October 2019 Release Notes

Highlights of this update include: 

  • CREXi Commercial Listings
  • Data Updates
  • Improved Search Capabilities  


CREXi Commercial Listings

RPR + NAR + CREXi =  Success!                                                                                                               

RPR has partnered with CREXi, a national listing platform, to bring more than 300,000 commercial property listings to RPR that are searchable nationwide for all REALTORS®. 

CREXi is a commercial real estate community and marketplace that simplifies transactions and accelerates business for brokers, buyers, agents and tenants. CREXi offers a suite of tools allowing brokers to quickly and easily manage their for-sale and for-lease offerings while also connecting clients with buyers.

NAR's partnership with CREXi allows REALTORS® to join the CREXi network through a free CREXi account and a 35% discount on CREXi Pro. Visit CREXi to schedule a demo and learn about your REALTOR® benefit!




Traffic Counts

Our yearly update of traffic counts, provided by Kalibrate, delivers the latest estimates and historical counts to Commercial maps. Now more than 1.5 million streets display traffic count data. Begin by clicking the Traffic button shown on the map in Commercial mode. 




To see traffic data on the mobile app, go to your homepage and enter an area in the search bar, then click the search button. On the Search Results screen, tap the circle icon with 3 horizontal dots. When the menu opens, select the Traffic icon. 




Commercial Tenant Data

This release updates tenant data for commercial properties to the latest information from SMR Research. Tenant data is displayed on commercial Property Details pages and can be included in Commercial Property Reports. This data, covering more than 8.9 million tenants, is updated quarterly. For more information about Commercial Tenant Data, see this article: Can I access information about tenants in commercial properties? 




Neighborhood Boundaries

Over 38 metros were enhanced or extended with additional coverage. Some of the Metro areas included are located in California, Colorado, Georgia, Kansas, Missouri, New York, Ohio, South Carolina, and Texas. This data, provided by Pitney Bowes, is refreshed quarterly.

To check out the new neighborhood data, select Neighborhoods above the search bar and enter an area in the search bar.

Tip: If you are unsure of the neighborhood name, select Within or Nearby from the drop-down to select from a list of neighborhoods within or nearby the specified area.


Residential Boundaries

Over 9,000 residential areas were added or enhanced with this quarterly update from Pitney Bowes. A significant focus was placed on areas in Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York,  Minnesota, Texas, and Wisconsin.  


Schools Data  

The quarterly refresh of school data, provided by Niche, includes updates to school ratings and community reviews. We have also updated our school district boundaries, provided quarterly by Pitney Bowes. Together, it's all the information you need to help your clients find a home within a school district that meets their expectations.  


Search Improvements

The auto-suggest function now supports street searches. We also made significant performance  improvements for faster auto-suggestions.



Opportunity Zones Search Capability

Analyze and search for properties within the 8,700 Opportunity Zones throughout the U.S. Available in both residential and commercial mode in RPR, as of August 1. An Opportunity Zone is an economically distressed community where new investments, under certain conditions, may be eligible for preferential tax treatment. To learn more, visit our Knowledge base article Can I search for properties in Opportunity Zones? 

If you would like to learn more about RPR, please visit the training section of our blog, where we have on-demand videos and recorded webinars. You can also register for live webinars.

For additional support, contact our 24/7 Customer Support Center at 877-977-7576 or use the yellow "Help" and "Live Chat" buttons on any page of the website.

RPR version 1.79 was released October 15, 2019. A PDF version of these Release Notes is attached at the end of this article.