As you can see from the press release below, Tuolumne AOR members will go from having a single system to have MLS system of choice along with a significant expansion of technology services and expanded reach though MLS NorCal Alliance. Tuolumne county is the gateway to Yosemite , a favorite destination for San Francisco Bay Area residents.
As you can see from the map, Tuolumne is nearby Metrolist and California Regional MLS. All of these regional MLSs are great, and I am sure it was a difficult decision.
Press Release follows.
Tuolumne Association of REALTORS Joins bridgeMLS, Joining Bridge AOR and Delta AOR
BERKELEY, Calif. – November 9, 2023 – bridgeMLS, the powerhouse Regional MLS of the East Bay of San Francisco, created as a result of collaboration between Bridge Association of Realtors and Delta Association of REALTORS is pleased to welcome Tuolumne County Association of REALTORS into their regional MLS. bridgeMLS will now service nearly 4000 subscribers and will continue to participate in the NorCal MLS Alliance.
“This strategic move to bridgeMLS is driven by a commitment to providing advanced technology, comprehensive resources, and improved access to real estate listings. bridgeMLS offers a modern platform that empowers real estate professionals with robust tools to streamline operations and deliver exceptional service to our members and their clients,” says Shauna Love, Association Executive, Tuolumne County Association of REALTORS®.
The Tuolumne County Board of Directors met late September and made a motion to move forward with bridgeMLS as their MLS provider.
According to CEO of bridgeMLS and Bridge Association of REALTORS, DaVina Lara, “Once the agreement is executed later this month, bridgeMLS expects to move forward and have Tuolumne AOR added to the list of Associations serviced in addition to Bridge AOR and Delta AOR – becoming the third Association to service.”
“We are thrilled to make this leap into the future of real estate by partnering with bridgeMLS,” said Brad Vondrak, 2023 Tuolumne County Association of REALTORS® President. “This transition represents a major milestone for our organization, and we are eager to harness the power of bridgeMLS’s cutting-edge technology and resources to better serve our members and the community.”
Tuolumne members will maintain association autonomy but expand MLS services to include MLS system of choice featuring Paragon and ConnectMLS. According to Lara, “we are a value driven organization that prioritizes service and training across a critical swath of MLS technology services at a reasonable price for our subscribers.” This year, bridgeMLS released four new services that will be available to Tuolumne Members.
- Offer Manager by Showing Time
Offer Manager by Showing Time – Offer Manager brings a boost of efficiency and improved communication to a critical part of the real estate process. This increases industry professionalism and helps agents better serve their clients, regardless of their communication style or transaction management platform.
Restb.ai – Restb.ai’s technology aids agents in the listing creation process by analyzing images and auto populating the relevant listing details that can be seen in the photos. As each photo is uploaded, Restb.ai’s industry-leading artificial intelligence reads each photo and automatically detects each image’s room type such as a kitchen, bathroom or home office and the property’s features such as stainless-steel appliances, a kitchen island, or the presence of a beamed ceiling. bridgeMLS was the first MLS to launch Restb.ai in August of 2022 and the new release includes Restb.ai Advanced Tags and listing auto-population technology to improve listing input speed and quality.
ListTrac – ListTrac provides online listing activity reporting for real estate brokers and agents offering unbiased, actionable marketing intelligence in one place to help guide listing campaigns. The ListTrac Seller Report demonstrates the reach of digital property marketing.
Brevitas – Brevitas offers a commercial search and marketing platform. Brevitas separates itself from the competition with unparalleled networking and team collaboration tools. The platform is free to use. Our basic account includes unlimited listings, requests, and leads.
bridgeMLS is the leading MLS Source in the Northern California/Bay Area Region with access to 10+ MLSs, providing more than 80% state coverage with a mission to promote cooperation and by providing accurate and comprehensive data through innovative technology and services. To learn more, visit bridgeMLS.com.
About Tuolumne County Association of REALTORS®
The Tuolumne County Association of REALTORS® was formed and chartered on May 8, 1956 as the Board of REALTORS® of Tuolumne County, by the National Association of Real Estate Boards (now the National Association of REALTORS®). The Board changed its name to the Tuolumne County Board of REALTORS® in 1976 and then to the Tuolumne County Association of REALTORS® in 1990. 1980 saw peak membership at 334 REALTORS® . At present the total is 329. For more information, visit tcrealtors.org.