet
  • Caldwell
  • Comal
  • Fayette
  • Guadalupe
  • Gillespie
  • Gonzales
  • Hays
  • Lampasas
  • Lee, Llano
  • Milam
  • San Saba
  • Travis
  • Williamson

You can see the areas on the map below.

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What are the Benefits of Joining the

To access the ACTRIS MLS, you must be an ABoR member.
The ABoR has its own rules for access, membership, and information sharing among its members, but it is still aligned to national regulations established by the National Association of Realtors.

The ABoR team provides a complete documentation library, training resources, and video tutorials. This allows ABoR members and their clients to be connected to the most robust marketplace with the most comprehensive, accurate, and up-to-date listing information in Central Texas. Also, membership in the ABoR allows you to claim that you hold a Realtor License.

As a member of the Austin Board for Realtors, you have the following benefits:

  • Access to the ACTRIS MLS
  • Accurate property details
  • Ongoing training and education
  • Access to Superior Technology
  • Entrance to exclusive industry events
  • FREE Inman Select subscription

How to become a member of ABoR ?

As an ABoR member, you will have access to a community of experienced professionals committed to continual growth and development.

Before becoming a member of ABoR, you would have to earn your Texas Real Estate License first.

THE TEXAS REAL ESTATE COMMISSION (TREC) has the below requirements to obtain a Texas Real Estate Sales Agent License:

  • You must be at least 18 years old 
  • You must be a U.S. citizen or a lawfully admitted alien
  • You must take a real estate course which lasts 180 hours
  • Optional – Have a broker sponsor you
  • Submit paperwork along with fees to the Texas Real Estate Commission
  • Submitting fingerprints and taking the exam
  • Confirmation

After you get the Texas Real Estate License, whether you’re a broker, agent, or other real estate professional, ABoR puts at your disposal the best-in-class tools and technologies, which are packed into four membership packages:

  • REALTOR® Membership
  • Broker Membership
  • Affiliate Membership
  • ACTRIS MLS Subscription

More here: How to join Abor   and Abor Pricing

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