has terminated the Picturepath Program® has announced that they are ending PicturePath, their tour syndication system, on Sept 30, 2018. Syndication to was one of our most popular features, so we want to help you understand what this change means for you and your customers. 

It’s important to realize that PicturePath was not built in order to get virtual tour links onto Rather, it was a way for to make money from agents by charging them to post the link to the virtual tour. Otherwise, the link would not be on at all, despite the fact that the link is in the data feed that gets from the MLS. The other big upside was that the agent could have the branded tour on, not just the unbranded tour. In 2017, made this service free for all agents, but still required the link be posted either by the agent or via PicturePath syndication. 

So, how can you be sure to get branded tours onto going forward? 

Fortunately, there is a simple answer. Today, gets the virtual tour links from the MLS in the vast majority of cases. As long as the agent puts the link into the MLS, the tour will make it to That link will, of course, be the unbranded link. However, we can detect inbound links from and automatically upgrade it to the branded tour. We have been doing this in Canada with for years, and we now do this for as well. This will ensure that your customers will continue to receive the benefit of the branded experience they are used to without interruptions.

For agents in areas where the MLS doesn’t share the virtual tour links with, the agents can add the links themselves via the Realsuite℠ dashboard on

We recommend you add a note to your delivery email templates [My Account > Email Templates] to remind agents to post the virtual tour links in their MLS to ensure they get the most exposure for their listings and personal brand. 

If you have any questions, has provided contact information in the announcement.

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