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Council of Multiple Listing Services (CMLS) hires TJ Bolan as Director of Programs

Congratulations CMLS for a great addition to your team TJ Bolan! His depth of expertise as a rising star at Northwest MLS blended with his experience launching 80 new markets for REDFIN makes him an ideal Director of Programs! We are honored that WAV Group was able to recruit TJ For this pivotal position!

By |2021-09-20T08:35:17-07:00September 20th, 2021|MLS, Press Releases|0 Comments

CFPB Leadership Becoming More Balanced and User-Friendly

There is a bill gaining traction that will change the governance of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau away from one executive to a bi-partisan board of five leaders. The goal of the governance change is to make the CFBP more inclusive and more considerate of changes to consumer credit, based on input from the real estate and mortgage industry, as well as consumers.

Transaction Management Systems need to “talk to one another” for more Market Efficiency

The 2021 WAV Group Transaction Management Interoperability Study revealed brokers have strong interest in the ability for Digital Transaction Management systems to pass data seamlessly for the brokerages representing two sides of a transaction. Today, brokers have to enter data in as many as 9 or 10 systems, creating inefficiency, added cost and increased chances of inaccurate data.

By |2021-08-16T16:08:31-07:00August 17th, 2021|Broker Technology Research, Reports, Research|0 Comments

New England Real Estate Network (NEREN), the nation’s first primary multi-state MLS, continues expansion into Massachusetts.

NEREN has added a new shareholder owner. Greater Newburyport REALTORS marks NEREN’s second Massachusetts shareholder. NEREN, formed in 1994, is now owned by 25 local REALTOR Associations within New Hampshire, Vermont, and Massachusetts.

By |2021-08-13T11:09:08-07:00August 16th, 2021|MLS, Press Releases|0 Comments

MMSI, fastest-growing MLS SSO Dashboard provider, partners with realMLS and NEFAR

Nicole Jensen and Glenn East, CEO’s and two of the movers and shakers in the MLS and Association space have partnered with their long-time tech partner, MMSI, to offer an SSO Dashboard to provide a one stop shop of all of the value services offered by both the Northeast Florida Association of REALTORS®(NEFAR) and RealMLS.

By |2021-08-12T11:58:35-07:00August 12th, 2021|MLS, Press Releases|0 Comments

Lone Wolf Accelerates Data Analytics Vision with Acquisition of Terradatum

Lone Wolf is at it again, rolling up another broker-centric technology. The latest acquisition is Terradatum - a leading provider of broker market share and business analytics. Terradatum has been one of the leading providers of market share and recruiting reports for brokers for many years.

By |2021-08-04T10:12:49-07:00August 4th, 2021|Mergers & Acquisitions, Press Releases|0 Comments

Delivering on Your Own Brokerage’s Secret Sauce

Real estate brokerages need to identify a meaningful, customer-centric benefit they can deliver that is true to their brand and yet meaningfully different than competitors. We have helped tons of brokerages, tech companies and even MLSs figure out how to differentiate themselves from others.

By |2021-07-26T17:57:52-07:00July 27th, 2021|Marketing, Our Company, Our Services|0 Comments

Are your subscribers suffering because you haven’t implemented MLS System upgrades?

We hear that some MLSs are reticent to rollout new features because they do not want to upset their customers. While we totally understand that, there are ways to ensure that the changes you’re proposing will be received well.

By |2021-07-23T16:25:31-07:00July 26th, 2021|MLS, Technology|0 Comments

NEREN MLS finds effective way to measure technology adoption, especially in an era of increased choice

Gone are the days when “one size fits all” communications work. There are so many variables that can affect the types of technology that make sense for each one of your customers. It’s time to start segmenting your customers and better understand the role and value that you play in each of their lives.

By |2021-07-23T08:25:31-07:00July 21st, 2021|Real Estate Technology, Technology|0 Comments

Proactive Support Builds Better Member Engagement

Agents are busy people. While it’s commonplace to juggle multiple urgent tasks at once, those not-so-urgent duties, such as completing required Continuing Education classes or license renewals, may be forgotten until they, too, are in need of immediate attention. This is where a proactive association can once again prove its value proposition to its members. The Greater Rochester Association of REALTORS® (GRAR) set out to find ways to make it easier for their members to keep track of these important milestones.

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World Names Michael Pappas Chairman of the Board

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) announced today that Michael Pappas of The Keyes Family of Companies has been elected to a two-year term as chairman of the board of directors. The board provides strategic guidance for LeadingRE®, a global network of 550 market-leading real estate firms in 70 countries.

By |2021-06-14T10:19:46-07:00June 14th, 2021|Announcements, Press Releases|0 Comments

OneKey® MLS adds Three Data and Technology Experts to its Board of Managers to help keep REALTORS® relevant and profitable

Gone are the days when decisions can be made over months and even years. To compete effectively against the smart capital entering real estate, MLSs need to learn how to think and act like a technology company. They need to make well-informed decisions quickly with the help of technology innovators that know what it takes to deliver technology that REALTORS® value.

By |2021-07-02T10:08:41-07:00May 25th, 2021|Announcements, MLS, Press Releases|0 Comments