1996 - MTRMLS, Inc. is established January 1, 1996. The regional MLS is formed by seven Realtor® associations in Middle Tennessee by merging four independent MLS operations.
Mid-1996 - MTRMLS sets into motion a development project creating a mirror database of its MLS system being serviced by Interealty Corporation. This is so that MTRMLS can gain control of its database of listings and permit the development of software programs.
1997 - Complete conversion to RealTracs occurs on December 28, 1997. Middle Tennessee Realtors® convert from a text-based system to a Microsoft Windows, browser-based application. In addition, and for the first time, MTRMLS assumes all responsibility for training, technical support, and customer support services. MTRMLS also expands its service to the Realtor® community, assuming responsibilities for Internet access, email, photography and the continuous development of a comprehensive MLS system.
2001 - MTRMLS files a “doing business as” (d/b/a) RealTracs Solutions with the State of Tennessee. The goal is to eventually brand all aspects of MTRMLS as RealTracs, including the company name, intranet application, email addresses and public listing search website.
2002 - RealTracs Solutions begins development of a Realtor® association management program (ARMS) to explore the software development process. After successfully
deploying the ARMS program, which is in use today by seven Realtor® associations in Middle Tennessee, the directors sanction the complete re-writing of the MLS system.
2003 - By the summer of 2003 and in conjunction with the termination of the MarketLinx agreement, work begins in earnest to write the complete MLS system in Microsoft’s .Net (“dot net”) environment.
2004 - Ground is broken for new RealTracs offices in Brentwood. MLS relocates from the location on West End Ave. to present location on Old Hickory Blvd. in Brentwood.
2005 - MarketLinx system is turned off and the new RealTracs.net launched, marking a milestone in the history of RealTracs Solutions. For the first time, RealTracs Solutions becomes free of its dependence on third-party software developers.
2006 - RealTracs continues to add system features and modifications requested by Users in the coming years, such as an automated email prospecting system, a flyer
wizard, easy media uploads, document uploads, page-sensitive help screens, integration with street maps, mobile RealTracs applications, and cross-browser compatibility.
Enhancements are a continuous process, and in 2010 a new Bing mapping search is the prelude to a complete system rewrite.
2007 - Courthouse Retrieval System (CRS) is selected and integrated with RealTracs to provide this information in a full-featured system.
2009 - RealTracs begins two-month conversion process from the Supra to SentriLock lockbox system
2011 - RealTracs Mobile Web application is launched
2013 - After months of planning, a full rewrite of RealTracs version 3 begins.
2014 - First beta testing of RealTracs version 3 begins
December 2014 - The first system-wide release of Preview.RealTracs.net (RT v.3) occurs
2015 - System development of RealTracs 3.0 continues with numerous features added throughout the year
2016 - RealTracs begins the year-long celebration of 20 years in business.
2016 - Homesnap mobile application is released as a free feature to all users March 29, 2016 - RealTracs 3.0 is successfully released to all users and subscribers
and becomes an instant hit with a number of new features.
August 2017 - MTRMLS, Inc. drops the d/b/a of RealTracs Solutions and incorporates as RealTracs, Inc.
April 2018 - RealTracs certified RESO Data Dictionary Platinum 1.5
April 2018 - MLS Grid launches service as the provider for RealTracs' Data Dictionary Platinum Web API
September 2018 - RealTracs launches a new billing system giving users more flexibility than ever before.