WAV Group would like to congratulate BHHS and Constellation1 on the announcement of their agreement with Constellation1 to aggregate property data for the international consumer website for the nation’s largest brokerage.
As you may recall, Constellation acquired Real Estate Digital (RED) a few years ago. RED powered a number of BHHS company owned firms and franchise firms. The announcement appears to expand the data aggregation service agreement to cover the entire BHHS enterprise. Constellation has been doing national data aggregation to hydrate their dozens of broker and agent software applications for many years.
Foreign Language is new to me. We always focused on Gabriels, Immobel, and Proxio for companies who needed language translation. This is a “good to know.”
Constellation1 jumped into the data aggregation services just as Wolfnet was exiting. Glad to have them on board!
Please see below for the full press release.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chooses Constellation1 to Power bhhs.com
Demonstrating Constellation1’s data services expertise, center of excellence, and collaboration
NEWPORT BEACH, CALIF. (PRWEB) JANUARY 28, 2022 – HSF Affiliates LLC, the parent company of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, has selected Constellation1, a leading provider of real estate technology and data services for brokerages, franchises, MLSs, and vendors across North America, to provide customized APIs to power MLS data and other data types on the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices website (bhhs.com) and to provide national and international listing syndication services. This follows the announcement on May 24, 2021, that Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices selected Constellation1 to provide its international data and syndication solutions.
The data services deal is the first of its kind for Constellation1. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices will continue to use its market-leading Adobe Experience to provide the franchise and brokerage website front end at bhhs.com. Constellation1’s robust suite of customized APIs powers this front end, providing MLS listing data across more than 300 MLSs, property search and autocomplete features, as well as property details and market trends. Constellation1’s APIs are also providing demographic and school data from LiveBy and authentication services. This complete solution integrates with HSF’s REflex system.
To support Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ growing international presence, Constellation1 is handling multilingual translation and real-time currency conversion for markets as diverse as Mexico, Denmark, India, and more. Finally, Constellation1 is managing syndication of all Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices listings publishers like Trulia, Zillow, Juwai.com, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, and Nikkei. These high-quality data APIs and comprehensive syndication services will support Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ continued growth in the United States and abroad.
“We needed an established and experienced technology provider to provide the data and APIs to power our front-end website. We chose Constellation1 based on their track record and because their long-term ownership model means they will be a stable and reliable partner for years to come,” stated Mike Fortes, VP Solution Strategy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ parent company, HSF Affiliates LLC.
“Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is a rapidly growing brand, internationally recognized for excellence in real estate. We are thrilled it chose Constellation1 to power its technology offerings,” said Andrew Binkley, President of Constellation1. “This decision is a testament to the expertise we have amassed at Constellation1 over the past two decades building a center of excellence for real estate technology services.”
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ decision to work with Constellation1 is a testament to Constellation1’s data expertise, both in the US and abroad. Constellation1’s modular data and API solutions can be mixed and matched for unparalleled flexibility and combined seamlessly with existing solutions, which has allowed HSF to continue the existing relationships that power its customer-facing resources. Thanks to Constellation1, bhhs.com will display more than 25 million listings from more than 300 MLSs and international sources for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ 50,000+ agents.
Constellation1 provides front office, back office, and data services to real estate brokerages, franchises, MLSs, and technology vendors across North America. Constellation1 is your source for real estate technology. Constellation1 is a division of Constellation Web Solutions Inc. and its subsidiaries and is part of Constellation Real Estate Group. For more information, visit constellation1.com.
About Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is a global residential real estate brokerage franchise network with more than 50,000 real estate professionals and nearly 1,500 offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East, India and the Bahamas. In 2020, the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices global network represented more than $138 billion in real estate sales volume. The network, among the few organizations entrusted to use the world-renowned Berkshire Hathaway name, brings to the real estate market a definitive mark of trust, integrity, stability, and longevity. Visit http://www.bhhs.com.
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