MLS says no thanks to NAR funds for MRIS v. NeighborCity by Jim Townsend in Real Estate 08 Oct 2012 Inman News has reported that Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, Inc (MRIS), one of two MLSs who have filed in court against NeighborCity.com, has declined to accept funds from the National Association of Realtors, to help win its court fight. “We have not accepted any money This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share mlsmrisnarneighborcitynorthstar MLSStrategy Jim Townsend Jim Townsend, editorial director and a principal of the AIM Group, is a career journalist, consultant and interactive media pioneer with more than 35 years of experience in news management. Townsend joined the AIM Group in 2001 as an analyst and consultant and became a part-owner in 2003. He is based in Houston. He leads a global team of analysts who report media industry trends in North and South America, Europe, India, Asia, Australia and other countries in the Pacific Rim.